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Voice of the republic: Does my vote matter?

It is election time in Tennessee once again. Campaigns are running and political enthusiasts are always sermonizing how important it is to vote. The average American vote will count but it does not matter. Voting does not matter because your vote does not really affect change. Comparing the 2016 presidential ...

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Coping struggles with students

Just about everyone has heard the conception that kids who are sheltered or have felt overprotected throughout their adolescence often experience an exaggerated sense of freedom when they leave home for the first time. Could it be that in actuality they experience an overexposure to new temptations? College is always ...

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Left Out of #MeToo

Sexual assault and rape is buzzing in news and social media over the last year. The terms such as the #MeToo Movement and the accused movie producer, Harvey Weinstein and USA Gymnastics national team doctor, Larry Nassar. Weinstein has been accused of decades of sexual abuse. Nassar is a convicted pedophile ...

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Kaepernick: The Saga Continues

We are all familiar with Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem in 2016. In the two years since, he is more well-known for his protesting than his career as an athlete. Recently, Kaepernick has become the face of Nike’s 30 year anniversary campaign. In the advertisement, Kaepernick ...

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A New Era

APSU Basketball is synonymous with one name, Dave Loos, who retired after the 2016-17 season posting career 502 victories. The 2017-18 season marks the first time in 27 years that a new face is at the helm. who replaces a campus legend like that? Matt Figger. Figger, who served as ...

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They did not get another shot

By Stephanie Carson | Contributing Writer Gun control is a topic many are very passionate about, and some may not know much about it at all. However one may feel about the subject, it is becoming more relevant than ever. From the Sandy Hook school shooting, to the Orlando nightclub ...

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