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Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines 2018 U.S. Senate candidate and former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen traveled to Murfreesboro Tuesday and explained to Sidelines the ways that he hopes to improve the nation and Tennessee. The former governor also served as the mayor of Nashville in the late ’90s and announced in December 2017 …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Amy Harris-Aber / Contributing Writer  It’s no secret that MTSU has set its sights on becoming a major player when it comes to research. Our university offers an impressive variety of graduate programs: students can earn their M.S. in Equine Physiology, a Ph.D. in Molecular Bioscience …

Photo and video by Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor Diane Black, a 2018 gubernatorial candidate, visited Middle Tennessee State University on Monday to speak with Sidelines about her vision for the university and the state. Black, who has had a varied career as a registered nurse, an educator at Volunteer State Community College, a …

Photos and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Protesters gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol before the first General Assembly meetings of the new year to bring attention to the state of health care in Tennessee Tuesday morning. The “Bring It Home: Dollars. Jobs. Health care!” campaign, created by the Tennessee Justice Center, a …

Video by Andrew Wigdor / Assistant News Editor Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, he has removed the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and approved construction for the Keystone Pipeline. But one of his first orders of business was to begin the process of dissolving the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.” After being …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Kataylor Price / Contributing Writer Many of us, whether we suffer from allergies or not, are familiar with the EpiPen. The medication, invented in the 1970s by biomedical engineer Sheldon Kaplan, is used to quickly treat those facing anaphylactic shock. Now, this extremely common medication is facing plenty of controversy …