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WRAP IT! Play it safe. STDs remain a constant threat to campus health.

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu It seems not even organized college campuses are entirely free from the unquenchable youthful desire for sex. This has led to Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Illnesses becoming a sizable problem on APSU’s campus. “We do see STIs frequently in the clinic,” said Kristy Reed, Family Nursing ...

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Black history events planned for February

» By TIFFANY HALL – thall29@my.apsu.edu February is national Black History Month, and the Wilbur N. Daniel African-American Cultural Center has a lot of activities planned. The center serves the purpose of being an educational and resource center. The center is also responsible for all of the events that support ...

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Mexico says drought also hurting marijuana growers

» ASSOCIATED PRESS CULIACAN, Mexico — The drought in northern Mexico is so bad that it has hurt even illicit drug growers and their normally well-tended crops of marijuana and opium poppies, a Mexican army commander said Monday, Jan. 30 . One effect of the lack of rains is that ...

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Marine pleads guilty to assaulting fellow Marine

» ASSOCIATED PRESS KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii — A Hawaii-based Marine accused of hazing a fellow Marine who later killed himself in Afghanistan pleaded guilty Monday, Jan. 30, to assault as part of an agreement with prosecutors. Lance Cpl. Jacob Jacoby admitted in a special court-martial that he punched and kicked ...

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Haslam unveils plan for higher ed capital projects

» ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE — The more than $330 million Gov. Bill Haslam has appropriated for capital projects and maintenance at the state’s colleges and universities is a good start considering they haven’t received sufficient funding in nearly four years, state officials said Monday, Jan. 30. The Republican governor stressed ...

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Foy celebrates 5 years of fitness

» By JENELLE GREWELL – jgrewell@my.apsu.edu The Foy Fitness and Recreation center celebrated its five-year anniversary on Monday, Jan. 30, with cake and ice cream. “First and foremost, wow, has it been five years already?” said David Davenport, director of the Foy. “We’ve accomplished so much in five years with ...

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