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Iota Phi Theta Fraternity makes history, completes ‘Divine Nine’

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., the last of the Divine Nine, has officially introduced itself to the APSU community with three new members. The Divine Nine are the nine historically black fraternities and sororities that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Until recently, APSU has had only eight of the ...

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$1.3 million federal grant awarded to APSU to be used in Veterans Open Bound

U.S. Department of Education has awarded a five-year, $1.3 million U.S. Department of Education TRiO grant to APSU. The grant has been awarded to open a Veteran’s Upward Bound on campus. This VUB office will serve 125 veterans from Fort Campbell and Houston, Montgomery, Robertson and Stewart counties. “The purpose ...

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College of Arts and Letters expresses disbelief, anger at faculty meeting

By: Steven Prescott President White held a listening event on Nov 2. to ease faculty concerns and answer their questions about Dean Dixie Webb’s decision to cut one of three full-time Philosophy positions in the History and Philosophy Department. Faculty in the College of Arts and Letters say they were ...

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IFC hosts Men’s Health Week full of events and activities

By: William Hayes The Interfraternity Council will be hosting their first Men’s Health Week Nov. 13 through Nov. 18. They will be providing free education and support on the issue of men’s health. “Basically we are bringing awareness of health issues that men usually are not willing to discuss,” Senior ...

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SGA revisits idea of pepper spray, Code of Conduct, revises Act 2

By: Steven Prescott President of the College Republicans Taylar Scott asked senators to introduce legislation requesting APSU remove pepper spray as a Code of Conduct violation at the SGA meeting on Nov. 1. Last year, SGA passed legislation to request pepper spray be allowed by the Student Code, however that ...

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‘White Lives Matter’ protests come to Tennessee

White Nationalists and counter-protestors met in Shelbyville County to protest illegal immigrant settlement and carried Confederate flags through the streets. Approximately 160 white nationalists participated. The movement planned to travel from Shelbyville to Murfreesboro, Tn. According to USA today, some participants wore items connecting them to the Traditionalist Worker Party, ...

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