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Govs take it all in with win

For many APSU students Saturday, Sept. 16, was a first. For freshman it was their first home game, for quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall it was the day he scored his first touchdown but for any student that started school in the Spring of 2015 or later it was their first win. ...

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Campus security, what works, what does not

Earlier this semester, I went to the Foy. I put my A number in and placed my hand over the sensor, only to realize that I was purged from the system again. I have always wondered why we place our hands on that machine in the Foy entrance, when to ...

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Trump ends equal pay act, feminist daughter agrees

Ivanka Trump’s hypocritical approach to supporting her father’s decision to end the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, put in to act by former President of the U.S. Barack Obama, is nothing more than an attempt to further solidify the welcoming of prejudiced ways into our country. The Lilly ...

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The U.S. President announces DACA’s end, recipients fear deportation nears

The decision of some could uproot the lives of thousands. President Donald Trump has made the decision to discontinue the Deferred Actions of Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA. This program allows certain immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a ...

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Microaggressions are painful to the marginalized communities around us

As a society, we must be conscious of our words and actions. With education comes the ability to place yourself in someone else’s shoes and the rationale to understand why words are harmful An innocent comment about your Asian friend always succeeding in math courses, a quick joke to your ...

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Artists do not have a moral obligation to make their work political

Do you stand for what you believe in, or stand for the peer pressure to believe in something? Individuals of every social class are asked to put their views on political issues out and into the public eye. Too many celebrities are scrutinized for the sole act of not sharing ...

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