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Photos and Story by Seth Whitehead/ Contributing Writer Two virtual displays in the MTSU Walker Library’s Makerspace are celebrating Black History Month by educating users about the civil rights movement and telling of the accomplishments of MTSU track and field coach Dean Hayes. The Makerspace is an area on the second floor of the library …

Photos and Story by Reana Gibson / Contributing Writer MTSU Urban Entertainment held the first annual 2019 Urban Awards in the James Union Building on Friday. The event was held to gratify and highlight black excellence in the MTSU and Middle Tennessee community by providing awards to students, alumni and community members.  The event was split into …

Photo Courtesy of mtsuarts.com Story by Meraleigh Queener / Contributing Writer In the wealth of scattering clumsiness and comedic chaos, MTSU’s Theatre Arts Department opened “Noises Off!,” capturing a play-within-a-play with the audience taking on the role of the audience. “Noises Off” began Thursday night and ran through Sunday at Tucker Theatre. This delightful theatre piece introduced …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Rosephanye Powell is a living legend among composers of choral music. She is currently a Charles W. Barkley endowed professor and professor of voice at Auburn University. Powell not only conducted the MTSU Women’s Chorale Invitational event at MTSU Thursday night, which was held to commemorate …

Photo and Story by Matthew Olson / Contributing Writer Rutherford County Schools’ ATLAS program hosted the AMP Professional Development Poverty Simulation Thursday in an effort to show participants just how easy it is to become homeless. Kim Snell, the director of the “Academic Time Leads to Achieving Students” ATLAS program, coordinated the simulation in the …

Photos and story by Alexis Marshall / Reporter  The Tennessee House Criminal Justice Subcommittee passed a controversial bill to the next level Wednesday that would strip community oversight boards of subpoena power. Among others, Nashville Mayor David Briley attended the meeting to voice his opposition. Sponsor Rep. Michael Curcio (R-Dickson) said Tennessee law currently has …