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Former senator appeals seat after Roberts’ executive order

Artrice Pray, who was elected as junior senator in the Student Government Association, is appealing his seat back in response to President Will Roberts’ executive order that Roberts used to remove him from office for actions “detrimental to SGA.” Pray is a suspect in a case involving counts of vehicular burglary, credit card fraud, identity […]

‘Landmark’ SCOTUS decision legalizes gay marriage countrywide

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. was the location of much celebration on June 26 as the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in every state across the U.S. In what some are referring to as a “landmark” Supreme Court ruling, the Obergefell v. Hodges case, asserting the limitation of marriage to one man and one […]

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Review: Jurassic World

The past month has been filled with several fantastic movies, many of which are revamps of old classics. A week or so ago, I had the privilege to watch Jurassic Park’s revamp Jurassic World. The movie started out similarly to how the original Jurassic Park did. They spent a lot of time establishing the characters […]

Smoothie King grand opening

On Friday, June 19, Smoothie King Franchises opened a new location in Clarksville, Tenn. and threw a grand opening celebration. At the celebration, customers were given samples and free prizes, such as magnets and sport bottles. The first 100 to attend were also given a free T-shirt. No prizes remained after the event with over […]

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Blackhawks Dynasty?

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning met in the 2015 Stanley Cup Final and the Blackhawks prevailed for the third time in six years. Chicago won the first, the sixth and the last game of the series to earn the title as 2015 NHL Champions. In the first three games, Tampa Bay won […]

APSU waves goodbye to legend Bubba Wells

Recently, APSU men’s basketball assistant coach Bubba Wells made the decision to take his talents to Ohio Valley Conference component Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville as an assistant coach. In addition to Wells being the men’s assistant coach for the past 10 seasons, he also set the bar high while playing basketball for APSU. He […]

Perspectives

Power to the media, all forms.

Controversies over which media outlets produce better news are constant. The real fact of the matter is print, television, radio or apps can’t live without each other. Communication is key to surviving this crazy world. As our generation or “millennials” continue to grow, times continue to change. There are rumors that certain sources of media […]

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 […]

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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 […]