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Photo and story by Rayyan Ahmed / Contributing Writer A panel of three professionals spoke about the growing issue of refugee displacement Tuesday in the Business and Aerospace State Farm Room on campus. The panel included James Chaney, a representative of MTSU’s Global Studies Department, Abdi Mohamed, a member of the Metro Human Relations Commission …

Story by Zamaria Thompson / Contributing Writer Nashville’s VegFest, a nonprofit event that promotes a plant-based, healthy lifestyle, returns Saturday at The Fairgrounds Nashville. The family-friendly festival will be filled with food samples, cooking demonstrations, giveaways and more from some of Nashville’s best plant-based restaurants. How did a vegan festival make its way to Music City? …

Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer More than a dozen teams of students and their partners competed Wednesday in the annual MTSU Business Plan Competition in the Student Union Building. The Pam Wright Chair in Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition, organized by the Jones College of Business, is a multi-stage contest that challenges …

Photo courtesy of Abby Brafman / Facebook Story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer  After a number of mass shootings throughout the nation and the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people, there has been extreme concern among Americans in regards to ending the country’s epidemic …

Photo courtesy of The Tennessean Nashville Mayor Megan Barry pleaded guilty to felony theft of property over $10,000 and announced her formal resignation on Tuesday. The resignation and plea agreement come after Barry announced that she had engaged in an extramarital affair with former Metro Police Sgt. Robert Forrest, who was in charge of her …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News On a cloudy December afternoon near the end of the semester, the 10 trustees, who guide major policy decisions at MTSU, met inside the Student Union Building for their fourth board meeting of the semester. It was the year’s final quarterly meeting for MTSU’s Board of Trustees, one that MTSU …