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Photo courtesy of Abby Brafman / Facebook Story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer  After a number of mass shootings throughout the nation and the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people, there has been extreme concern among Americans in regards to ending the country’s epidemic …

Photo by William Green / MTSU Sidelines Story by William Green / Contributing Writer and Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Contributions by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor  On Wednesday, March 14, exactly one month after the infamous mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students across the country participated in National School Walkout …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  While ideas such as first dates, making grades and watching TV may usually be at the forefront of any given highschooler’s mind, one unusual thought has made its way to thousands of young adults in America: guns. For Blackman High School sophomore Valentino Damico, 16, that thought isn’t …

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Lucio Eastman When I was a freshman at CUSTOMS, the last thing I was concerned about was campus safety. Like everyone else, I was just busy working myself up about scheduling and arriving an hour early to my classes so I could easily find my classrooms. I had never gone to public school, and …

Photo courtesy of Kermit Davis on Facebook Called the “Grammy’s for sports”, the ESPY’s are one of the biggest nights where a game isn’t being played. With 15-time WWE champ and movie star John Cena as the host, the 2016 ESPY’s were filled with big moments. After an unprecedented 90-81 win against Michigan State University …