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Photo courtesy of Abby Brafman / Facebook Story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer  After a number of mass shootings throughout the nation and the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people, there has been extreme concern among Americans in regards to ending the country’s epidemic …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Student, faculty and local union members have banded together at MTSU to raise awareness of a $3.5 million grant that they believe may be misleading and dangerous to university. In MTSU President Sidney McPhee’s State of the University address in January 2017, he announced that the university would …

Photo courtesy of Library of Congress While millions of Americans celebrate Black History Month every year, many would say that they have no idea how the observance began or who helped to push African-American history to the forefront of thousands of minds in February. According to MTSU Africana Studies Director Louis Woods, the history of …

Photo and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Flu season has sent many Middle Tennessee State University students to Health Services these past few weeks, and the flu has had a national infection rate that peaked at 7.7 percent this season, which is the highest it’s been in decades. According to The New York …

Photo and story by Tiffany Brady / Contributing Writer Skateboarding has been on the rise in the last several years, spreading through cultural groups and cities all around the world. In addition, skateboarding has also offered entrepreneurial business ventures due to its popular culture. According to a 2016 market study released by Technavio, the global …

Photo and video by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Jonathan Greer, 34, a caretaker at the Stones River Physical Therapy Center in Murfreesboro, is a local recipient of a Habitat for Humanity house, and, through his required “sweat equity,” the father of two plans to make the building a home. The walls of Greer’s future …