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Photo and story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer A candlelight vigil and remembrance ceremony was held Monday night in the Student Union in honor of what would have been the 90th birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., reverend and leader of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Coordinated by the Intercultural and Diversity …

Photos by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer The C-SPAN Bus visited Middle Tennessee State University Wednesday while on its regional tour. The bus, which comes to school and community events, provides an interactive look at C-SPAN’s resources, including over 250,000 hours of video content. The bus is an …

Photo courtesy of Phi Kappa Tau / Twitter Story by Andrew Wigdor / Editor-in-Chief and Angele Latham / News Editor MTSU’s Phi Kappa Tau fraternity chapter suffered a loss Thursday night as member Jackson Rumley, 21, was involved in a fatal car wreck. Rumley, a junior and mechatronics engineering major at MTSU, was in the …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News MTSU’s Board of Trustees approved a new employment contract for President Sidney McPhee and greatly expanded the university’s Regional Scholars Program in its quarterly meeting Tuesday in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street. The contract, which the trustees discussed in a special called meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27, calls …

Photo courtesy of MT Solidarity Since the establishment of MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute, students and faculty have rallied against it due to a connection to the Charles Koch Foundation, which, they say, has been known to dispense money in exchange for political power and influence. The PERI was established in late 2016 with the …

Story, photo and video by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor  Kevin Martin walked into the courtroom on the sixth floor of the Rutherford County Judicial Center wearing faded gray jeans, a purple T-shirt, black Nike’s and a black hooded coat. While waiting for his case to be called, he repeatedly looked down at his …