Story by Noah Baughman, Austin Caperton, Ronnie Guy, Jernicya McCrackin, Samuel Lindsay, Haley Stockwell, and Seth Tackett / Contributing Writers The guilty verdict on April 20 in the trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on all counts in the death of George Floyd resonated with Middle Tennessee State University students. Several offered their …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer Diplomatic talks continue this week in Vienna where a joint commission of France, Russia, Germany, China, the United Kingdom, and the European Union are hoping to find agreeable grounds under which the United States and Iran can re-enter the 2015 JCPOA, colloquially known as the “Iran Nuclear Deal.” …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration stated that they were putting a “pause” on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed rare, but severe, blood clots. One woman has died. The clots, …

Photos and story by John Lane / Contributing Writer and Photographer On Thursday, Middle Tennessee State University’s June Anderson Center For Women And Nontraditional Students held an event in the Student Union commons to kickoff Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This event had multiple aims including: raising awareness for the existence of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, …

Photo via AP Photo/Mark Humphrey Friday at 4 p.m. Governor Bill Lee tweeted, “I signed the bill (SB 228) to preserve women’s athletics and ensure fair competition…” I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics and ensure fair competition. This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to the years of progress …

Story by John Lane / Contributing Writer and Photographer On Monday, New York Times best-selling author and poet Jason Reynolds held a virtual keynote address and Q&A sponsored by Middle Tennessee State University.. The event was open to the community, including MTSU students and faculty, and drew a crowd of high school students and educators …