Israel is a place constantly in news headlines and controversial conversations. It is also a place of complicated politics and misconceptions. War, sectarianism and terrorism have put Israel in household conversations across the world, however, that’s not the whole story. On July 11, a group of MTSU students boarded a plane in Philadelphia en route to Tel Aviv …

Saleh Sbenaty, professor of computer engineering technology, is not unlike other people in Murfreesboro. He has a good job, a home, a loving family and enjoys the peace and quiet of Middle Tennessee. Yet, his mind is elsewhere. Sbenaty’s family on the other side of the world are daily afraid for their very lives. Millions …

The nearing of the spring semester always calls for a major event on campus – Student Government Association elections. Madison Tracy was elected as Vice President of Marketing during the previous election. While campaigning, Tracy said she learned that a lot of students had little to no knowledge of their student government. “Many students weren’t …

Since being elected SGA president in April, Lindsey Pierce has been working hard to ensure the senate is ready for the new year, particularly in their outreach efforts for student involvement. SGA has been a priority for Pierce since she joined freshman council. “I heard about SGA my first night at MTSU,” Pierce said in an interview …

For Alexandria Bassett, junior organizational communication major, becoming vice president of campus relations for SGA would mean making sure more students are involved on campus. Some changes she plans to implement if elected are informing more students about elections, getting more participation at campus events and tripling this year’s numbers from Road Rallies. Bassett’s main goals …

If elected president, Landy Tate, junior public relations major, plans to make it her goal to represent the entire student body. According to Tate, her experience in co-founding two organizations, serving in different capacities in various organizations and serving as chapter president for Delta Sigma Theta gives her an upper hand in elections. Some of …