Photos and story by Amber Cetinel / Contributing Writer  Dog lovers have finally found their happy place. The Nashville Humane Association’s ninth annual “Unleashed: Dinner with Your Dog” event on Saturday hosted a fundraiser at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel to support more than 4,000 dogs and cats under the association’s care. Guests were also encouraged to …

Photos by Enrique Geronimo and Seth Whitehead Story by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer Twenty-eight teams from five different states competed against each other Saturday in MTSU’s Alumni Memorial Gym during the FIRST Tech Challenge Tennessee Regional Robotics Competition. FIRST Tech Challenge focuses on teaching students to work as a team while developing STEM skills …

Photo and story by Tina Higgins / Contributing writer Participants and horse fanatics alike were walking, trotting and cantering to MTSU’s Tennessee Livestock Center on Saturday and Sunday to observe middle and high school students compete for their shot in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association regional competition. IEA is an organization that hosts different horse showing …

Photo and Story by Emily Blalock/ Contributing Writer Eric Klumpe, a professor in the MTSU Physics and Astronomy Department, provided a lecture for students and community members about exploring white dwarf stars during his presentation on Friday night in the Wiser-Patten Science Hall. His lecture, entitled “Looking Inside White Dwarfs,” was part of the department’s …

Photo courtesy of Rick Malkin / Nashville Shakespeare Festival Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Friends. Romans. Countrymen. Lend this play your eyes and ears. Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Julius Caesar” made its Murfreesboro debut at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre on Thursday night. Running for three nights only through Feb. 2, this production …

Photo and Story by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer MTSU honored its veterans during Wednesday night’s basketball game against the University of Alabama at Murphy Center by hosting soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, contracting new ROTC recruits and admitting veterans free. “Tonight, we had the 101st from Fort Campbell, who gratefully came out and …