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You probably don’t have Ebola, so calm down

Oh, America, you’re so charming. Never mind the almost 4500 people who have died of Ebola in West Africa. No one gives a damn about them, but don’t bring it here, no way. Ebola hemorrhagic fever has recently found a home in the land of the free. One man died and ...

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Everything you need to know about the turmoil caused by ISIS

ISIS, also known as ISIL or Islamic State, is a jihadist (Islamic militant) group that was formed last April. Stemming from al-Qaeda, ISIS has become one of the most dangerous militant groups in the world. ISIS has gained members from Germany, France, the Arab world and the United States. Ignoring ...

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Government shutdown: everything you should know

» By LAUREN COTTLE Staff Writer The recent government shutdown has many citizens, including students, military, veterans and federal workers, watchful of its effects. The government shutdown began Tuesday, Oct. 1, after a congressional argument over whether or not the Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” should be defunded or delayed. Federal ...

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SGA: Declining trend in votes at elections

Advice on how to reverse the trend in declining number of votes for SGA elections was offered by current SGA senators at a meeting Wednesday, Sept. 18. 579 students voted in the SGA elections of fall 2013. This is 125 less than fall 2012 and 337 less than fall 2011. ...

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Syria: APSU students react

By Phillip Swanson Staff Writer President Obama, center, with members of his delegation, speaks during his bilateral meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping, unseen, at the G20 Summit, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia. AP PHOTO | PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS Since March 15, 2011 a conflict has been going ...

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Events and new appointments at first SGA assembly of the fall

The 68th General Assembly of the SGA met at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, for the first time this fall semester. The meeting began with APSU’s new athletic director, Derek van der Merwe, speaking about his new role and feelings towards being at a new school. “APSU is doing great things,” ...

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