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Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Tuesday, September 24, the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs department and  Recreation Center co-hosted the third annual Salsa Under the Stars event. It was held in front of the Health Wellness and Recreation Center building, where a crowd of students joined Professors Paco and Angela Ramos to learn …

Photo and story by Kristi Jone / Contributing Writer The Social Work Department, Counseling Services and Middle Tennessee Police Department came together Tuesday to set up the first annual Wellness Fair to raise awareness about staying safe on campus, as well as student’s actions and the consequences that can follow. The event was set up …

Three people were rushed to the hospital late Sunday night after a shooting at a Murfreesboro apartment complex, according to a press release from the Murfreesboro Police Department. The gunman is still on the run. According to the statement, police were called to The Pointe at Raiders Campus Apartments, 2315 N. Tennessee Blvd., around 11:30 …

Photos and story by Kate Craighead The MTSU Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Field was filled with a sea of purple with the Rutherford County Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday. This event is held annually in more than 600 communities worldwide and is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s …

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Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco This past weekend, Nashville celebrated its 40th annual Oktoberfest. Over ten city blocks were covered in food vendors, performers, food trucks and all kinds of traditions related to the event. The event officially started on Thursday with its opening ceremony and multiple musical performances, but only lasted for seven …

Photo Courtesy of Al Jazeera Story by Aaliyah Johnson/Contributing Writer The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, hosted by comedian Lil Duval, was a night filled with nostalgia, comedy and raw talent. The show featured opportunities for rappers to get their voices heard by the public with the BET Cypher, which included artists Kash Doll, IDK, …

Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer The June Anderson Center hosted a workshop titled “First Date: Soulmate or Nah,” at the MTSU Student Union on Wednesday, teaching students what a healthy relationship should look and feel like. Students first watched a 30 minute film made by One Love Association entitled “Escalation”, which followed Chase and Paige, …

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