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Cross, Killebrew and Rawlins dormitories are scheduled for demolition starting this week

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu The process of demolishing the Cross, Killebrew and Rawlins buildings began as of Monday, Sept. 19. Three new residence halls will be constructed in their place after demolition is complete. The new buildings are scheduled to be opened and occupied by fall 2013. “The ...

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Task Force created to oversee campus diversity

» By ERICKA CONLEY – econley@my.apsu.edu & BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu APSU is dedicated to educating its students not only in academics, but also in the diversity that shapes our society. APSU has created a “Diversity Task Force” to make sure that diversity is fully accepted and understood on campus. ...

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‘Banned books week’ celebration

» APSU PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING Woodward Library at APSU, in conjunction with the American Library Association (ALA), will sponsor Banned Books Week, Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the right to access books without censorship. In some schools, classics like “The Adventures ...

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Repeal of policy prohibiting gays from serving openly in the military took effect Tuesday, Sept. 20

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu “While I was enlisted in the United States Navy, the issue of sexual orientation should have been the last thing I needed to focus on,” said Ryan Whipkey, sophomore political science major and president of the APSU Gay-Straight Alliance. “However, it haunted me daily. ...

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New Highland Crest campus has zero APSU enrollment

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu The new APSU and Volunteer State shared satellite campus, Highland Crest, has a startling imbalance in its registered students for the current school year. At this time, there are zero APSU students enrolled at Highland Crest, while Vol State has roughly 500 of its ...

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SGA senate election sets record for highest turn out

» By PATRICK ARMSTRONG – parmstrong@my.apsu.edu If you voted in the Student Government Association Fall election, then you helped set records. The 930 votes were the second-highest number cast in any SGA election and the highest voter turnout in a Fall election according to Kathryn White, chief justice. SGA also ...

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