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Veteran, actor and DWTS winner J.R. Martinez speaks to students

In April 2003, 19-year-old J.R. Martinez was driving his unit in a Humvee in Iraq when the front left tire hit a roadside bomb. “Within a matter of seconds, this Humvee was now engulfed in flames,” Martinez said. He was trapped inside the fire for five minutes. In the years ...

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SGA goes one month without legislation

SGA has gone one full month without legislation for the semester. At the Feb. 28 meeting, according the minutes, there was no report from Executive Secretary Colin Crist, Chief Justice Waqas Ahmed, or President Frank Burns. The only report came from Vice President Jordan Reedy discussing the Archwood Reception on ...

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Physicist Stephen Hawking passed away at 76

ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday. “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years,” his ...

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Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. The rising Democratic star had been an extremely popular mayor with an ambitious agenda to transform ...

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Tesla Coil lights-up APSU’s growing Physics Department

Last month, the APSU Instagram featured a photo of students creating a bolt of electricity using a Tesla Coil. Jonathan Bunton, senior physics major, said that APSU got the coil a year ago as part of the Physics department’s ongoing series of outreach projects. Tesla coils take electricity and build ...

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Ziegler Leadership Forum discusses diversity, culture, inclusion

On Thursday, February 22nd, the Office of Student Life and Engagement and the student leadership committee held the Ziegler Leadership Forum. The forum’s theme this year was inclusion and diversity. Emily Rendleman said “I really liked the theme inclusion and diversity. I wish I had been more present a year ...

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