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Constitution Day


Photo and story by Ethan Clark / Contributing Writer Students and faculty alike gathered Wednesday afternoon for Middle Tennessee State University’s 2017 Constitution Day Judiciary Panel, which included five judiciary officials and took place in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building. Although Constitution Day actually occurred last Sunday, MTSU hosted the day’s event …

Story and photos by Steve Barnum Students and teachers at MTSU took time to participate in Constitution Day on Wednesday by reciting and listening to parts of the Constitution across campus. Bianka Gabidia, a junior at MTSU, said she participated in reading the Constitution because “it’s important to know as a citizen of the United States.” Gabidia was one of …

By Amanda Freuler//Contributing Writer  Photo by Greg French//Staff Photographer Trailblazers of the voters’ rights movement, the Rev. James Lawson and the Rev. C.T. Vivian, joined in MTSU’s annual Constitution Day activities by offering the “No Voice, No Choice: Voters Rights Act at 50” panel discussion in Tucker Theater on Thursday. In addition to being a part of the …

Constitution Day, is celebrated across MTSU’s campus in honor of the freedoms provided to Americans on September 17, 1787. On this day, students, faculty and community members gather at different colleges throughout the university to read and discuss the Constitution and the powers it provides. Along with the readings, various voters registration tables, sponsored by …

The Constitution Day, September 17, is the anniversary of the day in 1787 when the United States Constitution was signed. Though the Bill of Rights was not ratified until 1791, Sidelines will be breaking down one of the first ten amendments each day between now and September 17. The Amendment: Congress shall make no law …

The Constitution Day, September 17, is the anniversary of the day in 1787 when the United States Constitution was signed. Though the Bill of Rights was not ratified until 1791, Sidelines will be breaking down one of the first ten amendments each day between now and September 17. The Amendment: A well regulated Militia, being …