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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 …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer This year marked Murfreesboro’s fourth annual Pride Fest on the Square. Saturday’s festival featured a variety of activities, food and refreshment trucks and a sense of community welcoming to all people. Music and crowds of people could be heard resonating around the square from approximately 5:00-10:00 P.M. As …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer Throughout your time at college you see changes happening all around you; whether that be in school, in your life or even on a global scale. MTSU’s Crash the Commons event and the people who attend are no exception. Crash the Commons is a yearly Connection Point event …

Photos and story by Alaina Staggs / Contributing Writer Members of MTSU Professor Dr. Chaney Mosley’s freshman Intro to Agriculture course were welcomed to the School of Agriculture at MTSU by officers of various departmental clubs Wednesday morning for the annual Ag Club Day. Officers and representatives of clubs such as the Equestrian Team, Block …

Students eat in the new dining hall Farmers Market.

Photos by Makayla Boling On September 3, 2019, Middle Tennessee State University celebrated the official grand opening of the “Farmers Market,” one of the first and only all-organic meal options offered on campus. It is an all-you-care-to-eat dining hall located in the Student Union, and open only for lunch and dinner. Farmers Market is quickly …

1st Lt. William “Blake” Pickel, an MTSU ROTC alumnus, active duty soldier, combat veteran and Cleveland, Tennessee native, passed away Sunday at Fort Rucker, Alabama, after “symptoms during a training event,” according to a press release from Fort Rucker’s Public Affairs Office. Fort Rucker officials were alerted around 8:30 p.m. that Pickel had been transported …