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Diversity at APSU

The All State asked faculty, staff and students on campus what they thought of diversity at APSU and how it could improve in the future. The following are their responses, which should represent the campus climate and needs better than an opinion piece from our staff would. I feel like  ...

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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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Letter to the editor: SGA should oppose increased athletics fee

The Student Government Association (SGA) is considering a proposal today from Athletics Director Ryan Ivey, who has asked for the support of SGA in raising the athletics fee paid by students each year by $50. Although some SGA senators have suggested the fee is nominal, this is far from the ...

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Attack on Syria: Humanitarian aid or political scheming?

The U.S. missile attack on Syrian forces on Thursday, April 6 shows President Donald Trump’s lack of clear goals and raises the question of the travel ban’s sinister legacy in the wake of humanitarian aid. While some may say his actions were justified because of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s cruelty ...

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Hands on the wheel, ears off the phone

Talking on the phone while driving should be illegal in Tennessee in order to increase driver safety throughout the state. According to the Tennessean, the Tennessee state legislators discussed a bill which outlaws the use of a mobile phone with your hands while driving. The bill not only includes texting ...

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Break barriers, do not build them

Last month, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston spoke to a Tampa Bay elementary school. The schools’ hopes were for him to talk about students realizing their full potential. Instead of sending a message to everyone, his message was more addressed to the boys in the room. “All my young ...

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