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APSU encourages campus to support It’s On Us movement

>>STAFF REPORT APSU is taking a stand against sexual assault by inviting students and staff to take the It’s On Us pledge. The event sponsored by Student Affairs partners with It’s On Us and asks participants to take an online pledge in support of ending campus sexual assault. “The pledge is ...

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APSU accepts Tennessee Promise

>>By Candice Snow, Assistant Features Editor Beginning in fall 2015, APSU will accept the Tennessee Promise scholarship to help cover tuition costs. The scholarship was previously offered to graduating high school seniors planning to attend community college, but can now be used by APSU students seeking an associate’s degree in ...

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Two ex-Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape, next two teammates wait to go to trial

NASHVILLE — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday, Jan. 27 ...

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Vanderbilt football player says he doesn’t remember anything about the rape he’s charged with, trial continues

NASHVILLE— A former Vanderbilt football player charged with rape told a jury Monday, Jan. 26 that he can’t remember a dorm room sexual assault that prosecutors say he and three of his teammates carried out. “I was just drunk out of my mind,” Cory Batey testified. “This is something I ...

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Tennessee colleges meet at summit to fight sexual assaults on campuses

NASHVILLE — A two-day summit focused on fighting sexual assaults at college campuses is drawing about 400 officials from 76 schools across Tennessee. Media report the meeting begins Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Tennessee State University and will feature national experts who will offer training on issues like defining consent, prevention ...

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