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Controversial bill on evolution, creationism in schools now law

» By PHILIP SPARN – psparn@my.apsu.edu Similar to the famous Scopes “Monkey Trial,” the state of Tennessee is again at the center of a controversy regarding the teaching of evolution and other scientific theories in public schools. The Tennessee Legislature recently passed a controversial law that changes the instructional measures ...

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Campus accessibility for the disabled a priority

» By TIFFANY HALL – thall29@my.apsu.edu Accessibility for all students is a necessary priority for APSU. “For the most part, we are a really accessible campus. All buildings are accessible for students with disabilities. I feel like we are ahead on accessibility,” said Nicole Jamen, Accommodations Coordinator for Disabilities. One ...

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The All State wins ‘outstanding’ paper in national competition

» STAFF REPORT The All State was awarded the “Most Outstanding University Newspaper for 2011-2012” among schools with enrollment of 2,500 or more and “First Place With Special Merit” by the American Scholastic Press Association. “‘First Place With Special Merit’ [is] given to a publication that scored over 950 points ...

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‘Sexiest man of 2023’ ‘Tonight Show,’ ‘Chelsea Lately’ regular, comedian Ross Mathews performs at Clement Auditorium

» By TIFFANY COMER – tcomer@my.apsu.edu The self proclaimed “People Magazine’s sexiest man of 2023,” Ross Mathews, graced APSU with his presence. The comedian, who has been in the TV spotlight for 10 years, is from the small town of Mt.Vernon, Wa., where Mathews said one can hear “charming things ...

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Lottery scholarship bill passes Senate 20-10

» ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE — A proposal that would make cutting some students’ lottery scholarships in half contingent on lottery revenues passed the Senate 20-10 the evening of Monday, April 16, despite criticism that the increase in revenues may not be consistent. The legislation, sponsored by Republican Sen. Dolores Gresham ...

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Game, Set, Match. Govs ,Lady Govs tennis pick up big OVC wins

» By DANIEL NEWTON – dnewton7@my.apsu.edu The APSU tennis teams prevailed this week over Ohio Valley Conference rivals Tennessee State on Friday, April 6, and Jacksonville State on Saturday, April 7. The men’s team won both matches convincingly, beating Tennessee State, 7-0, and Jacksonville State, 5-2, to push their overall ...

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