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UPDATE: CPD Investigating shots fired near APSU

By Emily DeSpain Staff Writer   Clarksville Police are currently investigating a report of shots fired in Lincoln Homes. Police responded to the call at 2:45 p.m. on June 4, 2014. According to a university wide email from APSU Police Chief Michael J. Kasitz, CPD has two suspects in custody at this time. If you […]

TBR approves Alisa White as APSU’s next president

By Chelsea Leonard Staff Writer On Monday, June 2, the Tennessee Board of Regents unanimously accepted APSU‘s recommendation of Alisa White as the next president. White will assume her role as president on June 30. The Board met via telephone in the afternoon of June 2 to decide on TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation for […]

Features

Top 10: Sean shares his Bonnaroo favorites

>>By Sean McCully, Guest Writer 10. The anticipation of arriving at Bonnaroo. This comes in at number ten because it is simultaneously the best and worst part of the entire experience. You buy your tickets and the anticipation begins, ultimately climaxing the night before your trek to the neon gates, and you can’t even sleep for […]

Conor’s top 10 shows at Bonnaroo 2014

10. MS MR. This is a show I was looking forward to going into Bonnaroo, and I rushed there from Real Estate’s set the first night to catch as much as I could. I definitely wasn’t disappointed; MS MR rocked “The Other Tent,” playing some hits and a killer cover of LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Yrself […]

Sports

Monday Blog: Guide to choosing a Premier League club

You loved the World Cup, getting into the matches until the final was played. You continued following the game by watching Major League Soccer from time to time. But you just want more. If you feel this way, trust me when I say you’re not the only one. As a new fan of the sport, […]

APSU wide receiver suspended for 2014 season

By Chelsea Leonard Staff Writer APSU wide receiver Darryl Clack was suspended for the 2014 season after allegedly violating the football team’s code of conduct. Clack is a senior communications major from Nashville. Clack demonstrated potential in the three years he served the team as wide receiver. His career stats include an impressive 72-yard touchdown […]

Perspectives

White House threatens to ban selfies with Obama

>> Chelsea Leonard The Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz lucked up with taking what may be the last presidential selfie with Obama. Ortiz snapped the shot while he visited the White House with the 2013 World Series winners. Unknown to the president, Ortiz has an endorsement deal with Samsung, the company that sponsors the phone […]

Unemployment benefits could be extended

>> Valerie Mcallister The U.S. government is in complete disarray. Many Americans remain jobless and therefore, are financially unstable. Thankfully, our government is “of the people and for the people.” Despite what some Americans believe, one of our government’s top priorities is coming to the aid of the less fortunate. They do this in numerous […]

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140 Chinese students to take part in MTSU program 

MURFREESBORO (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE’) University in southern China is bearing fruit. According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday, July 23, to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students will be coming to the […]

Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. The mistake primarily stems from an online form change to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or […]

Cross burned at church in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE (AP) — Police in Clarksville are investigating who burned a cross in front of a church and why. Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1mDrMu3 ) the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI. Gill says […]

Govs are optimistic for upcoming football season

Governors football was picked last in the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason poll that was released this past Friday, July. 18 The unanimous decision to pick the Govs last was partly due to the 0-12 record that the Govs posted last season. The players and coaches were not very surprised by the prediction because of how they […]