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Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you should be aware that a state of emergency was declared for Flint, Michigan, in January. Over a year ago, the water supply there was contaminated when Flint River’s corrosive water caused lead from aging pipes to contaminate the water supply, causing extreme health conditions and resulting …

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Let’s face it: our generation is obsessed with the concept of “instant gratification.” Cellphones have become like another limb attached to our bodies. Full seasons of television shows are now immediately available instead of waiting an entire week for a new episode to come out. And as far as looking up directions, ordering food or …

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Photo by David Taylor // Staff Photographer Speaking from experience, transferring to a new school can be one of the most difficult transitions a student can make. I myself had to switch schools twice: once after my freshman year of high school, and the other this past fall when I transferred from Pellissippi State Community College to …

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. …