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Sustainable campus fee committee sees new proposals

Gregory Jones | Staff Writer The Sustainable Campus Fee Committee held its first meeting of 2011 on Friday, March 4. At this meeting, members discussed recent and new proposals for allocation of the Sustainable Campus Fee. Proposals, as usual, came from students, faculty and staff. At this time and until ...

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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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