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Republican Smith introduces bill to redefine rape

Catherine Weiss Staff Writer Abortion is always a heated subject. With opposing sides unwilling to budge this hot issue, we find ourselves truly in the line of danger. As a college student, I rarely involve myself in politics unless absolutely necessary, and I often don’t have time to watch hours ...

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SOARE seeks to gain student voting majority on Sustainable Campus Fee Committee

By GREGORY JONES Guest Writter Since 2007 every student at APSU has been billed $10 per semester along with tuition to contribute to the Sustainable Campus Fee (SCF).  This fee was created in response to a 2006 referendum that indicated 64.30 percent of the student body was in favor of ...

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Do you think APSU should repeal the ban of alcohol on campus?

No, no one needs alcohol on campus. It will only lead to problems, and the university will be held responsible.” Garrett Lindsey, freshman geo-science major I don’t think it matters whether they repeal the ban or not, because it’s a college campus full of students around that age. Alcohol is ...

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HIV/AIDS remains crisis in Black communities

Henderson Hill III, director of the African-American Center HIV/AIDS remains a crisis in Black communities throughout the U.S. The continued severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Black communities cannot be underestimated. Our challenge in 2011 is to stem the tide and save the lives of Black people locally, regionally, nationally ...

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Personality changes, growth a reflection of our relationships

Kristin Kittell | Assistant Perspectives Editor As someone who’s been in a relationship with the same guy for an excessively long amount of time, I’ve found the lines between the person I am now and the person I was before him are usually faded at best. It would take days ...

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Tea Party to erase slavery, ‘made up’ allegations from U.S. history books

Catherine Weiss | Staff Writer Two weeks ago, The Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com) announced the intent of the Tennessee Tea Party to re-write American history. Based on a report from Hal Rounds, the spokesperson for the Tea Party coalition, our current history books contain “an awful lot of made-up criticism about, ...

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