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Photo courtesy of MTSU News MTSU College of Media and Entertainment Dean Ken Paulson testified in front of a Congressional committee in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to provide expertise on First Amendment rights and issues on college campuses. While the Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx, has considered taking action to prevent censorship …

Photo by Greg French / MTSU Sidelines Archive While Saturday’s “blackout” football game at Floyd Stadium will predominately feature one color, MTSU Athletics and other campus organizations will be making a statement against gender-based violence with small, teal ribbons. During the game, representatives from MTSU’s Student Government Association and MTSU Athletics will be passing out …

Photo and story by Teasia Cook / Contributing Writer On Monday night, members of the MTSU African Student Organization and the Caribbean Student Organization expressed their thoughts and feelings on various aspects of their cultures in a friendly debate in the Business and Aerospace Building. Other students from different cultures also participated in this debate, …

Photo by Megan Cole / MTSU Sidelines Representatives of the MTSU James E. Walker Library have set out special cases that will display recent history and organizations in the Murfreesboro community, beginning with unity organization Murfreesboro Loves. Clay Trainum, the external relations specialist for the library, led the project of revamping the display cases. After …

Photo courtesy of Thomas Hawk / Flickr Story by Anh Le / Contributing Writer Meredith Dye, an MTSU assistant professor of sociology, gave a speech about the fears and expectations from women released from long prison sentences in the James Union Building on Thursday. Dye conducted a long-term research project in three prisons in Georgia. …

Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer On Monday, MTSU’S SPARE, or Student Programming and Raider Entertainment, started their week of suicide awareness events as a part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with their annual “Flag Event” in the Student Union Atrium. SPARE members and organizers provided 1,100 black flags to represent the …