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National Women’s History Month


Photo and Story by Tina Higgins / Contributing Writer Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, one of the oldest sororities on MTSU’s campus, wrapped up National Women’s History Month by hosting their first ever Pink Table Talk: Women’s Empowerment event at the James Union Building on Saturday. The event was created to have a casual discussion …

Photo and Story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer  As part of National Women’s History Month, students and community members attended a screening of “RBG,” a documentary about the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on Monday night in the Student Union Ballroom. There was a screening at 2 p.m., as well as …

Photos and Story by Desiree Masencup / Contributing Writer  The Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority and June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students hosted ‘Scaling the Glass Ceiling,” a panel discussion addressing gender equality, on Thursday. The panel was comprised of Heather Adams, CEO of Choice Media and Entertainment; Dia Cirillo, president of the American …

Photos by Angele Latham / MTSU Sidelines National Women’s History Month kicked off to a great start Tuesday evening during the Opening Ceremony in the Student Union Ballroom, thanks to the collaborative efforts of faculty, staff and the community. The ceremony featured extraordinary live music, performed in honor of Aretha Franklin, who is featured on …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer Author and journalist A’Lelia Bundles discussed her family’s legacy of empowering women Wednesday in the Keathley University Center Theater for the opener of the Women’s History Month. Bundles told the story of her entrepreneurial great, great grandmother, Madam C.J. Walker, born in 1867, who created the …

Judy Smith MTSU

By Evan Dunne // Contributing Writer | Photo by John Connor Coulson // Managing Editor Middle Tennessee State University students, faculty and friends gathered at the James Union Building Monday evening during a keynote-style presentation from crisis expert Judy Smith. Smith, 57, is a former press aide for the George H.W. Bush administration, owner of a …