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More political parties, more room for representation

The U.S. has suffered under the reign of a two-party system for long enough. Although some people would argue that the U.S. is not a two-party system, the U.S. truly focuses on the most prevalent parties in the country: the Republican and Democratic parties. There are other political parties aside ...

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Greek life: More than popularity contest

Despite negative misconceptions of Greek life being one big popularity contest and completely superficial, sororities and fraternities are some of the most rewarding organizations students can join, especially at a small institution like APSU. Social media often exemplifies the notion that Greek organizations promote a “you can’t sit with us” ...

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News websites should allow public comments

As National Public Radio (NPR) disables its comment feature, we realize that we need those comment sections on news websites more than ever. As of August 23, NPR decided to remove the comment section from their website and move in a new direction. Noticing that only a small percentage of their ...

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Millennials are obsessed with old TV shows and movies

Millennials are desperately trying to escape the atrocities of adulthood through old TV programs and childhood movies. Young adults are obsessed with feeling nostalgia. These young adults have discovered a way to unwind without completely dissociating from the world, watching old television shows and     movies. Millennials are repeatedly ...

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Bad advice sets freshmen up to fail

>>Sabrina Rodriguez Contributing writer Starting college is all fun and games until you realize all the advice you were given was terrible. From your mom telling you “Oh, just be yourself,” to your older brother telling you “Yeah, you can skip class,” you eventually find out how wrong they were. ...

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Concealed carry makes campus safer

When it comes down to it, guns on campus are not be as bad as many people assume. So many people seem to feel as though guns do all the killing and choose to forget they do so much saving. Between January 2009 and July 2015, there have been 134 ...

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