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Microaggressions are painful to the marginalized communities around us

As a society, we must be conscious of our words and actions. With education comes the ability to place yourself in someone else’s shoes and the rationale to understand why words are harmful An innocent comment about your Asian friend always succeeding in math courses, a quick joke to your ...

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Hate speech is not free speech

Hate speech is not free speech, and students should not be forced to tolerate it in an educational environment. College encourages students to express themselves and to step out of their comfort zones. However, college is also meant to be a safe space, not a place for students to spew ...

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Race in Greek life

Race is an ongoing topic in America, whether in education, employment or poverty. Because it is sensitive subject matter, much debate is used to approach the topic of racial status in Greek life across the U.S. “I don’t think it’s necessarily a problem at our school,” said Trevor Brand, junior ...

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APSU community ‘Takes Back the Night’ for women

» By Chaseton Donahoe Staff Writer The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance led a “Take Back the Night” march in protest of sexual and domestic violence Thursday night, April 25, in the UC Plaza. The march signifies a stance against forms of sexual abuse commonly associated with nighttime hours. The Take ...

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Obama moves U.S. forward

» RYAN WHIPKEY APSU COLLEGE DEMOCRATS PRESIDENT Guest Writer Many people are getting interested in whom to cast their vote for and may feel overwhelmed. I believe there is only one choice that will make our country stronger and that is to vote to re-elect President Barack Obama for another ...

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