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Obama admits he was initially wrong in abandoning down Guantanamo Bay

Kristin Kittell | Assistant Perspectives Editor Much to the chagrin of the administration preceding him, President Obama closed the doors of the controversial prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba just over two years ago in favor of seeking civil trials for each of its detainees in American court systems. This ...

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Fight against meth labs in Tennessee in jeopardy due to lack of funding

Faced with a loss of federal funding to clean up the state’s growing number of sites where methamphetamine is manufactured, the Tennessee Legislature appears divided over a response. On the one hand, there is a bill by Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Mount Juliet, that would establish a new tracking system for ...

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Female bullying still evident during high school, college years

Jenelle Gewell | News Editor Wedgies, swirlies and name calling are all stereotypical behaviors of grade school bullies. But isolating, gossiping and ridiculing are all behaviors of female bullying. Bullying does not stop in grade school. Instead of physical blows, adult females dole out emotional blows. Women not only enjoy ...

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Montgomery County offers great opportunities to help animals in need

Chasity Webb | Features Editor I love animals, especially puppies. Sadly, lots of them are homeless because owners refuse to spay or neuter older dogs. The Humane Society estimates there are approximately 6 to 8 million cats and dogs entering shelters each year and only 3 to 4 million are ...

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Political party affiliation less to do with the issues

Kristin Kittell | Assistant Perspectives Editor Prior to the local elections in 2010, I discussed with a friend the choices we would make when it came time to cast our votes. Regrettably, I hadn’t spent much time considering the attributes of the candidates and had little more than vague name ...

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Students encouraged to take part in upcoming Sustainable Campus Fee Committee Meeting

By GREGORY JONES | Guest Writer The Sustainable Campus Fee is funded by every student enrolled at APSU, billed at a rate of $10 per semester. Student enrollment for Spring 2011 is up about five percent compared to this time last year, which, as you may recall, was only months ...

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