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Author and professor of Sociology Dr. Joel Best discussed issues concerning student loans and debt this morning as part of a social science seminar in the James Union Building. Titled “The Student Loan Mess: How It Got Here and Why It’s Not Going Away,” Best’s lecture focused on America’s growing reliance with student loans and …

The Saudi Student Association hosted a “Trip to Saudi Arabia” in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday afternoon. Students were given a chance to experience Middle Eastern culture, try traditional food and learn about the different regions and cities of the country located on the Arabian Peninsula. Upon entering the ballroom a stage was set up …

As part of the initiative launched in September by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, MTSU students pledged in the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses nationwide. Donald Abels, Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator, said that 136 students pledged the following at a display in the Student Union: …

The history of MTSU’s steady architectural growth and transformation over its 100 years of existence was the topic of this week’s installment of the university honor’s college’s “Power of Place” lecture series Monday afternoon. In her lecture, architect Patti Miller, the university’s Assistant Vice President for Campus Planning, introduced her audience to the MTSU’s campus in the …

MTSU’s Campus Recreation Center, in partnership with the Blue Raider Men’s Rugby Team, hosted a “Run For Your Life” five-kilometer Halloween-themed footrace on Sunday to raise money for student worker scholarships. The race was open to runners of all ages, and awards were given for best costume, as well as fastest finishing time for each …

An armed robbery at the Ellington Human Sciences parking lot was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday night. The suspect was described as a younger black male, was said to be wearing a red and white striped shirt, and was carrying a knife. He was said to have been accompanied by four to five other black …