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Week of Welcome


Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter Roars of laughter filled the room, and joke by joke, the audience grew warmer. 2015 winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Clayton English, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer, delivered a night of comedy to the students crammed into MTSU’s Tucker Theatre Monday night as part of Connection Point’s Week …

Photos by Steve Barnum / Reporter A dinner and carnival kicked off MTSU’s Week of Welcome at the Student Union Commons on Friday, the first Connection Point event of the semester. Students came out for free food and the opportunity to meet and play games with other incoming and returning students. A wide variety of inflatables …

Story and photos by Emily Neal // Contributing Writer MTSU Greek organizations partnered with students in residence halls to compete in numerous field-day activities at Crash the Commons Thursday night. Other actitivies for students at the event included inflatable bounce houses, corn hole and a dance party that followed the competitions.     For more news, follow us …

Students were dazzled by comedic hypnotist Eric Mina in Tucker Theatre on Friday night during the MTSU Week of Welcome. After earning a degree in psychology from Penn State and becoming a certified hypnotherapist, Mina has gone on to perform his hybrid comedy and hypnotism act in places such as Times Square, Las Vegas, Australia and now MTSU. …

Photo courtesy of Wild ‘N Out MTSU’s 2016 “Week of Welcome” continues with Thursday’s crazy variety show.   The variety show consists of two different acts. In the Murphy Center, a few members of Nick Cannon’s on-the-spot comedy TV show “Wild ‘N Out” will be performing. Darren “Big Baby” Brand, Aarona Lopez and Rip Michaels are each …

Grant Massey//Multimedia Editor MTSU students and faculty gathered in Murphy Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon to introduce new students to the university. The annual celebration, typically geared towards incoming freshman and transfer students, was also a belated induction to last year’s freshman class whose convocation was canceled due to rain. Jay Allison, the guest speaker …