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Greek life: More than an expensive way of making friends

As APSU students anticipate the end of the semester, they may start considering how they want to get involved on campus in the future. Whether it’s joining an ultimate Frisbee team, book club or social group, there is likely something for each student’s personal interests. One of the best ways ...

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Upgrade coming for D2L

The Extended and Distance Education department will be upgrading D2L, the online component for APSU courses, from Friday, Dec. 27, to Monday, Dec. 30. During this time, D2L will be offline. According to Bill Persinger, executive director of Public Relations and Marketing, students taking courses during the winter term will ...

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Government shutdown: everything you should know

» By LAUREN COTTLE Staff Writer The recent government shutdown has many citizens, including students, military, veterans and federal workers, watchful of its effects. The government shutdown began Tuesday, Oct. 1, after a congressional argument over whether or not the Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” should be defunded or delayed. Federal ...

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As price of college rises, so does federal aid

KEVIN FREKING Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress or the courts may still have more work to do before the VA can start providing federal benefits to married, same-sex couples, according to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The Supreme Court ruled in June that a law, the federal Defense of ...

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Campaign to end unpaid internships heads to campus

ALAN SCHER ZAGIER Associated Press   A nascent campaign against employers’ use of unpaid interns is taking aim at what critics call some of the longstanding practice’s biggest enablers: colleges that steer students into such programs in exchange for academic credit. Organizers hope to have mobilizers raise the issue on campuses as ...

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