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Photo and story by Tina Higgins / Contributing writer Participants and horse fanatics alike were walking, trotting and cantering to MTSU’s Tennessee Livestock Center on Saturday and Sunday to observe middle and high school students compete for their shot in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association regional competition. IEA is an organization that hosts different horse showing …

Photo and Story by Morgan Gonzalez / Contributing Writer MTSU students, alumni and faculty sported their red shirts on Friday for Wear Red Day, a national event that brings awareness to women’s heart health. The observance of Wear Red Day is a nationwide kick-off to American Heart Month, a month which is dedicated to bringing …

Photo courtesy of Belmont University Latest update (10:05 p.m.): The below statement regarding Joseph Morgan’s lecture was released by MTSU on Saturday: “Professor Joseph Morgan was invited to present a lecture Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Belmont University based on his published research on the use of popular music during the 2016 presidential campaign. In light of …

Photo and Story by Emily Blalock/ Contributing Writer Eric Klumpe, a professor in the MTSU Physics and Astronomy Department, provided a lecture for students and community members about exploring white dwarf stars during his presentation on Friday night in the Wiser-Patten Science Hall. His lecture, entitled “Looking Inside White Dwarfs,” was part of the department’s …

Photos by Benjamin Henkle / MTSU Sidelines , Enrique Geronimo / MTSU Sidelines and Christina Higgins / MTSU Sidelines Story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer and Christina Higgins/ Contributing Writer As the fourth annual MTSU Hack-MT came to a grand finale on Sunday, the sleep-deprived inventors took pride in their accomplishments. The event began on Friday …

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr Last week, a controversial report from BuzzFeed News sparked and renewed talks of impeachment for sitting President Donald Trump. The report alleged that Trump had instructed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress regarding negotiations to build a tower in Moscow. The article attributed knowledge of …