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Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines MTSU representatives presented findings on the benefits of botanical research and hosted a tour for legislators at the Tennessee Center for Botanical Medicine Research in the MTSU Science Building on Monday. Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives Beth Harwell and Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson attended the …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer Proposed “bathroom bills” in the Tennessee legislature meant to limit bathroom usage to the sex assigned on an individual’s birth certificate have made a comeback in the 110th Tennessee General Assembly. The new bill, introduced by Sen. Mae Beavers (R) and Rep. Mark Pody (R) in …

Story by Alexis Marshall/ Contributing Writer MTSU is accepting applications for a student advising position on its Board of Trustees, the new governing body of the university. The applications are due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 12. “This non-voting position on the Board requires that you have a record of being an outstanding student role …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive Governor Bill Haslam announced widespread changes for Tennessee higher education in the annual State of the State address before the Tennessee General Assembly on Monday evening. According to a press release from University President Sidney A. McPhee, MTSU performed an analysis of the address and its direct effects …

As the Tennessee General Assembly continues its 109th session, local university women will be learning how to lobby their lawmakers at a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12 at MTSU. The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 101 of MTSU’s Sam Ingram Building. “Tips of the Trade: Lobbying the Hill …