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Week of Welcome


Middle Tennessee State University welcomes new and returning students to campus with the Week of Welcome. From Aug. 21 – Sept. 7, the university will offer a variety of free events to MTSU students including a variety show and comedy stand-up show by Cash Cab host Ben Bailey. Check out our photos from the events …

By Blake Jennings The James Walker Library delivered an undead welcome to swarms of freshman this past weekend. The typically prestigious building was overrun with zombified librarians, student zombie-hunters and hundreds of unsuspecting victims from 6-9 pm this past Labor Day. Called “Night of the Walker Dead”, the event served as a fun, bloody welcome, featuring …

It may have been the last day of classes for the week, but MTSU’s Week of Welcome was far from over on Friday night. Match Records, MTSU’s student-run label, held “The Welcome Week Concert” on the Student Union Commons at 6 p.m. last night. Although the audience was not as full as the previous night’s …

Walker Library will throw a zombie party for all students at the library’s first Week of Welcome event Monday, Sept. 1, according to Kristen Keene, library specialist. This will be the first semester MTSU has had a Week of Welcome event on Labor Day weekend, but Keene said the university is trying to reach more students …

MTSU’s annual Student Government Association Fight Song Competition was held Thursday night in the Student Union Commons. Teams of student organizations were asked to combine costumes, dances, songs and chants into a choreographed routine that must include MTSU’s Fight Song in the performance. To go along with the Week of Welcome theme of “Welcome to the Big Leagues,” teams …

By Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer   On Wednesday evening, magician, comedian and television host Justin Willman performed twice for MTSU students as a part of the university’s Week of Welcome. The evening began with opening act Lindsay Benner, who brought an interesting flair to the stage. In an unusual but captivating performance, Benner brought her …