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Women’s History Month


Illustration by DeAnna Black / Staff Designer  March is Women’s History Month, and with that comes complicated conversations about the glass ceiling and women in male-dominated fields. But what also comes from this month is celebrating remarkable women in history, culture and local communities. According to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research at …

Photo and story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer Visiting professor Rhiannon Graybill gave a lecture, entitled “Fuzzy, Messy, Icky: The Edges of Consent in Biblical Narratives and Rape Culture,” in the Student Union Parliamentary Room on Tuesday at 3 p.m. The event was sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and the …

Photo courtesy of Disney / Marvel Studios Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer March is Women’s History Month, and during this exciting transitional period of Hollywood where there continues to be demand for diverse stories told by women, it’s important to consider the kinds of stories women have told in order for us …

Photo and story by Savannah Meade / Contributing Writer Selenis Leyva, an actress in the Netflix show “Orange is the New Black,” came to MTSU to give the women’s history month keynote address in the Tucker Theatre Monday evening. Leyva started the night by telling the story of what got her started in acting. She …

Photo and story by Kiera Jones / Contributing Writer Students were encouraged to write inspiring messages on rocks in the Keathley University Center on Thursday as a part of MTSU’s “Love Your Body Week.” Women’s History Month, which is nationally celebrated during the month of March, is an annual observance that highlights women in history. …

Photo and video by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor and Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor Women’s History Month, a yearly celebration of the women who inspire those around them, is upon the world once again. According to the Women’s History Month website, the origins of the observance began in 1981 when Congress passed “Public Law …