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Community reacts to smoking policy changes

» By JE’NELLE ADAMS – jenelleadams@jamescorlew.com Since the beginning of the semester, I have observed an occurrence which I have never noticed on your campus before. For three days I have witnessed a large crowd of smokers on the sidewalk and brick wall in front of the university. I am ...

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New college website simplifies online dating

» By SHAY GORDON – cgordon@my.apsu.edu With cyber space becoming a more popular method of interaction, young people look to online profile sites to socialize. Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook are flooded with millions of college student users who connect, contact, and communicate with one another daily. ...

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Major restaurant chains not friendly to health conscious patrons

» Jenelle Grewell jgrewell@my.apsu.edu Our society is obsessed with food. Whether it’s cooking food, eating food or watching television shows about food, we seem to revolve our lives around it. Even if a person is a health nut, he or she still bears an obsession with what goes into his ...

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Mayor McMillan fails to keep religion out of office

» Kristin Kittell kkittell@my.apsu.edu A religious Mayor leads the city of Clarksville. Though this is probably not the most groundbreaking news, her ability to separate her religion from her public office job has recently come into question, according to a petition circulating on www.change.org. The petition, which has garnered 111 ...

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10,000 young leaders attend Power Shift D.C. rally

Gregory Jones | Staff Writer Over 10,000 young leaders descended on the nation’s capital this month in support of a clean energy future, including a large number of students from Tennessee, at this year’s Power Shift. While APSU could have committed to a greater presence, I think it was just ...

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11-year-old Texas girl accused of inciting own rape

Kristin Kittell | Assistant Perspectives Editor In November 2010, in the small town of Cleveland, Texas, an 11-year-old-girl was allegedly lured into the car of a 19-year-old man, taken to an abandoned trailer and sexually assaulted by him and others. From there, she was taken to a nearby home and ...

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