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Breaking down student loans

» By Diona Gardner Staff Writer For many students, college is the beginning of a journey towards a promising career. However, for some, college is the beginning of a long journey into debt. In 2012, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported a total of $870 billion in outstanding ...

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Physics student chosen to study at CERN lab

» By Faith Johnson Guest Writer APSU physics junior, Chris Hayes, is getting a very rare opportunity to travel to Switzerland to study at the European Organization for Nuclear Research’s Geneva laboratory also called CERN. Hayes was named as one of the students in the team with the University of ...

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Soldiers face tough challenges at home

» By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer More than 10 percent of APSU’s enrolled students are veterans of the military, not even accounting for the active duty soldiers and members of the reserves. The Military Student Center had that demographic in mind for the Friday, March 1 screening of PBS’s “The ...

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APSU hosts workshop for job seekers

» By Chaseton Donahoe Staff Writer The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce held a career development workshop in the APSU African American Cultural Center on Wednesday, Feb. 27. It was a chance for people seeking employment opportunities to discover new techniques for searching for available jobs and primarily consisted ...

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Black History Month speaker discusses race, politics and American life

>>Myranda Harrison Staff Writer Many students listened to this year’s Black History Month speaker, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, discuss racial, social and political issues on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the UC Ballroom. The event was hosted by the African American Cultural Center as a part of their annual Black History ...

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APSU awarded state grant for walking trails

» By Chaseton Donahoe Staff Writer A set of walking trails have been developed for on-campus fitness using a $20,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Health. Timothy Leszczak, assistant professor of health and human performance and the grant’s project leader, explained, “The primary focus, and the reason why, was ...

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