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SGA votes to support athletic fee increase

The Student Government Association spent around 15 minutes discussing the proposed increased athletics fee during an extended meeting Wednesday, April 19. With some senators absent, the final vote was 13-4 in favor of supporting Athletic Director Ryan Ivey’s proposition for the athletics department. Sen. Sara Alexander began the discussion by citing ...

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VetSuccess assists with college veteran transition

WILLIAM HAYES | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Twice a semester, VetSucess and the Military Student Center come together  to help former and currently serving men and women of the armed forces and assists in the gap for veterans whether it comes to academic needs such as a need for books or mastering ...

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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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