Photo and story by Mitchell Casteel The Law and Your Community lecture, hosted by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, was held Thursday night at MTSU with great reception. The lecture focused on the laws and rights citizens should know, and how to interact with law enforcement. The event speakers included MTSU criminal justice …

Story and Photo by Sydney Cohn On Sept. 24, MTSU students and staff gathered in the Student Union Parliamentary Room to hear the story behind Simon Tam’s Asian-American rock band, The Slants. Deborah Fisher, the director of the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies,  was eager to welcome the activists. Starting with …

Photo and story by Ashley Perham As part of MT Engage week, Middle Tennessee State University hosted Connecting Through Story: An Exploration of Literacy Experiences. The two-day event allowed students to get hands-on experiences with primary research by interviewing each other about their literacy practices. Tuesday, Jakob Lewis of WPLN presented a workshop on audio …

Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Tuesday, September 24, the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs department and  Recreation Center co-hosted the third annual Salsa Under the Stars event. It was held in front of the Health Wellness and Recreation Center building, where a crowd of students joined Professors Paco and Angela Ramos to learn …

Photo and story by Kristi Jone / Contributing Writer The Social Work Department, Counseling Services and Middle Tennessee Police Department came together Tuesday to set up the first annual Wellness Fair to raise awareness about staying safe on campus, as well as student’s actions and the consequences that can follow. The event was set up …

Photo and Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer As part of an ongoing series of Fall Honors Lectures on the subtopic of “Suffrage”, students listened in on a legislative panel this past Monday.  The panel included Hamilton County State Representative and MTSU graduate Judge Mike Carter, Rutherford County State Senator and MTSU graduate pharmacist Dr. Shane …