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Photo Courtesy of Flickr Story by Amanda Greer / Contributing Writer According to a 2015 study conducted by Georgetown University, almost 70 percent of all college students hold a part-time or full-time job while attending school. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise. But what might throw you for a loop are the …

Photo Courtesy of Thomas Hammond Story by Carley Olejniczak / Contributing Writer Thomas Hammond said goodnight to his friends and zipped up his tent. He undressed, tucked Sam in for bed and settled down for the night. He listened to the sound of rain pattering against the outside of his tent, just as it had …

Photo Courtesy of Middle Tennessee State University Story by Tim Jenkins / Staff Writer “I’m pretty sure everybody’s lost at this point. They’re still trying to figure out what they’re trying to do,” said Zakk Sengaroun, who will be graduating with a degree in microbiology in May. For many college students, graduation is the beginning …

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Story by Timirra Gaither / Contributing Writer From tests to papers to having a full-time job, students have a lot on their plates while attending college. Planning a dream wedding, their dream wedding ring from Manlybands.com and all at the same time might seem impossible to some, but many students are …

Photo and Story by Shorin Estell / Staff Writer Watauga County just might be the craziest place in Tennessee you’ve never heard of. For instance, in March 2015, Roscoe and Kimberly Turin faced drug charges after police found unprescribed hydrocodone pills during a raid by the Watauga County Animal Patrol, which suspected the Turins were …

Photo and story by Jarron Parker / Contributing Writer Four MTSU professors and 14 students traveled to Ripley and Cincinnati, Ohio, to visit museums focused on the institution of slavery in the US this past weekend. After a five-hour drive, the two buses arrived at a two-story brick house right on the Ohio River that once belonged …