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Help-an-Elf provides toys, gifts to families in need thanks to students

Markayla Bedford | Staff Writer Looking forward to the holidays and the spirit of giving? Student Affairs is hosting a charity program called Help an Elf. This program’s sole purpose is to assist fully enrolled APSU students with children during the holidays. It is open to anyone looking to donate ...

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Clarksville goes on zombie hunt with paintball guns in Halloween spirit

You can hear them behind you. Feverishly, you point the barrel of your bright red rifle towards the trees, thumb fumbling over the orange, rubber button on your rail-mounted flashlight as you struggle to see what is around you, but you know they are there, just out of your line ...

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Help-an-Elf spreads Christmas cheer

» By Andrew Wadovick Staff Writer Shopping for Christmas gifts every year is a challenge. Having to figure out what every family member wants and deciding how to balance it with your budget can be a tough endeavor. It is especially challenging when you don’t necessarily have the resources required ...

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Ice bucket challenges might flood your feed, but the bigger picture is positive

Since late July, social media have exploded with videos of people pouring buckets of ice water on their heads in the name of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS is a progressive disease of the nervous system. Those with ALS experience a degeneration of motor neurons, the nerve cells responsible for communication ...

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‘Skatin for Katelyn’ event benefits alumna

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu “Skatin for Katelyn” was a fundraising event held for APSU alumna Katelyn Bryant on Wednesday, April 10, at the Rainbo Skating Center. Bryant was diagnosed with Stage 4 Oropharyngeal Squamus Cell Carcinoma, an advanced cancer, in January of 2013. Her brother Jonathon Lister discussed and clarified the circumstances of ...

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Jump for Jude: Alpha Tau Omega’s 5th annual fundraiser generates $25,000

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu APSU’s largest yearly fundraising event was held on Friday, April 5. Alpha Tau Omega held its fifth annual Jump for Jude event at the Red Barn, benefitting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. This year’s event was presented in memory of Shelby Russell, a Clarksville teenager who recently succumbed to cancer. ...

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