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Joy Ladin serves as 2015 Asanbe Symposium speaker

Joy Ladin, transgender scholar and poet, analyzed gender issues at The Asanbe Diversity Symposium on Thursday, April 15. In the address “Second Genesis: The Transformation of Gender,” Ladin spoke about what the stories of the creation of human beings in the opening chapters of Genesis teach us about gender and ...

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Tennessee school voucher bill approaching key committee

NASHVILLE — A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is gaining support as it approaches a key committee in the final days of the legislative session. The measure is scheduled for a vote in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday, April 21. If it passes there, it ...

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Nerdy for newbies: comic books

This one will be a little more circuitous because comic book story lines go in “arcs,” and they’re not all made equally. I’ll list here my top 10 favorite comic book stories to help some of the tentative newcomers delve into this particular realm of geekdom. Note they are not in order ...

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TDOT schedules weekend closures for I-24 in Montgomery County

Contract crews will close a short section of Interstate 24 and State Route 237 (Rossview Road) in Clarksville to prepare for bridge removal, according to Tennessee Department of Transportation. During the closures, traffic will use the on and off ramps at SR 237. I-24 westbound and the SR 237 bridge ...

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Shades of discrimination

Businesses should have a right to choose who they serve as long as they do not discriminate against a person’s race, gender or sexuality. The question of whether the government should allow  businesses to pick whom they provide service to has been highly debated recently. Indiana’s governor signing Senate Bill ...

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Professors deserve a higher salary than celebrities

Professors should be paid more than celebrities, because they express passionate dedication to further their students’ educations, unlike celebrities who selfishly live through the entertainment industry. Society elevates famous stars through their obsessions with the media, but society puts more value on celebrities than they are worth. According to ABC ...

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