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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 …

Krystal S. Tsosie, Assistant Professor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University presented a scientific and moreover insightful approach to her research on genomic testing in The Controversial Nature of Genetics Research in Native American Communities. Tsosie was born in Shonto, Arizona within the Navajo County, and has conducted research alongside various groups. The topic of discussion …

Outreach for American Indian reservations is lacking and in need of caring individuals. Special guest Sara Bell prefaced Monday’s presentation, Pine Ridge Reservation: The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful with a traditional Lakota Sioux song about an individual asking for help. Numerous mission trips and years spent caring for those on reservations made her realize how important it …

The history of MTSU’s steady architectural growth and transformation over its 100 years of existence was the topic of this week’s installment of the university honor’s college’s “Power of Place” lecture series Monday afternoon. In her lecture, architect Patti Miller, the university’s Assistant Vice President for Campus Planning, introduced her audience to the MTSU’s campus in the …

MTSU’s Honors College continued their fall lecture series on Monday with a speech on prison, security, and the rights of prisoners in “Supermax” security prisons by Ronald G. Turner, an attorney who has worked with the Tennessee Department of Corrections. Supermax, Turner explain, are those prisons intended for “the worst of the worst.” However, due …