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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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Terror is born in America as well

A simple Google search will define the word “terrorist” as “a person who uses unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.” Nowhere in this basic explanation does it state the perpetrator needs to be from a foreign country to gain this title. With the ...

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Obama unveils gun plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding “this will be difficult,” President Barack Obama urged a reluctant Congress on Wednesday to require background checks for all gun sales and ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines in an emotion-laden plea to curb gun violence in America. The president’s sweeping, $500 million ...

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Campus safety still decent despite recent events

–rreed24@my.apsu.edu When I decided to come to APSU, my parent’s were concerned whether or not the campus was a safe place for me to live. After over a year here, I have decided that it is. Despite the recent reported shootings just off campus, crime statistics have improved, according to ...

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