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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

» kathleen dehring It is spring here in Tennessee and APSU, with all of its flowers exploding with color and beauty, is unequaled, in my opinion, by the several other schools I have seen on my travels around the south. Yet, for two days running in the free speech zone, ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Gay Straight Alliance would like to thank The All State and APSU for their work toward creating a diverse, safe and welcoming campus for all students. We also appreciate the opportunity to respond to Joseph Johnson’s letter in an issue of The All State. Jess and I understand the ...

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Weapon policy leaves students ‘declawed’

» Andy wolf – awolf@my.apsu.edu Here comes the cavalry — too little, too late. In light of recent violent crimes committed on campus and the surrounding area, an interesting question has continually been raised: “Where were the police?” As both a friend of law enforcement and an aspiring police officer, ...

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Religious diversity, freedom necessary for brighter future

» Trynica daniels – tdaniels8@my.apsu.edu “Why aren’t you a Christian? What made you think the way you do?”As an atheist, I am often faced with these questions when I confess my lack of religious affiliation. I say “confess” because that’s what it feels like: a confession to a tremendous wrongdoing. ...

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War in Afghanistan unwinnable

» andy wolf – awolf@my.apsu.edu In light of the recent event involving a rogue U.S. soldier killing 16 Afghan civilians, the people of Afghanistan, including their President, Hamid Karzai, have voiced they are “at the end of their rope” with the U.S. occupation. U.S. troops have been advised not to ...

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Biased abortion bill violates privacy

» CALEB TATE This note is in reference to the article published on February 29 entitled “Gay-Straight Alliance petition students against Chick-fil-A.” I found it an interesting article, yet I was left confused as to the purpose. The article seemed to boycott the restaurant chain due to its contribution to ...

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