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SGA’s role proves tough, but necessary to campus

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: >>Thom Murphy, senior French major Reading yesterday’s strongly worded opinion piece about the role of the Student Government Association (SGA), I could not help but reflect on my own brief time in SGA Senate. Like many APSU students, I was utterly uninterested in the goings-on of SGA, ...

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SGA: We want more substance, less crosswalks

APSU’s Student Government Association (SGA) needs to stop passing irrelevant legislation about crosswalks and focus more on the major concerns of the students. “The main focus of SGA legislation is to listen to the students and their concerns – find out about what students feel the problems on campus are, ...

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Voters asked for Trump’s America, reform

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump made his way into the White House to become the 45th President of the United States and since doing so, he has caused quite the uproar. Every policy Trump has moved on is an issue that Americans have wanted to change. Removing the ...

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Our Take: Media Black Out

CELESTE MALONE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF @DELESTECANIELLE In recent weeks, President Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, has barred media outlets of his choosing to not report on updates within the White House such as CNN, Los Angeles, BuzzFeed and other predominantly liberal news sources. This act, in my opinion, is truly sickening and ...

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Protesters, drivers both deserve safety

Drivers should not be allowed to hit a protester blocking traffic; however, immediate arrest and action should take place if the protest is illegal.  Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, filed a bill giving drivers immunity from civil liability if they injure a protester who is blocking traffic, according to The Tennessean.  ...

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Stop awarding alleged perpetrators of sexual violence

The Academy Awards honored “Manchester by the Sea” actor Casey Affleck with Best Actor even though he has a history of alleged sexual harassment. This gross oversight is a token of the Academy Award’s decisions of not condemning actors based on potential sexually violent activity. Mel Gibson infamously made anti-Semitic statements ...

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