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Desire to learn draws difficulty

You have a discussion board due at 11:59 p.m., a test to complete by 9 p.m. and an essay that is supposed to be submitted to the dropbox no later than 10 p.m. You log in to complete all of your work that morning, and the website you need is ...

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University president holds dinner for black students with racist centerpiece

A small group of African-American students at a Nashville, Tennessee college, Lipscomb University, were invited to a dinner with the university’s President, Randy Lowry and were greeted with tasteless décor, broken promises and offensive gestures, leaving the students feeling full of anger and confusion. This dinner was specifically organized for ...

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Nontraditional students feel equal in academic opportunity, lacking in social

APSU’s mission statement promises to offer the same opportunities to traditional and nontraditional students, but there are mixed feelings on whether this commitment is being fulfilled. There is no question that each student will receive the same education, however the experience provided can be extremely different. “Academically, we have the ...

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Govs take it all in with win

For many APSU students Saturday, Sept. 16, was a first. For freshman it was their first home game, for quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall it was the day he scored his first touchdown but for any student that started school in the Spring of 2015 or later it was their first win. ...

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Campus security, what works, what does not

Earlier this semester, I went to the Foy. I put my A number in and placed my hand over the sensor, only to realize that I was purged from the system again. I have always wondered why we place our hands on that machine in the Foy entrance, when to ...

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Trump ends equal pay act, feminist daughter agrees

Ivanka Trump’s hypocritical approach to supporting her father’s decision to end the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, put in to act by former President of the U.S. Barack Obama, is nothing more than an attempt to further solidify the welcoming of prejudiced ways into our country. The Lilly ...

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