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Photo courtesy of MTSU News An MTSU assistant professor of history has traveled to Russia to investigate the “Siberian Seven” after receiving a grant to fund her expedition from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Emily Baran will be conducting research in Moscow for about nine more weeks because of the $6,000 NEH grant and her desire to study …

Photos and Story by Zachery Wright / Contributing writer After nearly a decade of being recognized as one of the top 10 powwows in the United States, MTSU’s Native American Student Association revived the powwow tradition to celebrate and give thanks to the cultures of indigenous peoples and Native Americans. The Indigenous Peoples’ Powwow and …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Staff Writer Mary Soper of Murfreesboro has lived through an entire century. The 105-year-old was born on June 19, 1911, and she has more spunk than people half her age. It’s hard for most people to imagine living as long as she has. Soper has lived through both world wars, seen …

Photo and Story by Joshua Tilton / Contributing Writer David Glasser, the Executive Chair of the Ben Uri Gallery in London, spoke Wednesday morning in the College of Education Building on the purpose and moral obligation of reclaiming art looted by the Nazi Regime. The Ben Uri Gallery, a registered charity and museum founded in …