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Story and photos by Mamie Lomax / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The sky was colored various shades of gray as the clouds hung low. The wind blew rather harshly, and the chilly air sent shivers down my spine; it was a trademark October day, and I couldn’t think of a better place to spend it than in …

President McPhee announced Wednesday that MTSU’s new Veterans and Military Family Center will be named for legendary country music entertainer Charlie Daniels and his wife, Hazel, according to a press release. McPhee surprised the couple with the honor at a private dinner Tuesday night at his residence on campus. This comes after Daniels’ and his manager …

Writers Corps meeting

Photos by Michael Patton // Staff Photographer A group of roughly 10 people with one very prominent connection meet in a small room in Peck Hall. Their purpose? To help each other better tell their complex, yet important, stories. The Writers Corps brings together veterans and others with close ties to the military to discuss …

Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Honors Society gathered last week to write holiday messages for the residents of Tennessee State Veteran’s Home during their annual Holiday Veteran’s Project Dinner. Each year in the midst of finals and holiday chaos, ODK students set aside time to write messages of thanks and warm wishes to elderly veterans while …

By Gabriel Reyes Veterans and their families were honored during MTSU’s 33rd Salute to Armed Services Saturday afternoon, leading up to the Blue Raiders’ game against the Florida Atlantic University Owls. Veteran’s were given free tickets and food provided by State Farm and Barrett firearms. The Department of Veteran Affairs and Tennessee Valley Healthcare System …

Iraq Veteran and anti-war advocate Maggie Martin gave a speech on war and life as a soldier and veteran to MTSU students in the Business and Aerospace Building on Tuesday evening as part of an event hosted by MT Solidarity. Contrary to the typical theme of a Veterans Day speech, Martin was avidly opposing the …