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Photo courtesy of MT Athletics Only few college athletes can become champions or reach the professional level, but even fewer are able to set world records. Middle Tennessee State track runner and senior Abike Egbeniyi is one of the fastest people, not only in Tennessee or the United States, but in the world. However, Egbeniyi’s …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines On Monday, March 4, Gov. Bill Lee presented his State of the State address, in which he outlined his priorities for his time in office and the proposed 2019-20 budget. Following the speech, MTSU President Sidney McPhee released an analysis of the budget in regards to how Lee’s …

Photo courtesy of JackNtheVideoBox / YouTube Well before Middle Tennessee State and Western Kentucky pinned each other as their top basketball rivals, Middle Tennessee and Tennessee Tech had a rivalry so fierce and so heated that games between them often got physical. On multiple occasions, fights broke out, including one that is now known as …

Photo and Story by Tina Higgins / Contributing Writer Generation Action is a student organization on MTSU’s campus which focuses on reproductive rights and sexual freedom. Since fall 2018, the organization has been supplying free female products in the majority of female and gender inclusive bathrooms through the movement, “Project Accessibility, Period.” The organization was …

The year was 1970. Bell-bottoms were in, hippies were still going strong and Elton John was making his extraordinary mark on the world of music. The era of peace and love seemed like it would never end. For some, at least. For others, particularly African Americans in the south, the fight for equality was still …

Photos by Emily Blalock / MTSU Sidelines College of Media and Entertainment Dean Ken Paulson hosted a combination of presentation and performance, titled “Shut Up and Dance,” for the attendees of the Southeast Journalism Conference in the Student Union Building on Saturday. The Southeast Journalism Conference is a yearly gathering of student journalists from about …