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One dead in Lincoln Homes after shooting

A Lincoln Homes man was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday, May 10 at 8:28 p.m. after the Clarksville Police Department were dispatched to the scene of a shooting on Ernest Shelton Drive. According to Lt. Steve Warren, police are not looking for an armed suspect, and there is no evidence to suggest that anyone […]

Rhonda Larson accepts Roy Acuff award, performs at APSU

Grammy Award winning flautist Rhonda Larson visited APSU from Monday, April 21, to Tuesday, April 28, to perform and share her musical knowledge. As the final Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient for 2014-15, some of Larson’s achievements include winning first place in the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition in 1985, a Carnegie Hall […]

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Take Back the Night protests sexual violence

A band of activists took to campus to protest sexual assault, chanting and writing chalk messages in the quad to spread their message on Thursday, April 23, from 5 to 9 p.m. Members of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance held the protest to join an international event called Take Back the Night, which is held […]

CECA Showcase exhibits student creativity

The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts held their first student showcase entitled “Still in Motion” on Thursday, April 23, where students from various departments displayed their creations. Held on the third floor of the MUC, the showcase contained a selection of pieces chosen from multiple entries by a board. Amy Duncan, an intern […]

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Lady Govs Golf finish 9th overall

The Lady Govs golf team shot a 320 on Saturday, April 11, but it came too late as the Lady Govs finished in ninth place at the MSU Invitational at Murray State University. Before Saturday’s performance, the Lady Govs shot 326 on Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10. Morgan Gardner had led the Lady […]

Braves make moves

During the offseason, the Atlanta Braves made a lot of trades and chose not to resign players in hopes to rebuild their entire team, and how those moves will turn out has sparked a lot of debate. Melvin Upton Jr., Justin Upton and Craig Kimbrel were all traded to the San Diego Padres for draft […]

Perspectives

Students should wait until after college to have children

Planning to have kids while in college will  not  allow you proper time for a baby or a career. Babies are cute, and starting a family is a dream for many, but having a child could be a distraction from the stress of college. It is better to wait. Starting a family while in college […]

Modern technology harms intellectual growth

Without search engines, most students would be lost when it comes to school assignments. With so much information available at the click of a mouse, college students are defeating the purpose of research and ultimately damaging their intelligence? Search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and others give college students immediate answers to all their […]

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Blackhawks beat Predators 4-2 for 2-1 series lead

CHICAGO — Marian Hossa was everywhere. Jonathan Toews powered Chicago to a big second period, and Brandon Saad had a key play for the Blackhawks. Chicago’s skilled top line found plenty of room to roam with Shea Weber out with an injury. Toews had a goal and an assist, Hossa had two assists in a […]

Funeral for Fort Campbell soldier

FRANKFORT — Kentucky’s governor has asked state offices to honor a slain Fort Campbell soldier by lowering flags on the day of his funeral service. Gov. Steve Beshear directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 20 in honor of 22-year-old Spc. John M. Dawson of Whitinsville, Massachusetts. […]

Tennessee school voucher bill approaching key committee

NASHVILLE — A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of the legislative session. The measure is scheduled for a vote in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 21. If it passes there, it would be sent to the […]

TDOT schedules weekend closures for I-24 in Montgomery County

Contract crews will close a short section of Interstate 24 and State Route 237 (Rossview Road) in Clarksville to prepare for bridge removal, according to Tennessee Department of Transportation. During the closures, traffic will use the on and off ramps at SR 237. I-24 westbound and the SR 237 bridge over 1-24 will be closed […]