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Elizabeth Enck // Contributing writer Photos by Elizabeth Enck Smoke from incense and burning trash floats through beams of morning sunlight as shopkeepers say prayers to the gods, splash water on doorsteps in a morning ritual and metal gates up and down the street rattle as they are slammed open. This is Katmandu, capital of …

Amanda Freuler // Contributing Writer MTSU’s starting quarterback Brent Stockstill receives the snap, grips the familiar, slick leather, his arms mechanically taking over to make the pass. The football slices through the air until it is caught by tight end, Terry Pettis. Pettis rushes the ball towards the end zone and the first touchdown in MTSU’s …

Murfreesboro is a great place to live. What makes it that is its tight-knit community and local businesses in conjunction with the music and arts scene. A creative economy is essential to any cultured area, but especially a college town. City officials have proposed a new ordinance that threatens the expansion and involvement of this scene. …

Atlanta Northcutt // Contributing Writer  There is a city in the middle of the Nevada desert that rises from the dust once a year to bring together those individuals who believe in freedom from societal norms, love for all beings, the ability of creativity and art to bring change to the world and the celebration …

CNN, The Huffington Post, Fox and even Rolling Stone have all in some capacity latched on to the latest scandal to hit the Millennial generation: sexual assault and, more specifically, sexual assault as it occurs on college campuses. It’s a controversial topic, and it’s tricky to talk about depending on what your views are. The one thing …

The current discussion on changing the name of Forrest Hall and the controversy surrounding the Confederate flag are both crucial ones to be had. However, the arguments are primarily centered around the question, “is it right or wrong,” when we need to be asking about the rights of the people and organizations donning these flags/titles. To …