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Letter to the Editor

A Letter to the Editor

I teach English at APSU as an adjunct instructor – one of the 323 instructors at APSU that are contracted on a course-by-course basis with shockingly low pay, no health/retirement benefits, no job security, inadequate work space, unwieldy schedules, and little to no departmental regard. Despite teaching for 10 years ...

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Letter to the editor: Bringing awareness to suicide prevention

Contributed by: Katie Dunn, senior Public Health major Dear Editor Thompson, In 2016, there were thirty lives claimed by suicide in Montgomery County, TN. 1 Suicide is the number two leading cause of death for young people in the United States and continues growing. Suicide can be prevented when people ...

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Letter to the Editor: Democrats scramble to place blame elsewhere

Submitted by: US Senator Lamar Alexander, Maryville Senator Lamar Alexander: Democrats refuse to be at the table In Virginia and Maryland, health insurance premiums are skyrocketing again and Democrats are scrambling to blame the increases on someone else. They should look in the mirror. Rates in Tennessee have risen over ...

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Letter to the Editor: We have come together to stand against hate

Contributed by Junior Political Science Major Edward Greer We live in a world in which there is controversy at every turn, and one in which polarization is slowly beginning to reach unprecedented highs. Austin Peay has several geographic facets that are unique to a college campus. Our school is located ...

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Letter To The Editor – Administration cuts philosophy and religion program

Submitted by: Jordy Rocheleau Last week, the APSU administration decided to cut one of the three faculty lines from the Philosophy and Religion program. The position eliminated was that formerly held by Dr. Bert Randall, whose 45 years of service were just celebrated. The position is currently held by temporary instructor ...

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Letter to the editor: March for Science: Science is not apolitical

As the March for Science approaches, many scientists are still struggling to form an opinion on the march as the event itself continues to struggle with its own identity. Born shortly after the Women’s March, the March for Science quickly exploded into a movement with over 100 supporting organizations and ...

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