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Opinions can still be wrong

As an opinionated person, I like to debate others often. Friends, coworkers and classmates are great partners in a good argument. It does not bother me if someone says “can we please not talk about this anymore?” It does not bother me if the argument reaches a stalemate because we ...

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Give back more this Christmas

Red and green glitter leaks from every pore in your body when the Christmas season starts. The lights, trees and presents make you excited about things that do not truly matter in the overall scheme of life. It is that wonderful time of year again. The bright lights and the ...

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Top Hats off for TheGovSays

When TheGovSays was around it was easy to keep a schedule. Emails would appear early in the morning, I would look at them, and then know what the events and news for campus was. However, that is not the case anymore. The convenience of TheGovSays has been stripped away, and ...

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We cannot lose our humanity to Trump

Many were shocked as the results of the election rolled in last semester, watching as state by state voted in favor of Donald Trump. There was notable tension in the air on APSU’s campus that Wednesday morning; those who voted against Trump were somber, while his supporters were silent, save ...

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Trump reveals hatred coming from all

Last year, if I asked anyone who they thought would win the election, hardly anyone would have said Trump. Even after the events of the week before the actual election, it simply was not on many people’s minds. Honestly, a year after 2016’s election, I still cannot bring myself to ...

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The movement normalizes those who struggle, not the issues they fight

The web site for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney diseases defines being overweight or obese as “a person whose weight is higher than what is considered as a normal weight adjusted for height.” According to stateofobesity.org, adult obesity rates in 2016 exceeded 35 percent in five ...

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