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Slashing HOPE jeopardizes the future

Your Take How do you feel about the proposal to raise requirements for the HOPE Scholarship? It’s really hard to meet their requirements already and it seems like they’re trying to weed people out.” — Ryan Mann, sophomore History major I think it should be raised. Most people just breeze ...

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Slashing HOPE jeopardizes the future

» Trynica daniels – tdaniels8@my.apsu.edu As many APSU students know, the HOPE Lottery scholarship is available to all students in the state of Tennessee. It provides $4,000 per year for four years of college. The criteria is simple: to gain eligibility, the student must be a Tennessee resident and either ...

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Studios jump on 3-D bandwagon

» Ronniesia Reed – rreed24@my.apsu.edu I am sure just about everyone has noticed the new trend of re-releasing movies in 3-D. Disney movies are the center of this trend with movies like “The Lion King,” “Up” and “Toy Story,” all being re-released to theaters in a 3-D format. If it’s ...

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Abortion ads, football don’t mix

» Trynica Daniels – tdaniels8@my.apsu.edu »The Super Bowl is traditionally a time for American families to sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacle of a football game that causes heated passion no matter which side you’re rooting for. But for some of the viewing audience, especially those less sports-inclined, the ...

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Supreme Court overturns California slaughterhouse law

»Ashlie Talley – atalley2@my.apsu.edu Last week in a unanimous vote, the Supreme Court overturned a California state law to control the amount of abuse and mistreatment of factory raised animals for slaughter. According to a CNN article, although several judges acknowledged the benefits of the state’s actions, they disapproved of ...

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School systems silence Homosexuality

Trymica Daniels »Gay. It is a word that, over the course of history and especially in recent years, has sparked both controversy and revolution. Last year, a piece of Tennessee legislation called SB0049 — nicknamed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill — was passed in the state Senate, sponsored by Stacey ...

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