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Photo by Robin Duff / Staff Writer  Story by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief, Caleb Revill / Staff Writer and Robin Duff / Staff Writer  The MTSU College Republicans’ “Ask Your Reps” event excluded many attendees, resulting in protests outside, and then inside, of the Student Union Building Thursday night. The event, hosted by the …

Illustration by Jake Stone / Cartoonist Long before there were memes, there were comic strips. From light-hearted favorites like Garfield and Peanuts to social commentaries like Doonesbury and Pearls Before Swine, the “funnies” have always been a staple of both the comedic and journalistic worlds. To revive the forgotten newspaper tradition, MTSU Freshman Jake Stone will be drawing …

Photos by Connor Burnard / Contributing Photographer Story by Caleb Revill / Contributing Writer The MTSU Center for Chinese Music and Culture hosted its “Dueling Dulcimers” musical performance in Hinton Hall Friday night. Several performers attended, one of which was the US National Champion of hammer dulcimer, David Mahler. “My mom has her master’s degree in …

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 …

Story by Jayla Jackson / Contributing Writer  A bomb threat was issued at the Walmart located on S. Rutherford Boulevard Thursday evening. Murfreesboro Police responded to a bomb threat, evacuating the Walmart around 6:15 p.m. Thursday. Employees and shoppers were moved to the Murphy USA gas station until policed cleared the scene around 7:30. No …

Story and photo by Lexi Marshall / Contributing Writer Half a million women and men from across the United States and around the world marched in Washington D.C. on Saturday to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump and to advocate a feminist platform. I was there. I, along with three others, left MTSU’s campus …