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Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and MTSU’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority lined up a week full of events to spread awareness for the issue. According to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 40 percent of women and 32.5 percent of men in Tennessee experience physical violence …

MTSU’s Phi Delta Theta chapter was taken off disciplinary probation Thursday, allowing the fraternity to resume social activities on and off campus. Tennessee Eta, which was founded in December 2012, was put on disciplinary probation last August on account of violating eight university policies including hazing, drugs, alcohol and failure to cooperate with institutional officials. …

Photo and Story by Connor Burnard / Contributing Writer  On Tuesday afternoon, MTSU Fraternity and Sorority Life finalized its donation of 5,343 food items and $743.13 to the MTSU Student Food Pantry. The donation came as a part of MTSU Greek Week, an annual celebration of Greek life on MTSU’s campus. Members of the Greek …

Men sported high heels at the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Thursday that was held to spread awareness of rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Barbara Scales, director of the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students, was out leading the event. “Today is an event where our (Interfraternity Council) men …

Photo and story by Connor Burnard / Contributing Writer  MTSU’s Interfraternity Council held its bystander intervention training on Thursday afternoon in the Student Union Building. The presentation was “Power of One,” created and presented by Barbara Scales, the director of the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students. Austin Sawyer, Associate Vice President of …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Staff Writer Alpha Chi Omega kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Week on Monday in the Student Union with a Penny War. Payten Buttry, a junior majoring in speech-language pathology and a member of Alpha Chi Omega, broke down the concept of a Penny War. Pennies equal positive points. If a …