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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  MTSU President Sidney McPhee requested that the Tennessee Historical Commission change the name of Forrest Hall late Tuesday afternoon. The Commission will have to approve the name change by a two-thirds majority vote following changes made to the Tennessee Heritage Protection Act earlier this year. In his letter …

Photo courtesy of snowdenfilm.com *There will be spoilers, but if you’ve read the news since 2013, not really. “Snowden,” Oliver Stone’s film adaptation of Edward Snowden’s leak of government surveillance secrets, paints a bone-chillingly accurate picture of the underbelly of the American intelligence system. Carried by Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s uncanny portrayal of Snowden, strategic cinematography and the …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Kataylor Price / Contributing Writer Many of us, whether we suffer from allergies or not, are familiar with the EpiPen. The medication, invented in the 1970s by biomedical engineer Sheldon Kaplan, is used to quickly treat those facing anaphylactic shock. Now, this extremely common medication is facing plenty of controversy …

Story by Ashley Coker / Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of Flickr  Voters across the United States are preparing to elect a new president, and every candidate is rallying for the youth vote. Millennials have caught up to baby boomers as the largest generation of eligible voters, according to a Pew Research Center study released …

Story by Jacob Young // Contributing Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics The MTSU soccer team came into the 2016 season with question marks along the roster. The Blue Raiders saw nine seniors graduate from the 2015 squad that put together 10 wins and accounted for 12 goals on the year. All of this production …