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My country is not a “shithole”

Bertrang Joseph | Contributing Writer President Trump’s statement about Haiti, El Salvador and the countries of Africa being “shithole countries” is disgraceful, disappointing and deeply disturbing. Yet, I appreciate his honesty and welcome this revelation of his character, hoping that people may now see the true colors of our leader.  ...

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APSU celebrates cultural diversity during International Night Thursday

Take a bite of foods from Taiwan to El Salvador and more, all in one room. APSU’s International Night hosted this opportunity and more. APSU hosted International Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Red Barn, gathering different cultural themed booths together to serve diverse foods and drinks. ...

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Eleutheromania: Desire for Freedom

Eleutheromania (n.) an intense and irresistible desire for freedom; Odds are, most people have never heard that word before, but can probably relate to it in some sort of way, I know I can. Let me introduce myself, my name is Lucas Ryan Chambers, and I’m a student here at ...

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Children of the FED Orphanage, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

[huge_it_gallery id=”56″] There are almost 200 orphanages in Haiti. This particular orphanage in Port-au-Prince known as the “FED orphanage” is run by volunteers, half of which are adults who were raised in the orphanage themselves. Aid workers from the U.S. frequently visit to provide much needed medical care to the ...

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Dancing for V-Day: Department of Women’s Studies holds event to raise awareness of violence against women

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The UC Plaza was hosting a celebration on Thursday, Feb. 14, but it wasn’t for Valentine’s Day. The Women’s Studies department held a V-Day dance to raise awareness for gender-based violence. V-Day, which is a women’s rights holiday that stands for victory, valentine and vagina, is a global movement ...

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