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Fifty Years after the Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots, 50 years past now. For those who only vaguely recall the phrase, the Stonewall Riots were four nights of riots in Greenwich Village following the raid on a bar “frequented by homosexuals” according to the New York Times. The story has always been unclear and always will ...

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Uprooted: Destruction of campus environment caused by 1999 tornado

The campus is known for its green filled environment from friendly squirrels, feral cats and lush trees growing throughout the landscape. This was not the case when the F3 tornado touched down in Montgomery County on Jan. 22, 1999.   The tornado only blew through for five minutes, but it caused massive destruction to the campus. ...

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Hump Day Wednesday

Hump Day Wednesday Forecast It’s Hump Day Wednesday, and the forecast for today still calls for hot and steamy weather. I hope that your classes are going well so far. If you are planning to join any outdoor events like last night’s Peay Soup, please remember to stay hydrated and ...

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Letter To The Editor – Administration cuts philosophy and religion program

Submitted by: Jordy Rocheleau Last week, the APSU administration decided to cut one of the three faculty lines from the Philosophy and Religion program. The position eliminated was that formerly held by Dr. Bert Randall, whose 45 years of service were just celebrated. The position is currently held by temporary instructor ...

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Slay hits 1,000th career kill

Over the weekend, senior Ashley Slay recorded her 1,000th kill as a Gov. This accomplishment makes Slay the 14th Gov to reach the milestone. Slay hit her 1,000th kill against the Presbyterian Blue Hose during the Dolphin Invitational in Jacksonville, Florida. Slay is only the fourth middle blocker to reach ...

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APSU history students present new research at Fort Defiance event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Members of the Austin Peay State University History Club recently had the opportunity to present new research related to Fort Defiance at the historical site’s newest event, titled “Fresh Research, New Discoveries.” A partnership between APSU’s History Club, Phi Alpha Theta history honors society and Fort Defiance, and ...

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