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APSU Housing to offer upperclassman opt-out

APSU’s Office of Housing/Residence Life and Dining Services has offered an upperclassman opt-out of housing contracts because of the enrollment increase for the upcoming school year. According to an email sent by Housing and Residence Life, “APSU has had an exceptional number of freshmen apply for housing and have completely run ...

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at age 74

ASSOCIATED PRESS TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above ...

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APSU student dies on study abroad trip

APSU student Sue Nash fell to the ground and died on a study abroad trip after landing at the International Barajas Airport Madrid on May 12. The 63-year-old was still in customs. The cause of death is currently unknown. Under Spanish law, an autopsy was conducted but the results will not ...

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Former Clarksville pitcher Everett drowns while fishing

ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt freshman pitcher Donny Everett drowned while fishing in Tennessee a day before the Commodores were to open the NCAA Tournament on Friday. He was 19. The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement Friday that Everett was with two teammates and two ...

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Full-time APSU employees can now carry handguns on campus

ASSOCIATED PRESS — A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law on Monday without Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s signature. Haslam said in a statement that he disagreed with the bill for not allowing campus leaders “to make their own decisions regarding ...

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