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Congress passes extension for student loan program

WASHINGTON — Congress is extending a federal loan program that provides low-interest money to the neediest students for college. The Perkins Loan program will get a two-year extension, under compromise legislation approved Thursday in the House, a day after clearing the Senate. The program expired on September 30. The measure ...

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This Heart Won’t QWitt.

  This blog post this week is going to be a tad different than the others I have posted in the past. This post is going to be one that really touches home. A friend of mine, and a student here at APSU is in need of all of our ...

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The Technology Effect

  Everywhere you look, someone is either staring down at their phone, their tablet, or their laptop. They have many applications and pages open, scrolling, liking, commenting, and even reading. You are even doing it right now. The technology that we have is growing more and more everyday. The quality ...

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Student advocates for commuters

Parking is an ongoing concern at APSU, but one student has taken initiative to spread helpful information about how commuters can handle it. Trahern lot, a frequently used faculty parking lot, was lost before the fall semester began due to the construction of the new fine arts building. As a ...

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APSU students volunteer in Guatemala

Nine APSU students volunteered in Guatemala in May, focusing on building an expansion for a children’s waiting room at a clinic according to a press release. The students made the trip to Antigua, Guatemala on Saturday, May 16 to spend a week engaging in volunteer work and learning about Guatemalan culture. According ...

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Modern technology harms intellectual growth

Without search engines, most students would be lost when it comes to school assignments. With so much information available at the click of a mouse, college students are defeating the purpose of research and ultimately damaging their intelligence? Search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and others give college students ...

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