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SGA reorganizes campaigning process

SGA passed legislation reshaping the way senators campaign for their seats in their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 15. No longer are senators allowed to use incentives in exchange for votes and campaigning will now last two weeks instead of three days. Sen. Rebecca Jacks’ Act No. 14 and Resolution No. ...

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SGA hosts annual blood drive on campus

The Student Government Association, the Pre-Professional Health Society and the American Red Cross held the annual blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Wednesday, Feb. 8, and Thursday, Feb. 9, in the MUC Ballroom. The event was sponsored by SGA and coordinated by SGA Executive Secretary Blaine Gundersen. According ...

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Art and Design Building delays leave professors without office space

The prolonged construction for the new Art and Design Building leaves professors with no offices and little space for working, APSU’s art and design students say. According to APSU’s press release, the construction for the building was to begin in Oct. 2015 and it was excepted to open Spring 2017. ...

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Dannelle Whiteside named general university counsel

MAHALIA SMITH | CONTRIBUTING WRITER Dannelle Whiteside, former general attorney for the U.S. Department of Education in the office of Civil Rights, became the new general counsel for APSU in January. A Nashville native, Whiteside has a long resume of work in Tennessee, including general counsel for the Tennessee Board ...

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New safety app hits APSU

APSU Campus Police and PR & Marketing have partnered with a company called LiveSafe to implement a campus safety app that will be available Wednesday, Feb. 15. The app will give students, faculty, staff and visitors different ways to contact campus police. The idea for implementing a safety app at ...

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SGA votes on TN legislature gun bills

SGA voted on legislation currently going through Tennessee’s state legislature during their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8. The Tennessee Board of Regents asked SGA to vote on the legislation in order to gain an idea of how students and universities across the state felt on issues regarding firearms. House Bill ...

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