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Celebrities’ influence deeply embedded in American culture

By KRISTIN BRADEN | Guest Writer In a recent interview with Matt Lauer, George W. Bush said being called a racist by Kanye West in 2005 was one of the most disgusting moments of his presidency. The comment made by West was in response to the hurricane Katrina disaster which ...

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How does having classes the day before Thanksgiving affect your holiday plans?

I do have class on Wednesday, but luckily I have Thanksgiving at home, which is only 20 minutes away. Normally, I would be going to Mississippi, but because of work, I actually have to stay here for Thanksgiving.” Nakita Meeks, junior public relations major It really doesn’t affect me that ...

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Is capital punishment outdated?

Marsel Gray | Staff Writer Recently, Connecticut jurors recommended the death penalty for Steven Hayes after he was convicted of three murders. The death penalty, or capital punishment, is often used to sentence the most extreme offenders. Treason, murder, adultery, rape in revolutions to kill overturned leaders were all once ...

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Should pepper spray be allowed on campus?

I would assume so; it’s personal safety. I mean, especially how many people they have getting raped around campus or on campus. It’s not like people are spraying each other for fun.” Gabe Hermes, sophomore international business major I guess. Every woman and man deserves a line of protection. Pepper ...

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APSU future housing changes draw criticism, support from students being affected

APSU has recently announced housing changes to take place Fall 2011. They have caused outrage in many current students, even prompting them to start a Facebook page in opposition. The editorial board members of The All State discussed the positive and negative effects on students. With a record enrollment of ...

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GE@AP: Attending graduate school offers students competitive edge for future

By SHAY GORDON | Staff Writer Junior and senior students were invited to the “GE@AP” (Graduate Education at Austin Peay) event in order to learn more about the graduate programs offered by APSU. On Wednesday, Nov. 10, the event offered students information about graduate programs in a student’s chosen discipline ...

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