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Photo by Alexis Marshall / Assistant News Editor For many freshmen, making the transition from high school to college is a difficult task. It involves coping with separation, changes in schedule and for many, a new-found freedom. Academically, many students struggle when they come to college. According to CollegeFactual.com, MTSU has a 71 percent freshman …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Story by Hannah Mitchell / Contributing Writer How did I get here? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was a brace-faced, awkward 8th-grader bursting through the doors like I owned the place? Well, that’s the thing: I owned the place – -figuratively anyway. But not so much anymore. …

Story by Jacob Young // Contributing Writer | Photo by Brent Beerends/MT Athletics The MTSU soccer team came into the 2016 season with question marks along the roster. The Blue Raiders saw nine seniors graduate from the 2015 squad that put together 10 wins and accounted for 12 goals on the year. All of this production …

Photo courtesy of Pexels Going away to college is an exciting time — for most. It’s a time to explore new interests and to form relationships and connections with your fellow students. College can be the start of your new life; but let’s face it, life is pretty scary sometimes. Everyone moves at their own pace, …

Photo by Samantha Hearn/Sidelines Archive  Every year, freshmen flood college and university campuses expecting to have the time of their life, many unaware of the danger they are in. Preparedness is a word of contention when speaking of sexual assault and rape. It could be argued that we all in some way anticipate bad things to happen …