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OUR encourages student research

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER For over a decade APSU students have received research and travel grants from the office of undergraduate research, OUR, to conduct projects in all areas of study. “We support students that have research ideas and connect them with faculty mentors,” Erin Lynch-Alexander from OUR said. ...

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Survivors speak: 21st annual Clothesline Project

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) states one person experiences  sexual assault every 98 seconds. In addition, for 80 percent of juvenile victims, the perpetrator was a parent. According to RAINN, however, only about six of every 1,000 of these stories are brought to light. After rescheduling from ...

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Ryan Ivey proposes athletics fee increase to SGA

Athletics Director Ryan Ivey spoke with the SGA during their Wednesday, April 12 meeting, asking for their support in raising the athletic fee to $450 per semester, an increase of $50. Ivey was hired in August 2015 to help lead the newly branded APSU athletics. The athletic department has been ...

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APSU celebrates 90th anniversary with campus-wide events

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Ninety years ago, the Austin Peay Normal School was signed into existence. Over the years, it has gone through many changes to become the university it is today. To honor APSU’s birthday, there are several events going on throughout April, ending in the 90-hour Govs ...

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Jump for Jude raises over $15,000

APSU’s Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity hosted their annual Jump for Jude Philanthropy event on Friday April 7, in the Foy Rec Center. This year, Jump for Jude helped raised over $15,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. ATO has been hosting Jump for Jude at APSU since ...

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SGA introduces 5 pieces of legislation, rejects dress code

SGA introduced various new legislation asking for improvement of student Wi-Fi, removal of his/her pronouns for inclusiveness and healthier food options in the Dunn Center during the April 5 SGA meeting. Senators also voted against two bills introduced the previous week, including Sen. Rebecca Jacks’ Act No. 16, which called ...

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