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Robbin’ Hoodies: Students or Suspects

On Monday, Sept. 10, the APSU Police Department was informed of an alleged robbery thought to have taken place on campus during the midnight hours. Instantly, text and email alerts went out in order to protect student safety and warn them about the incident. The email alert was very thorough ...

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Ridicule of Serena Williams

During the U.S. Open final against Naomi Osaka, tennis player Serena Williams was fined and docked points for her reaction of the referee’s calls. Williams received code violations for breaking her racquet and penalties for calling the umpire a “thief.” Williams was ultimately slapped with a fine of $17,000. This ...

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The Man The Myth The Legend

As an entertainer there is no more prestigious award than winning an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony). This is renowned as the highest honors in the entertainment industry. John Legend has joined that elite faction and has become the 13 person to do so. John Legend born, John Stephens,  ...

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The Ages of Social Media and FOMO

The internet has been evolving for the last few years. It used to be a source for all kinds of worldwide information by using the main sources such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. Now when people think of the internet, they mostly think of social media like Facebook, Instagram and ...

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Not Her Fault

The bishop of a church that officiated Aretha Franklin’s funeral service on Aug. 31 allegedly groped Ariana Grande during her performance of “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.” The internet rushed to give their opinion of the situation. The comment sections imploded with people blaming Grande for wearing ...

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Social Media is Not the Problem, We Are

Most APSU seniors were in kindergarten when Myspace and Facebook launched. Today’s college students have grown up in a world of social media influence. Social media tends to be a divisive topic especially between generations. However, each generation has something that sets them apart from the previous generation and the ...

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