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Photo courtesy of Cynthia Andrews-Looper Story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer Former Nashville Pastor Cynthia Andrews-Looper has recently announced her plans to bring an LGBTQ+ accepting church to Murfreesboro. This will be the first church geared toward gender and sexual minorities in the area. The venue for the church has not been confirmed yet, but there …

Photo by Anh Le / MTSU Sidelines Story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer MTSU’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies hosted Brett Esaki’s lecture on discussing the controversies surrounding historical monuments on Friday in the James Union Building. Esaki, who is a visiting assistant professor from the University of Arizona, specializes in Asian-American studies …

Photo and story by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor One of the most infamous haunted legends in Tennessee is undoubtedly the story of the Bell Witch. The story comes from Adams, Tennessee, a small town about 75 miles from Murfreesboro. In the early 19th century, John Bell and his family moved to Adams. Increasingly …

Story and Photo by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer  Beginning Fall 2017, MTSU will offer a Bachelor’s degree in religious studies through the College of Liberal Arts. It will be the only program of its kind at a public university in Middle Tennessee. The Board of Regents approved the program in November 2016. Previously, students …