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Photo courtesy of MTSU News MTSU’s Board of Trustees approved a new employment contract for President Sidney McPhee and greatly expanded the university’s Regional Scholars Program in its quarterly meeting Tuesday in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street. The contract, which the trustees discussed in a special called meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27, calls …

Photos by Sydney Wagner / Lifestyles Editor  The McWherter Learning Resources Center looks like any other building on campus. Inside its walls, it houses the MTSU Textiles, Merchandising and Design Department. After 3 p.m., its hallways, where design sketches hang, are relatively bare and quiet. However, tucked away in the corner of studio 207 are …

Photo courtesy of MT Solidarity Since the establishment of MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute, students and faculty have rallied against it due to a connection to the Charles Koch Foundation, which, they say, has been known to dispense money in exchange for political power and influence. The PERI was established in late 2016 with the …

Story, photo and video by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor  Kevin Martin walked into the courtroom on the sixth floor of the Rutherford County Judicial Center wearing faded gray jeans, a purple T-shirt, black Nike’s and a black hooded coat. While waiting for his case to be called, he repeatedly looked down at his …

Photos and story by Joseph Choi / Contributing Writer  MTSU’s Eta Psi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha began their first toy drive this week. They have partnered with the Salvation Army to benefit 14 children, aged six months to 13 years old. The members said that they felt a toy drive, although small, would make a significant …

MTSU Police officers responded to a fight in progress on the quad, the area between the Walker Library and Business and Areospace Building, on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at approximately 7:48 p.m. Upon arrival, officers made contact with an MTSU student. The student said he was approached by several individuals on the quad and that these …