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Whether they’re reporting from a bunker underneath “Jackie’s Market” in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, or at a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire, Travis Harmon and Jonathan Shockley are always ready to be in character. Harmon and Shockley, known by their alter egos Jackie Broyles (Harmon) and Dunlap (Shockley), have become bona fide “political pundits” with almost 25,000 YouTube subscribers since launching “Red State …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee appeared in the round of 32 for just the third time in the program’s history, squaring off against No. 10 seed Syracuse, after upsetting the No. 2 team in the country Michigan State. The Blue Raiders inability to attack the 2-3 zone allowed Syracuse to …

Photo by Sarah Taylor // Managing Editor Three local hip-hop artists have joined forces  for a new track celebrating the MTSU men’s basketball team’s success in the NCAA tournament. MTSU alums nobigdyl. and Mogli the Iceburg  have teamed with undergraduate Illuminate for “#MTSUMarchMadness,” a remix of Future’s single, “March Madness.” The three-and-a-half minute song sees …

Whether you realize it or not, history is in the making right now at MTSU. This spring, a 16-person task force made up of students, faculty and community members created by president Sidney A. McPhee will help decide the fate of Forrest Hall, a military science building named after Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. To …

Lamonteze Pannell, Junior, Electronic Media Communications In [race, class and gender in the media] class we discussed how MTSU is facing an issue with the name of its ROTC Building currently named Forrest Hall. We spoke on how many black people view the Confederate flag as a symbol of hate and racism, while also noting …

Rebekkah Barrett, Senior, Advertising Major I recently transferred to MTSU, and was originally very happy with the state of racial diversity and tolerance on campus. My previous university had serious issues dismissing student concerns when it came to racial issues, and it was so refreshing to feel like my school was one I could be …