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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 by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines  The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (24-12, 6-6) beat University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (13-22-1, 5-3-1) by a final score of 4-3 on Saturday. They went 1-2 in the series against UAB this weekend, but ended it on a good note. With the victory, Head Coach Jeff Breeden now has his …

Photo courtesy of GRAMMY Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Bruno Mars has recently come under criticism for a perceived appropriation of black culture following his most recent project “24K Magic,” an album that was commercially successful and swept the 2018 Grammys in most of its nominated categories. The album itself was a throwback …

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 …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders softball team (23-10) beat the Tennessee State Tigers (3-29)  7-1 in a big victory on Tuesday night in at Blue Raider Softball Field. The Blue Raiders scored seven runs on 12 hits in the game, while TSU scored only one run on six hits. …