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The Big Event at APSU Gathers Over 500 Volunteers

The Big Event was held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, at more than 20 sites in Clarksville. More than 500 student volunteers met at the Foy Center to check in and have breakfast in the morning, left to their assigned sites for their service and met up again in the […]

SGA presents resolutions, prepares for elections

Student Governent elections will open Monday, March 30 until Wednesday, April 1. During the Student Government Association meeting Wednesday, March 19, SGA discussed resolutions and acts, and a student voiced her concerns. Student Mariah Grant spoke on an issue regarding handicap parking. “As a handicapped veteran, parking in the commuter parking lots is too far for […]

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Morality is not reliant on religion

There are those who believe morality comes only from the divine or as a result of religious teachings, but this is not true. The rules of behavior for each person come from what they have been raised to believe by their caregivers and their experiences in society. While some are raised to obey religious laws […]

‘Thin Skin’ highlights self-esteem

Senior art major Karla Tucker exhibited her work in a senior project showcase “Thin Skin” from Monday, March 16, to Thursday, March 19, at the Trahern Gallery 108. The series implemented a collection of wax-encased photographs. The closing reception was held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, and was free to the public. Amy […]

Sports

Fall 2015 Govs football schedule released

APSU’s football schedule has been released, and the Govs can look forward to whom they will be facing in 2015 coming off from a 1-11 overall record and 1-7 record in the Ohio Valley Conference last year. Many fans want to see how new transfers and freshmen from this past recruiting class will perform. The […]

Lady Govs softball drops OVC contests

Over this weekend, the Lady Govs softball team (3-17 overall, 2-5 OVC) took on four games in Nashville, Tenn. against the Ohio Valley Conference teams Tennessee State University Lady Tigers and Belmont University Lady Bruins. They were able to pull out one win against TSU 14-13, dropping the rest in close games. APSU rallied in […]

Perspectives

Original movies trump adaptations

Hollywood original films present a more appealing production all around compared to adaptive movies. Adaptive movies are films with characters or storylines based on previously published books, television shows or even other movies. Original movies, however, require an innovative screenwriter to create unique ideas that have never been seen before in order to build an […]

Photo enforced speed limits are not safe

Tennessee should get rid of photo-enforced speed limits, because instead of increasing safety on roadways, they cause more safety problems. Photo-enforced speed limits have been around since 2001, but the name may be deceiving. Photo enforcers bring more revenue than they do safety. Instead of stopping reckless drivers, the camera takes pictures of the drivers’ […]

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One-handed Tennessee-Martin pitcher Carter Smith excels

ASSOCIATED PRESS – Rick Robinson was settling into his new job as the baseball coach at Tennessee-Martin, moving some things around his office when he came across a few articles that had been written about the previous year’s team. He made a somewhat startling discovery: His best returning pitcher had just one hand. Now, Carter […]

Land Between the Lakes trail set to close for the week

GOLDEN POND— A scenic trail at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is closing for the week. Land Between The Lakes says the Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail will be closed beginning Monday, March 23 and won’t reopen until Saturday, March 28. The trail runs parallel with U.S. 68-Kentucky 80 across the recreation area. Trails […]

Taylor Swift among others buying .porn suffixes

NEW YORK  — The singer Taylor Swift, Microsoft Corp. and Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, is making Internet address suffixes beyond the usual .com or .org […]

Rapes reported on Tenn. campuses increased in 2014, statistics say

NASHVILLE — Reports of rape on Tennessee’s college campuses increased significantly in 2014, while total crime reporting was down year-over-year. According to statistics released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the number of forcible rapes reported by Tennessee schools jumped from 26 in 2013 to 46 last year. The TBI did not offer an explanation […]