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Photo courtesy of civilrightsmuseum.org Story by Janecia Gales / Contributing Writer On Tuesday, students and teachers alike made their way into the College of Education building for a screening of the film, “The Rape of Recy Taylor.” The film, about a black woman who was raped by six white men in 1944, captures the horrors …

Photo and story by Matthew Olson / Contributing writer MTSU’s Red Cross Club ran their bi-annual blood drive Monday night in honor of Valentine’s Day week on the third floor of the KUC. When asked about the goal of the campus blood drive, Metin Yasin, the president of the Red Cross Club said, ”There is …

Photos and story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer MTSU students, faculty and guest speakers discussed the university’s 2019 Black History Month theme, the “Black Migration,” in a passionate, roundtable-style discussion on Tuesday. Students joined panelists Derek Greenfield, Francis Henderson, Claudell Huges, Yvana McDonald and Breia McCray, as well as moderator Curtis Johnson Tuesday night …

Photos courtesy of The Nashville Black Market / Facebook  Story by Taylor Blanch / Contributing Writer On Saturday, The Nashville Black Market kicked off Black History Month by hosting an event in North Nashville. The annual affair, which is family friendly and free to the public, was created specifically to help local black business owners get …

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 Morgan Gonzalez / Contributing Writer MTSU students, alumni and faculty sported their red shirts on Friday for Wear Red Day, a national event that brings awareness to women’s heart health. The observance of Wear Red Day is a nationwide kick-off to American Heart Month, a month which is dedicated to bringing …