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Action needed to curb gun violence

Jan. 21, 2013

»Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu More and more tragedies due to gun violence are happening each day. Whether people are being killed or injured, innocent people all around the nation are being affected by the bad decisions of gunmen. It is now our responsibility as citizens to stop this from continuing to ...

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A text is not worth your life

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate with friends, but no matter how convenient, it is not worth risking a life by doing it while driving. The temptation of being a distracted driver or sending a text message while on the road may be ...

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Black Friday sucks for employees, families

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu Black Friday is the day many people traditionally do most of their holiday shopping. The past two years Black Friday has been taken to another level because some stores now open on Thanksgiving Day to begin the shopping madness. This new trend of opening stores on ...

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Honor students, athletes are not special

» Patrick Pierce –ppierce3@my.apsu.edu Twice every academic year APSU students are responsible for creating thier class schedule for the upcoming semester online through AP OneStop. Whether a student is allowed to go in and register for the courses depends strictly on the number of credits earned, not including currently registered ...

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Marijuana in Tenn. now more than a pipe dream

» Philip Sparn –psparn@my.apsu.edu It is about time that Tennessee and other states choose to legalize the medical or recreational use of marijuana. As a result of recent 2012 ballot measures, medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Two states now allow the recreational ...

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College debt not the only option

» Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu As a college student, I know the topic of paying for college and student loan debt can be very stressful. Between finding scholarships, taking out loans and receiving grants, it can be hard for students to figure out just what to do and how to do ...

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