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Campus Crowding

APSU is lacking the necessary resources to support the entire student body. This year, the freshman intake was the largest yet with APSU welcoming nearly 2,000 freshmen to campus. This has led to several problems with the campuses ability to provide for the students.  “I think it is great that so many people are here to further their ...

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New APSU Spirit Rock Vandalized

Around 3:00 a.m. on Aug. 31, the new APSU Spirit Rock was found vandalized with the words, “F—k KA” written along the side.  Members of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity worked to cover the profanity.  Assistant Executive Director for Advancement and Editor of The Kappa Alpha Journal, Jesse S. Lyons, said Kappa Alpha Order was thankful for the members ...

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The Gov Run

APSU welcomed students back to campus for the fall semester during the events last week. For the freshmen class, this meant all sorts of exciting events, from free pancakes and barbecue, to the involvement fair and the Gov Run.   Four years ago the first annual Gov Run was put on by the APSU Alumni Relations office. It was canceled due to financial ...

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Total Eclipse of a Lifetime

For the first time in 38 years a total solar eclipse could be seen in the U.S. The eclipse was visible in only fourteen of the fifty states, which were: Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. People traveled to these states from all ...

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New organization ‘Purpose On Purpose’ bring support to women of color on campus

This fall, APSU welcomed a new social group to campus. Purpose on Purpose (P.O.P.) is a mentoring group for women of color that has big plans for its inaugural semester. Amia Butler, a graduate marketing student, saw the need for a group like this during her time at APSU. “The ...

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Letter to the Editor: SGA President addresses campus about upcoming academic year

Newly elected SGA President, Frank Burns, wrote a letter to the student body of APSU about his goals for the 2017-2018 academic year. He writes: “As Student Government Association President, I wish to develop many projects that will sustain, uplift and contribute to the image of Austin Peay State University. ...

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