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MTSU Solar Trash Compactor

Photo by Austin Lewis // Staff Photographer Brandon Lewis, MTSU senior and member of Students for Environmental Action, has implemented and successfully created a plan for installing two solar-powered trash compactors on campus. Lewis became involved in Students for Environmental Action during the fall of 2013. “I have always been environmentally conscious, so I ran …

Story by Joshua McCreery // Contributor Salvation Army is once again going to provide meals for those who cannot have a nice turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. With local volunteers to give assistance in dispensing food and preparing the set up, anyone who needs a meal for the holidays is welcome to come. Director of development …

story and photo by Alandria Barker // Contributor For the Thanksgiving holiday, most people are gearing up to volunteer at a local food bank giving meals to the less fortunate or maybe hosting canned food drives to donate to their favorite charities. One of MTSU’s newest organization’s, Ladies for a Change, has developed a unique way …

Full-time student and traveler Kelsey Martin spent Friday morning and afternoon roaming the streets in Paris, unaware of the events that would transpire several hours later. Martin, a 19-year-old nursing major from Selmer, Tennessee, has been studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain, for more than two months. Knowing her time overseas is limited, she decided to spend a …

by Brinley Hineman // Staff writer People all over the world were shocked on Friday, Nov. 13, when France experienced the worst amount of violence the country has seen since World War II due to a series of terrorist attacks in Paris. “I got a load of messages on my phone and news reports saying that Paris …

Sleep, binge-watching and vacation are a few words that come to mind when one mentions the much anticipated week between midterms and finals, the week when all responsibilities tend to slip away and, with a little luck, the sun comes out after weeks of harsh, frigid temperatures. That week, of course, is Spring Break. But what if students …