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Kaepernick: The Saga Continues

We are all familiar with Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem in 2016. In the two years since, he is more well-known for his protesting than his career as an athlete. Recently, Kaepernick has become the face of Nike’s 30 year anniversary campaign. In the advertisement, Kaepernick ...

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Is APSU ‘Green’ Enough?

Sustainability has been a hot topic around the globe lately and on campus with the installment of a BCycle station outside of the Foy Center. Though the Sustainable Campus Fee Committee has made several additions to APSU’s campus, including the Bluebird Box Project and the newly installed BCycle Station, there ...

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Jacksonville Shooting – What We Know and How It Relates to Us

The mass shooting at a Florida video game tournament resulted in two deaths and wounded 10 others. Jacksonville Sheriff said David Katz attended the “Madden NFL 19” video game tournament and carried out the shooting before turning the gun on himself. What we know about the gunman: Obvious signs of ...

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Main 608: The ‘Main’ Attraction

Presently, thousands of Austin Peay State University students have either moved in or are preparing to move into dorms and apartments all over downtown Clarksville With the new student housing directly across from the center of campus many students may wonder if this new living experience lives up to the ...

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Politicizing Tibbetts’ Death Is In Poor Taste

Christhian Rivera was charged with the murder of Mollie Tibbetts, a 20-year-old University of Iowa student. She was reported missing on July 20, 2018, by friends and family, who last saw her two days prior. Due to surveillance cameras set along Tibbetts’ jogging path, authorities were able to see footage ...

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Being Open about Mental Health

With the recent uprising and openness about mental health, there has been negative stigma surrounding it. We see it in movies, conversations and within general society. Mental illness is portrayed as being some sort of dark energy that clings to people. “Fake, edgy and ignorant” are just a few terms ...

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