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Communications Director Smith to leave Haslam administration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Communications Director David Smith is leaving Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration to start his own consulting business. Smith joined the governor’s Cabinet in 2015 after previously serving as press secretary for Haslam’s first term. He was also Haslam’s spokesman during the gubernatorial campaign of 2010.Haslam in ...

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APSU adjunct professor cleared of all charges

James Trodglen, APSU adjunct professor in the Department of Communication, has been cleared of all violation of order of protection charges. Trodglen’s arraignment was Monday, April 6, and the prosector issued an order of Nolle Prosequi, a legal term meaning unwillingness to pursue the charges. “I’m glad the justice system ...

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Van der Merwe to be vice president for Advancement, Communication, Strategic Initiatives

Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe will fill the position of vice president for Advancement, Communication and Strategic Initiatives beginning Wednesday, April 1. Van der Merwe served as deputy athletics director at Central Michigan University from 1997 to 2013, when he took the position of athletics director at APSU. The vice ...

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Define the word, don’t let it define you

»Ronniesia Reed –Assistant Perspectives Editor The N-word has been around for many generations and has been given multiple meanings. One might view this word as being negative or positive. The main thing to remember is, it is just a word and words should never define a person, a race or ...

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Hot Topic: Qualities of a good man, woman

»Myranda Harrison Guest Writer Many students gathered with a panel of consultants to discuss what they thought were good qualities in a partner in the third annual Hot Topic discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in the Wilber N. Daniel African American Cultural Center. Dwonna Goldstone, English professor, helped lead the ...

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