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Photo and story by Benjamin Shaw / Contributing Writer Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh, an assistant professor of religious studies, American religious history and African-American religious history at Vanderbilt University, gave a lecture titled “Female Captive to Negro Wench: Slavery in Religious and Gendered Perspective” in the Parliamentary Room of the Student Union Building Tuesday afternoon. The presentation, …

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 Rolling Stone Story by William Green / Contributing Writer Actress and activist Ashley Judd discussed her involvement in the “MeToo” movement and urged students to speak out against injustice at an event Wednesday at Vanderbilt University. In Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium, the Nashville-area resident recounted how her troubled upbringing and the multiple incidents …

Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer A Vanderbilt University professor and his Middle Tennessee State University counterpart educated an audience of honors students Monday in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building on the relationship between racial inequalities in American health and the presentation of race and racial empowerment in American culture …

Photo and Story by Timothy Carroll / Contributing Writer The Murfreesboro City Council and MTSU representatives convened to hold a workshop to discuss a plan to combat the issue of rising homeless rates across Rutherford County on Thursday at City Hall. MTSU Social Work Department Chair Michael Sherr and his graduate assistant Jackie Jones presented …

Story and Photo by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer Vocal supporters of scientific progress and funding braved the rain Saturday at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville to participate in the “March for Science and Climate Nashville,” which was one of many marches held nationwide.  The march, set to take place on the globally-recognized Earth Day, began …