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Photo courtesy of Belmont University Gubernatorial candidates Karl Dean and Bill Lee completed what had mostly remained a constructive set of debates with their third and final debate at Belmont University on Friday night. The two candidates discussed a variety of new issues ranging from legalizing medicinal marijuana and sports betting to allowing Tennessee Bureau …

Photo by Megan Cole / MTSU Sidelines  Nearly 40 people took a stand against what is being called the “family separation policy” in front of U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais’ office Wednesday afternoon. Christopher Hale, a District 4 congressional candidate, led a group in the “Murfreesboro Patriotic March to End Family Separation Policy” on the downtown …

Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer Kurdish activist Kasar Abdulla provided a lecture on the challenges faced by immigrants and refugees in America and throughout the world on Monday in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building as part of the spring 2018 weekly Honors Lecture Series. Abdulla’s lecture, titled “America’s First …

Photo courtesy of CNN Contributions by Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor  After a tumultuous year of controversy, political division and many changes to the way that the country is governed since the Obama era, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address Tuesday. The president spent over an hour discussing a …

Donald Trump

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr Donald J. Trump’s path to victory was paved with shouts of anger and dissent built on the ideal which brought the most controversy and strength to his campaign: Anti-political correctness. From his announcement speech in June 2015, Trump has been fighting against political correctness in the American government. In this first …

Elvis Karegeya sits outside the Boutwell Dramatic Arts building on MTSU's campus in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. (MTSU Sidelines/ Olivia Ladd)

Photo by Olivia Ladd / Lifestyles Editor Story by Helen Wilds / Contributing writer Moving is a hassle. Possessions are packed into bulging boxes, which are then loaded onto trailers full of other bulging boxes, each one labeled with its content. Plastic totes are filled to the brim. Backs ache at the strain. Yes, moving …