Photos and story by Kate Craighead The MTSU Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Field was filled with a sea of purple with the Rutherford County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday. This event is held annually in more than 600 communities worldwide and is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s …

Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of MTSU News This past Thursday night, Dr. Caleb Elfenbein, associate professor of Religious Studies and History from Grinnell College, gave students and faculty alike a look at race, religion, fear and conditions of public life in contemporary America. He specifically focused on Muslim Americans and the hostility …

Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Friday, September 20, MTSU’s Intercultural and Diversity Affairs department hosted the third annual Rep Your Roots talent show in the Student Union building. The show called for students who could sing, dance, act, do comedy or write poetry. The event served two purposes for participants. The first …

Photo and story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Constitution Day, a nationally recognized day, celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution over 200 years ago.  The American Democracy Project hosted readings of the Constitution all over Middle Tennessee State University campus on Tuesday, Constitution Day. Readings were held throughout the entire day in front …

Story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer Photo by Naffie Njie / MTSU Sidelines Al Gore Jr., former U.S. Vice President and Middle Tennessee State University professor, spoke alongside Anthony J. Badger, historian and author of the book “Albert Gore, Sr.: A Political Life,” Tuesday at an MTSU panel on the life of Albert Gore, …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer This season’s first installment of the Bluelight Sessions at Ridenour Rehearsal Studios was jam-packed full of music and energy Thursday night as MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment fraternity, Omega Delta Psi, hosted the event. MC’s Miranda Renzi and Stella London, who are members of ODP, introduced the …