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Biles, embattled director of Public Safety resigns

» By BRIAN BIGELO – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu After a tenure with its share of controversy, director of Public Safety Lantz Biles submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday, Oct. 5. His last day in the position will be Friday, Dec. 16. “Chief Biles has decided to relocate for personal reasons relating ...

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Phi Kappa Phi chapter receives national award

» By MORGAN SMITH – msmith156@my.apsu.edu APSU’s Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi, became a recipient of the national Chapter of Excellence distinction for 2010-11 on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The award is only extended to chapters that exhibit ideal efforts in the promotion of academic excellence and commitment to the service ...

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U.S. Sen. Corker speaks to PELP students at APSU

» APSU PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING Students in the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) at APSU asked several questions of Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., during his campus visit Thursday, Sept. 29, but one in particular affects young adults the most in today’s times. “What can the students do to get ...

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Smoking policy still controversial

» By JENELLE GREWELL – jgrewell@my.apsu.edu Changes to the smoking policy on campus were implemented at the start of this semester. Since the changes, students and community members have spoken out against and for the policy at Student Government Association meetings and through letters to the editor sent to The ...

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Education Opportunity Center recieves $1.8M grant

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu APSU has helped develop many resources to assist students in overcoming adversity and obstacles associated with starting college. . Entering college can be daunting, especially to non-traditional, low-income or foreign students. The Educational Opportunity Center provides help to those students fitting the criteria mentioned. ...

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Subway opens on campus, replaces Austin’s

» By ALLISON KIRK – akirk1@my.apsu.edu At 10:20 a.m., students were lined up outside the Harvill Bookstore building waiting for the doors of the new Subway to open on Thursday, Sept. 29. They counted down until the clock hit 10:30 a.m. when the doors opened. Joe Mills, director of Housing/Residential ...

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