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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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The U.S. President announces DACA’s end, recipients fear deportation nears

The decision of some could uproot the lives of thousands. President Donald Trump has made the decision to discontinue the Deferred Actions of Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA. This program allows certain immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a ...

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Microaggressions are painful to the marginalized communities around us

As a society, we must be conscious of our words and actions. With education comes the ability to place yourself in someone else’s shoes and the rationale to understand why words are harmful An innocent comment about your Asian friend always succeeding in math courses, a quick joke to your ...

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