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GSA brings awareness to LGBTQ media representation

The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) held a week-long Media Representation event during the week of Sept. 12, to bring attention to the portrayal of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community in the media, particularly in movies, television and comics. One particular issue addressed during the week was the “Bury ...

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Budget talks occupy SGA

The latest SGA meeting included a conversation regarding SGA’s budget and spending and a vote on ordering Homecoming 2016 T-shirts for the student body. Director of Student Transitions and Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Ashlee Spearman also spoke to the senate in the Wednesday, Sept. 14, meeting. President Ryan Honea brought ...

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Platinum recording artist Frankie Ballard to headline APSU’s 2016 Homecoming Concert

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — As a part of the 2016 Austin Peay State University Homecoming week of events, the APSU Govs Programming Council (GPC) presents a concert featuring platinum recording artist Frankie Ballard, featuring special guest Jason Mizelle. The concert takes place Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Foy ...

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Graduate students face payment issues early in semester

APSU Graduate Assistants (GAs) recently experienced miscommunication with the university when graduate studies changed the way Graduate Administrative Assistants (GAAs) are paid. Some GAAs were alarmed after not receiving their refund checks from financial aid as they did last year. Most GAs are not usually paid until halfway through September ...

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Clarksville police respond to report of armed robbery

On Thursday, Sept. 15, at approximately 1:30 am, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery in the Lincoln Homes area. According to a safety bulletin sent to APSU students at approximately 8:30 am, the victim “alleged that he was driving his vehicle on University Avenue ...

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Data: Tennessee led country in fatal accidental shootings

ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee led the nation in the number of accidental shooting deaths in 2014, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a news release, The Safe Tennessee Project, a grassroots gun-violence prevention organization, said that 105 people died in the ...

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