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Sigma Phi Epsilon awarded Buchanon Cup for 3rd time

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu The APSU chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon was recently awarded the Buchanan Cup Award for the third time in recognition of being one of the best chapters nationally. “The awarding of the Buchanan Cup to the Tennessee Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon serves ...

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Freshman dies in car wreck

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu APSU freshman Jackson Amos, 18, and local Rossview High School senior Amy Stringer, 17, were killed in a one-car collision on Rossview Road on Aug. 28. Also injured in the wreck were Tyler Farrow, 17, and Matthew Williams, 18. Farrow and Williams were transported ...

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African refugees held in Phoenix airport bomb scare

» ASSOCIATED PRESS A judge on Friday, August 26, ordered two African refugees to remain behind bars for their role in what police describe as a fake bomb found at Phoenix’s airport, saying that even though the incident could have been a big misunderstanding, it also could have been a ...

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Judge allows Loughner’s forcible medication

» ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge ruled Friday that prison doctors may continue to forcibly medicate the man accused in the deadly Arizona shooting rampage, saying he refused to second-guess medical experts who concluded that the suspect’s condition deteriorated. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns said Jared Lee Loughner kept himself ...

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Course recommendation software gets $1 million grant

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE chris.coppedge@gmail.com & ERICKA CONLEY econley@my.apsu.edu APSU has recently received half of a $1 million grant awarded to Tennessee universities from Complete College America and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in large part due to APSU’s new online course recommendation software. The program began through the ...

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Tuition increased by 8 percent over last academic year

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu APSU students can expect to pay more for classes this year due to an eight percent increase in tuition costs for in-state students, the largest increase in the past three years. APSU staff and faculty will also see a 3 percent salary increase. “Tuition ...

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