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Lamonteze Pannell, Junior, Electronic Media Communications In [race, class and gender in the media] class we discussed how MTSU is facing an issue with the name of its ROTC Building currently named Forrest Hall. We spoke on how many black people view the Confederate flag as a symbol of hate and racism, while also noting …

Rebekkah Barrett, Senior, Advertising Major I recently transferred to MTSU, and was originally very happy with the state of racial diversity and tolerance on campus. My previous university had serious issues dismissing student concerns when it came to racial issues, and it was so refreshing to feel like my school was one I could be …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor//Managing Editor Middle Tennessee became the eighth team in NCAA Tournament history to upset a No. 2 seed as a No. 15 seed, beating Michigan State 90-81 on Friday. Within minutes, MTSU was trending on Twitter, and they had the social media world in a frenzy after their historic upset. Here are …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders won’t just be taking on Michigan State, but history as well. Prior to this year’s NCAA tournament, only seven No. 15 seeds in NCAA history have managed to upset a No. 2 seed. That’s good for an all-time record of 117-7. The last occurrence of a 15-seeded team shocking the …

Story by Jordan Peffley // Contributing Writer | Photo by Flickr Saturday night’s Republican debate in Greenville, South Carolina, turned into an all-out verbal brawl, resulting in most of the candidates competing for who could yell the loudest insult into the microphone. As the name-calling and shouting matches climaxed, the crowd had grown just as …

Amory Godly Married at 20

By Amory Godley // Contributing Writer Most 20-year-olds spend time thinking about what they’ll do on Friday night, what they’ll eat for lunch or what TV show they want to binge-watch next. I do all those things, but I have a few more concerns, too – because I’m married. When I was 18 and met the guy I …