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Photo courtesy of MTSU News J.D. Vance, the author of “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis” and 2017 MTSU convocation speaker, has come a long way since his humble beginnings in Middletown, Ohio. The 33-year-old venture capitalist has achieved success by not shying away from his impoverished past and …

Photo courtesy of Hollywood Life On May 22, Rachel Lindsay appeared as the first black lead in all of ABC’s “The Bachelor”/“The Bachelorette” franchise, a long-awaited departure from the show’s highly criticized precedent. And as of last night, she’s found true love with contestant Bryan as she presented him her heart, a chance to take her …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / News Reporter According to a recent survey conducted by the MTSU Office of Consumer Research, low percentages of Tennesseans trust government representatives, such as President Donald Trump and Gov. Bill Haslam, and mainstream media, such as ABC, NBC and CBS. The survey report also showed that the majority of Tennesseans …

Photo Courtesy of ABC Story by Tayhlor Stephenson / Contributing Writer It’s official: ABC will add color to its long-running show “The Bachelorette” with the debut of its first-ever black bachelorette. Rachel Lindsay, a lawyer from Dallas, was chosen to break the show’s pale barrier. Some consider this a victory, but others wonder why it …

Due to the frustrating nature of Shonda Rhimes’ “TGIT” ABC lineup, in which we lose How to Get Away With Murder after only five episodes each spring, a void has allowed the map of “Shondaland” to gain a new shining city — well, television show, that is. Unfortunately, The Catch is a bit too shiny and less intelligent than it …

American Crime

Rape. “You need to be careful with that word,” or so Felicity Huffman’s cold, insincere headmaster, Leslie Graham, tells an anguished mother. But Anne Blaine, like any decent parent, refuses to let her son’s private school sweep his assault under the rug, choosing instead to report his rape to 911. Opening with that chilling call, …