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Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune Support for stricter laws on gun sales has jumped by 24 percentage points among Tennessee voters, and a majority of voters believe that recent sexual harassment and assault allegations against powerful men represent widespread problems in society, according to a newly released MTSU poll. The answers from the poll were gathered …

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 Nashville Pride As Middle Tennessee prepares for the Nashville Pride Festival this weekend, many are excitedly making their festival plans. The event is set to feature musical entertainment, drag shows and an equality march, all of which will celebrate the LGBTQ  community. But what does Pride look like in Tennessee, a state …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing writer Immigration Lawyer Elliott Ozment delivered an impassioned lecture Wednesday in the Honors College Building on the history of xenophobia in America, explaining various immigration laws and how they apply today. Ozment, whose law firm, “Ozment Law,” specifically deals with cases of immigration, is a strong advocate …

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Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr Since his inauguration ceremony in January, barely half of Tennesseans approve of President Donald Trump’s performance in office according to a poll released by MTSU. The poll was conducted via telephone between Feb. 12 and Feb. 16 with 600 registered voters across the state. According to the poll’s press release, participants were …

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Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr Story by Kali Hammon/ Contributing Writer According to a recent online survey by MTSU’s Jones College of Business, the Tennessee Business Barometer Index has increased to a record high shortly after the election of President Donald Trump. The quarterly index rose to 470 last month compared to 177 in October …