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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 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 …

By L. N. Harrison // Contributing Writer In what is seemingly an age of prequels, sequels, and reboots both on the big screen and the TV, it was hardly surprising that Rush Hour would eventually be rebooted due to its success with Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan. CBS’ Rush Hour is a reboot TV series that follows the …

Grammys tribute

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards will honor several MTSU alumni by nominating them for their accomplishments in Los Angeles on Monday. Leading the pack of nominees is songwriter and producer Luke Laird, a 2001 graduate of the Department of Recording Industry. Laird is no stranger to the fame: He has written 20 No. 1 Billboard …

Sara Snoddy // Contributing Writer The last season of The Big Bang Theory left viewers with arguably one of the biggest cliffhangers ever. On Monday night the season nine premiere, “The Matrimonial Momentum,” returned with on-point jokes and acting that set the stage for some intense—and tense—episodes to come. After nearly a decade of being on-again-off-again, …

Award-winning investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson gives a detailed look at her experience with the increasingly biased restrictions on news media. “Most everything you see on a given day, whether it’s social media online or when you turn on the TV news, it is so controlled by special interests, corporate interests and others who learned how …