Posts in category

Campus


Photos and story by John Lane / Contributing Writer On Sunday night, MTSU’s College of Liberal Arts sponsored the community event, “Joys of the Season,” a holiday-themed art showcase held at Tucker Theatre. Now in its fourth year, performances ranged from scenes from “The Nutcracker” and music performed by student chorales and ensembles to a reading …

Photos and story by Travis Cameron / Contributing Writer This year MTSU’s agritourism class hosted their second annual Christmas Village Saturday in the Tennessee Livestock Center, featuring Santa and MTSU farm animals. Aside from the small entry fee, visitors could donate three nonperishable food items to get in, and the proceeds were donated to the …

Photo by Megan Cole / MTSU Sidelines The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday in the Miller Education Center off of campus to discuss a contract MTSU President Sidney McPhee proposed regarding his presidency. This contract included an extension of his time as president at the university and a large bonus. McPhee’s annual salary …

Photos and story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer MTSU’s Art and Design Department held their annual student art sale Tuesday in the Student Union Building. For this yearly event, Faculty and staff members contact various art and design students who are willing to donate their work for a good cause. 50 percent of the …

Photo and story by Brandon  Donoho / Contributing Writer Eugene Rogan, a professor of Modern Middle Eastern History at the University of Oxford and director of the Middle East Center at St. Antony’s College at Oxford, gave this semester’s Strickland Visiting Scholar Lecture Thursday night. The Strickland Visiting Scholar Program is an opportunity for scholars with …

Photos and story by Sergio Pacheco / Contributing Writer  Middle Tennessee State University’s Indian Cultural Exchange hosted an event called Diwali Ki Raat Friday night. Diwali, a popular Hindu festival, celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. Priya Patel, the vice president, said, “This is our first big …