Story by Sydney Schettler | Contributing Writer Photos by Lauren Harwood | Photographer MTSU students were given the opportunity to sell and promote their art at the Art Festival in collaboration with the ‘Boro International Festival outside of the Student Union Building on Saturday. The Art Festival was organized by Morgan Butler to provide a …

Story and Photo by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer Country Music Television and Middle Tennessee State University partnered together for an iconic night of country music and anniversaries at Murphy Center on Thursday, Nov. 3.  Wynonna Judd, a part of The Judd’s duo, invited fellow country artists Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big …

Story by Matthew Giffin | News Editor In 2013, Rev. Jeannie Alexander, a lawyer turned prison chaplain and activist, had a conversation with Robert Payne, an inmate at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. The topic was prisons run by private corporations, something that Alexander and Payne were against. “What they’re trading in is literally …

Story by Johari Hamilton | Contributing Writer and Kailee Shores | Assistant News Editor The path a proposed amendment takes to the Tennessee Constitution is a long and winding road. It’s a journey full of seemingly impossible hurdles, including multiple votes by the state Legislature, before it is put to the ultimate test, a “Yes” …

Story and Photos by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University hosted the 6th annual ‘Boro International Festival, celebrating diverse cultures around the world that are represented at MTSU, across Murfreesboro and beyond. The event, hosted Oct. 22 in the Student Union Commons, was sponsored by Intercultural Awareness and Education Experience (IAEE) and …

Story and Photos by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer The 12th annual ‘Fiber in the Boro’ festival was held at the Lane-Agri Park Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 29.  The fiber festival had a range of vendors housed around the building selling fiber, yarn, books and other handmade items. Demonstrations were held at certain booths …