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Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines MTSU’s Board of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street and recommended three new master’s degree programs in speech-language pathology, biomedical sciences and public health. Near the start of the meeting, the board took public comment from Scott and Michelle …

Photo and Story by Tina Higgins / Contributing Writer Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, one of the oldest sororities on MTSU’s campus, wrapped up National Women’s History Month by hosting their first ever Pink Table Talk: Women’s Empowerment event at the James Union Building on Saturday. The event was created to have a casual discussion …

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, …