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Illustration by DeAnna Black / Staff Designer  March is Women’s History Month, and with that comes complicated conversations about the glass ceiling and women in male-dominated fields. But what also comes from this month is celebrating remarkable women in history, culture and local communities. According to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research at …

Photos and Story by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer In a surprising twist on an academic competition, MTSU students spent Wednesday afternoon designing, folding and throwing paper airplanes while competing in the Red Bull Paper Wings competition at the Murfreesboro Airport on Memorial Boulevard. “It’s a global event,” said Caroline Foster, the collegiate marketing specialist …

Photo courtesy of MTSU Story by Collin Lombardo / Contributing Writer  Collin Lombardo is an MTSU student in his fourth year as a Public Relations major, with a minor in Recording Industry Management. Lombardo signed up on the MTSU Blue Raider Autonmous Driving project website to be a student passenger in MTSU’s new self-driving Tesla …

Photos and story by Alaina Staggs/ Contributing Writer Members of the Middle Tennessee State University’s Block and Bridle chapter held a National Agriculture Day celebration on the lawn of the Stark Agribusiness and Agriscience Center on Thursday in honor of the holiday. The holiday is formally acknowledged annually across the United States on March 14, …

Photo courtesy of mtsunews.com Story and photos by Elaina Nolan / Contributing Writer Throughout the week, MTSU students, faculty and alumni visited campus to present for the annual Scholars Week.  On Wednesday, MTSU’s Media and Entertainment professors shared some of their research and latest findings with students, delivering presentations. Each of the professors in the …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer If you’re a millennial, you’ve probably been asked the question, “What’s your sign?” a few times. And if you’re a millennial who is into astrology, that might be one of the questions you ask someone when first meeting them. This is the case for MTSU student …