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Corruption, candidates and conversation

Corruption in America was the hot button issue at an event last week where special Senate candidates spoke. The event occurred on April 15 at Einstein Coffeehouse from 5-7 p.m. and entailed a screening of “Unbreaking America,” a short film at just under 12 minutes starring Jennifer Lawrence, which aims to “show ...

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Republican Lee elected Tennessee governor, succeeds Haslam

Contributed by: AP News NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican businessman and political newcomer Bill Lee will become Tennessee’s next governor, replacing outgoing GOP Gov. Bill Haslam. Lee secured his bid during Tuesday’s election against Democratic former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “I’m grateful for the voters of Tennessee, grateful that you ...

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SGA candidates debate student issues at APSU

» By Chaseton Donahoe Staff Writer The candidates for the 2013-2014 Student Government Association held their annual executive committee debate on Monday, April 1, in UC 308. The presidential candidate Michael Rainier is running unopposed, but vice presidential candidates Jessica Dillingham and Patrick Grady explained some of their goals for ...

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Candidates should focus on voters, not each other

Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu One of the best aspects about the 2012 election is that it has gotten more people interested in politics and voting than many other elections. However, one of the worst aspects is the bashing the candidates have been doing toward each other. Many people know who they ...

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Politics on social media can be helpful

–psparn@my.apsu.edu A lot of people hate seeing anything political on their social media news feeds, but this nuisance may actually be more helpful than annoying. Some people are fed up with scrolling through political advertisements, messages and arguments in their news feed, but this content helps people engage in vital ...

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SGA, Einstein’s host Presidental Debate Watch party

–dhunter18@my.apsu.edu The Student Government Association and Einstein Bros Bagels hosted a Presidential Debate Watch Party on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The event was held in Einstein’s for all students and faculty/staff, with free pastries and 50 cent coffee provided. “Since the voice and vote of students is important, providing opportunities for ...

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