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Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer An attorney for the Southern Environmental Law Center challenged an audience of students not to take the environment for granted in a lecture Monday in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building at Middle Tennessee State University. Anne Pasino’s lecture, titled “From Common Sense to Protecting …

Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Amy Sayward, the executive director of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and an MTSU history professor, gave a lecture on refining American values in the world spotlight and the intersection between foreign and domestic policy in the U.S. during the Cold War on …

Photos by Connor Burnard / Senior Multimedia Reporter On Saturday afternoon, a celebration of World Turtle Day was hosted at Barfield Crescent Park by Outdoor Murfreesboro, the outdoor programs division of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation. The festivities were intended to inform citizens of Rutherford County about the ecosystem they live in and to specifically address …

Photo and Story by Tiffany Brady / Contributing Writer Interim Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and MTSU English Professor Newtona Johnson spoke in the Honors Building’s amphitheater on Monday in contribution to the Spring Honors Lecture Series, Rhetoric in Contemporary Culture, an event held by the Honors College every semester. Johnson was the former director of Women …

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 …

Anthropologist William “Bo” Taylor gave an exciting and interactive presentation, discussing stereotypes, personal history and what it means to be a Native American in the modern age in Cherokee History, Language, and Culture from a Native Perspective. He is a member of “Ah-ni-gi-lo(la)-hi,” translated from Cherokee as “Cherokee Longhair Clan,” teaches traditional dance to Native …