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BY LINDSAY BUCHANAN MTSU Freshmen volunteered their Friday to feed Rutherford County homeless children in a “Freshman Day of Service” event hosted by the Student Government Association on Sept. 12. Students prepared personalized “snack packs” of foods like applesauce, juice boxes and crackers. The bags of food will be distributed to homeless children in the 46 …

A resolution to enforce the no-smoking policy on MTSU’s campus, possibly through fines, was passed by the Student Government Association in a caucus on Thursday. SGA members will now have to meet with university authorities to determine if students will be fined if found using tobacco products on campus. This includes cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, chewing …

She can be found in her office checking emails and making phone calls. On Thursday nights she can be found with a gavel in her hand conducting SGA meetings and training freshman council. And don’t forget her classes, sorority obligations, philanthropic events and anything else that falls under one of her many positions at MTSU. …

The MTSU Student Government Association presented a resolution to enforce the tobacco-free policy on campus in Thursday night’s caucus meeting. Dylan Bogle, senator of basic and applied sciences and the sponsor of the new bill, claims that the idea for better enforcement arose when he realized that students were ignoring the school’s tobacco-free policy and …

“What’s funny is that I wasn’t too involved,” says Andrew George with a smile, referring to his first year at MTSU. It’s funny because George, 22, a senior marketing major from Smyrna, is saying this from behind a tidy desk that furnishes his own office on the third floor of the Student Union Building. It’s …

By John Coulston Assistant A&E Editor With the SGA’s “546” plan raising student activities fees to help fund a “Signature Events” concert series passing by 73 percent , the question of how exactly the funds will be used still remains unknown. The fee increase will not go into effect until the Tennessee Board of Regents …