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Breastfeeding in public isn’t about you

Women who breastfeed in public deserve the same respect as women who don’t, and they should be able to comfortably breastfeed in public. APSU’s Student Government Association President Zac Gillman announced some plans for SGA’s spring semester. Included in this announcement was SGA will be sponsoring a breastfeeding center in ...

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Forget what others think; it’s your body

A recent movement of body acceptance among women has gained popularity in certain circles by sending the message that men prefer women “with some meat on their bones” to pencil-thin supermodels, and it’s starting to piss me off. On one hand, promoting healthy body acceptance is essential in a society ...

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Leaked nudes: A sexual offense

Most social media users know there is a risk of public exposure when they post anything on the web. However, not as many people consider what would happen if their personal cell phone or email accounts were hacked and all their skeletons came tumbling out of the closet at once. ...

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Greek life: More than an expensive way of making friends

As APSU students anticipate the end of the semester, they may start considering how they want to get involved on campus in the future. Whether it’s joining an ultimate Frisbee team, book club or social group, there is likely something for each student’s personal interests. One of the best ways ...

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Thinning out obesity through soda tax

Obesity is a major concern worldwide, and it is time to turn this devastating health trend around, even if it means taxing the drinks that contribute to the epidemic. Obesity is defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having a body mass index greater than 30. This ...

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