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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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Letter to the Editor: Democrats scramble to place blame elsewhere

Submitted by: US Senator Lamar Alexander, Maryville Senator Lamar Alexander: Democrats refuse to be at the table In Virginia and Maryland, health insurance premiums are skyrocketing again and Democrats are scrambling to blame the increases on someone else. They should look in the mirror. Rates in Tennessee have risen over ...

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Letter to the Editor: We have come together to stand against hate

Contributed by Junior Political Science Major Edward Greer We live in a world in which there is controversy at every turn, and one in which polarization is slowly beginning to reach unprecedented highs. Austin Peay has several geographic facets that are unique to a college campus. Our school is located ...

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A Call For Change in Our Student Government Association

CELESTE MALONE | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Right now, there is still a low number of legislation within APSU’s Student Government Association and now, even the executive board has resorted to lying to get legislation written. I find it sad to think that our campus’ elected officials have to be tricked into doing the job they ...

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