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Clarksville community puts climbing skills to the test

APSU students, faculty and community members use the Foy Fitness Center to build their physical strength and abilities. At the same time, members are building up their mental strength to use in and outside the classroom. On Saturday, March 25, University Recreation hosted their 10th annual Ascension Climbing Competition at ...

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APSU community runs 5K for breast cancer awareness

By Dalwin Cordova Assistant News Editor Several student organizations hosted APSU’s third annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K on Saturday, April 13. Hundreds of students and community members participated and helped raise close to $3,000 for breast cancer research. The race was hosted by the Wilbur N. Daniel African-American Cultural Center, ...

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Cold water for a good cause

>>Philip Sparn News Editor More than a hundred APSU students, faculty and staff plunged into the cold waters of the Foy Center pool on Thursday, Jan. 31, to benefit the SOS Food Pantry in the fourth annual APSU Polar Plunge. At 3 p.m. the water temperature in the Foy Center ...

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Polar plunging for SOS Food Pantry

»BRITTANY HICKEY The Foy pool is going to be absolutely arctic on Jan. 31 when students and faculty join in the fourth annual Polar Plunge to support the APSU SOS Food Pantry. Last year 200 people dove into a 45 degree pool – that’s 40 degrees below normal swimming temperature. ...

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Marijuana in Tenn. now more than a pipe dream

» Philip Sparn –psparn@my.apsu.edu It is about time that Tennessee and other states choose to legalize the medical or recreational use of marijuana. As a result of recent 2012 ballot measures, medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Two states now allow the recreational ...

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Homecoming 5k Run held at Emerald Hill

–ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu The 16th annual Homecoming 5K Run, held on Saturday, Oct. 27, was the first Run to be held at the Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill, home of APSU’s National Alumni Association. “The APSU National Alumni Association serves as the primary organization for all APSU alumni,” said Nikki Peterson, ...

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