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MTSU has announced a lecture series through VSA Tennessee, a state organization that strives to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in and learn through artistic activities. The series will include lectures from Guy Gilchrist, co-creator of the cartoon Muppet Babies and cartoonist for the classic comic strip Nancy, as well as actor, author and teacher Estelle Condra …

By Caroline Morris // Contributing Writer Tracy E. Laird, author of the book Austin City Limits: A History, spoke Wednesday evening at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music. Austin City Limits is a televised concert series that has aired on PBS stations around the country for the past 40 years. Laird wrote the book to convey the purpose and …

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. For a lot of people, that means going out and buying sweet gifts for a significant other. For those without a special someone, however, Valentine’s Day can take on a whole new meaning. It becomes what many have dubbed “Singles Awareness Day,” the one day of the …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Actor and bestselling author Hill Harper will be the keynote speaker for Middle Tennessee State University’s Black History Month celebration. Harper is scheduled to speak Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom on the university’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. Harper is best known for …

By Grant Massey // Contributing Writer Buckle up, because Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  But what do you do if you cease to like that special someone right around the time they’re expecting a dozen roses or a heart-shaped box of chocolates? Is sticking it out better? Or should you end it before it …

Harvey Stein

By Nathaniel Thompson // Contributing Writer Street photographer Harvey Stein discussed his latest MTSU exhibition with students Thursday night. Harlem Street Portraits, Stein’s third MTSU exhibition, is currently on display in MTSU’s Baldwin Photographic Gallery. By using a 21mm Laika film camera, Stein was able to capture a subtle perspective of African-Americans and their lifestyles from a …