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Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. The rising Democratic star had been an extremely popular mayor with an ambitious agenda to transform ...

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Tesla Coil lights-up APSU’s growing Physics Department

Last month, the APSU Instagram featured a photo of students creating a bolt of electricity using a Tesla Coil. Jonathan Bunton, senior physics major, said that APSU got the coil a year ago as part of the Physics department’s ongoing series of outreach projects. Tesla coils take electricity and build ...

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Ziegler Leadership Forum discusses diversity, culture, inclusion

On Thursday, February 22nd, the Office of Student Life and Engagement and the student leadership committee held the Ziegler Leadership Forum. The forum’s theme this year was inclusion and diversity. Emily Rendleman said “I really liked the theme inclusion and diversity. I wish I had been more present a year ...

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College Republicans hosts U.S. Senator candidate Rolando Toyos

APSU College Republicans had U.S. Senator candidate, Rolando Toyos speak to the organization on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. Toyos spoke about his platform and on ideas to help fix the economy like immigration and health care. One issue that he addressed is health care and his plan to ...

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Year-round Pell Grant to be available to students

Many students rely on the Pell Grant for financial aid. Starting this summer, students will be able to access additional funds. “It’s something that the department of education passed, it’s really called Year-Round Pell,” Donna Price, director of the office of financial aid, said. Year-Round Pell allows Pell Grant recipients ...

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College of Education, Diversity Task Force host 7th annual Multicultural Food Feast

VICTORIA BOLKCOM | STAFF WRITER On Monday, Feb 19, the Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, Special Education faculty and staff, and the College Diversity Task Force put on the 7th Annual Multicultural Food Fest. The Multicultural Food Fest is directed by Moniqueka Gold of the College of Education. It ...

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