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Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Amy Harris-Aber / Contributing Writer  It’s no secret that MTSU has set its sights on becoming a major player when it comes to research. Our university offers an impressive variety of graduate programs: students can earn their M.S. in Equine Physiology, a Ph.D. in Molecular Bioscience …

Photo courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov Of all the civil rights leaders that have spoken for generations of underprivileged people, the words of Martin Luther King Jr. have always resonated with me the most. His deeply moving messages are felt in the hearts and minds of Americans today, and I believe they will be felt for generations to …

Photo courtesy of Variety Story by Dakota Green / Contributing Writer  It’s April 2, which means that it is once again Autism Awareness Day. In honor of the annual and internationally recognized observance, it is important to reflect on the topic of autism with a form of communication we all know pretty well: movies and …

Photo courtesy of Associated Press Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer It had to be kids. But not just any kids. Survivors. Adults couldn’t have organized a march about kids and school shootings and have expected it to have the impact the “March For Our Lives” had for the issue. Students from Marjory Stoneman …

Photos by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines Class was cancelled Thursday for History and Models of Journalism at the University of Malaga in southern Spain. My instructor, Laura Lopez, explained in the previous session that there would be a strike. I had seen the posters and heard a little buzz around my host campus, but …

Photo courtesy of Fox News Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of the U.S. Army pleaded guilty at his trial for walking off his base in Afghanistan in 2009. Now he’s waiting for sentencing, and his hearings started on Oct. 25. Bergdahl was held in captivity by the Taliban and endured some …