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When walking into Virginia Hemby’s office in the Business and Entrepreneurship Department of the Building and Aerospace Building, a welcoming woman in a matching business suit of pink and olive green will greet you. Her professional appearance is indisputable, but this has not always been the case. Hemby, the mastermind behind MTSU’s Raiders’ Closet program, …

“I don’t really know how I got interested in leadership,” said Gabrielle Woodland as she delved into her story of rising roles. “I like people!” The latest role Woodland has taken is the position of Vice President of Campus Relations at MTSU’s Student Government Association. She first began to explore her passion for people through involvement …

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. …

This year marks the second time two faculty members at MTSU got to take a group of students abroad to Israel to study “The Politics of Being Israel,” an upper division Political Science course. Karen Petersen, assistant dean of liberal arts, with her son, Dean Mark Byrnes, 6 undergraduates and one masters student went into …

“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 Bailey Robbins Features Editor It was no different than any camping trip of the past. All the sights, sounds and smells were the same. Birds sang from tree branches as the smoke from a campfire wove into the fresh, spring air. The world was oblivious to what would happen next; when the life of …