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For anyone who has taken a hiking and backpacking class at MTSU, it’s possible you’ve seen Johnny Ruhl as an instructor. However, where most MTSU students have seen him is sitting on the steps of the quad. For the past 10 years, Ruhl has sat near the university’s seal nearly every day. He sits there …

Story and Photo by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer Christian apologist and author Rice Broocks presented and defended evidence for the existence of God during a part of the “God’s Not Dead” tour on Wednesday night in the Student Union Ballroom. Broocks spoke for an hour and a half about why he believes in the …

Photo and story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer Internationally recognized astronomer and pastor Hugh Ross gave a lecture demonstrating the relationship between faith and science at MTSU in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. MTSU students and faculty, as well as many members of the …

Photo by Ronny Simon / Submitted  MTSU students and faculty returned from a two-week trip to Israel on July 22. The group participated in an upper division political science course that many students call a “life-changing experience.” This year marked University Provost Mark Byrnes’ and Interim Dean for the College of Liberal Arts Karen Petersen’s …

Black Lives Matter demonstration

Photo by Tanner Dedmon / Managing Editor MTSU students responded to an inflammatory preacher by organizing counterdemonstrations on campus Wednesday. Just a day after a panel discussed free speech on college campuses and touched on designated free speech zones, a preacher returned Wednesday to read select Bible verses and encourage students to “repent for their sins.” …