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Photo courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov Of all the civil rights leaders that have spoken for generations of underprivileged people, the words of Martin Luther King Jr. have always resonated with me the most. His deeply moving messages are felt in the hearts and minds of Americans today, and I believe they will be felt for generations to …

Photo courtesy of GRAMMY Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Bruno Mars has recently come under criticism for a perceived appropriation of black culture following his most recent project “24K Magic,” an album that was commercially successful and swept the 2018 Grammys in most of its nominated categories. The album itself was a throwback …

Photos by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines Class was cancelled Thursday for History and Models of Journalism at the University of Malaga in southern Spain. My instructor, Laura Lopez, explained in the previous session that there would be a strike. I had seen the posters and heard a little buzz around my host campus, but …

It’s been several days since the deadly shooting that occurred at Douglas High School in Florida. Since then, many prayers were lifted in name of the victims and those affected by the massacre, but many elected officials are still scratching their heads, pretending to believe that the issue of gun violence isn’t related to guns …

Distressing from finals (MTSU Sidelines/ Olivia Ladd)

Photo by Olivia Ladd/ Lifestyles Editor By Angel L. Thurston/ Contributing Writer It’s no secret: We all dread finals week. We seem fine for the entire semester, but when this week comes around, we all go a little crazy in the inside — sometimes, even on the outside. Some of us believe that the only way …

Donald Trump

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/ Flickr Donald J. Trump’s path to victory was paved with shouts of anger and dissent built on the ideal which brought the most controversy and strength to his campaign: Anti-political correctness. From his announcement speech in June 2015, Trump has been fighting against political correctness in the American government. In this first …