Middle Tennessee (4-10, 0-1 C-USA) lost to Marshall (7-9, 2-0 C-USA) Friday evening in their conference opener, dropping the meeting in a thrilling five-set match. Senior Ailime de Freitas and junior Chelsea Ross proved to have great games, as Freitas contributed 29 assists while Ross completed 27 kills by the match’s conclusion. The Blue Raiders …

Dr. Martha Hixon began Monday afternoon’s lecture at MTSU’s Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building by re-introducing the audience to a few childhood favorites. The third in this semester’s series of lectures hosted by the Honors College, Hixon, a professor of English at MTSU who specializes in children’s literature, spoke on the use of landscapes …