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By Mychal Wilson Staff Writer The ‘free printing services’ students receive will be cut starting the fall semester, according to the Information Technology Department. Under the new policy, each student will be allocated 320 black-and-white prints. After surpassing this limit, students will have to refill their cards. The balance of unspent prints will roll over …

By Noel Heath //Assistant A&E and Features Editor Just off the city square nestled between a tattoo parlor and a head shop coincidentally sits one of Murfreesboro’s most serene spaces. Inside, sunlight reflects off of transparent crystals and bright fabrics creating prisms of color around the space. Comforting blends of oils and the wax of …

By Dylan Aycock Staff writer With the end of the spring semester in sight, students start to experience high anxiety and increased stress levels as the weight of final exams and projects bear down on them. The end of the semester means 10-page research papers, final reports and late-night study sessions at the library. During …

By Jonathon Austin Staff Writer Global Studies professor Derek Frisby and a group of six students ventured to Vietnam in March to locate the positions where nine alumni, soldiers, Marines and seamen, died during the war. “As a student I cannot imagine making the sacrifice that these nine gentlemen did. It really puts into perspective …

By Jonathon Austin and Zach Chadwick Contributing writers Flight students across the country are grappling with new federal regulations that strikingly increase the minimum number of flight hours required to earn a license to fly commercial aircraft. Middle Tennessee State University aerospace students, however, will largely not be affected due to changes in curriculum, according …

By Meagan White Staff writer Students hear many things as they make their way across campus, but “Spring out! Drag out! Come to the Drag Show tonight!” are words that echo above the crowd. Freshman Michael Raymond, public relations officer for MT Lambda, handed out flyers about the organization’s events for the evening. “This is …