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Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen held a round-table discussion with local faith leaders at The Grove at Williamson Place in Murfreesboro to discuss the topic of illegal immigration on Monday. The sometimes conflicting views on “humanizing” larger issues, illegal immigration and hopes for bipartisan solutions were all discussed. Dan …

Photo courtesy of USA Today A large percentage of Tennessee voters support immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, and an even larger percentage support “Dreamers” who were brought to the country as children, according to a new MTSU poll. The poll also shows that the majority of participants support the legalization of marijuana in …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Representatives from MTSU’s College Republicans and College Democrats hosted a policy debate in the Student Union Building Thursday night. Participating in the debate was April Carroll, the chairman of the College Republicans; Madison Albertson, the recruitment director of the College Republicans; Dalton Slatton, president of the College Democrats …

Video by Nigel Shelly / Contributing Writer Photos and story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer  Murfreesboro Loves, a local unity organization, hosted the “DACA Dreamers Rally” on the Murfreesboro Public Square on Saturday. The rally was held in support of the men and women that are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, …

Photo courtesy of CNN Contributions by Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor  After a tumultuous year of controversy, political division and many changes to the way that the country is governed since the Obama era, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address Tuesday. The president spent over an hour discussing a …

Photos and story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer  With hopes to urge Congress to pass a “clean DREAM Act,” supporters of undocumented immigrants marched in silence from Cumberland Park to the steps of the Tennessee State Capitol on Saturday afternoon. The march was organized under the working organization name, Nashville Dreamers, by a group …