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Black and red flags dotted the lawn in front of the Student Union Wednesday morning to raise awareness of the prevalence of suicide on college campuses. This is the second year that MTSU’s chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit organization devoted to “providing hope” to those struggling with mental illness or …

Recruitment for MTSU’s 11 Interfraternity Council organizations, as well as Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, is underway for the fall semester. Events for each fraternity will take place throughout the month of September. “Everyone should come out to events this month to see what Greek Life is all about,” Sigma Pi brother Nathan Pfeifer said. “It’s where …

She can be found in her office checking emails and making phone calls. On Thursday nights she can be found with a gavel in her hand conducting SGA meetings and training freshman council. And don’t forget her classes, sorority obligations, philanthropic events and anything else that falls under one of her many positions at MTSU. …

MTSU’s tech department issued an email last Thursday afternoon in regards to internet slowness due to a wiring project around campus. The department addresses the problem as, “a substantial increase in demand for Internet connectivity throughout the day and evening,” the email explains, “Part of this increase is due to the completion of a project …

The MTSU Honors College kicked off this semester’s series of lectures with a speech on Mississippi novelist Eudora Welty by Vanderbilt English professor Michael Kreyling. Honors College Associate Dean Philip Phillips described the series’ theme by saying “consider the role of space and place in the creative imagination.” A scholar of Southern literature from the …

This year marks the second time two faculty members at MTSU got to take a group of students abroad to Israel to study “The Politics of Being Israel,” an upper division Political Science course. Karen Petersen, assistant dean of liberal arts, with her son, Dean Mark Byrnes, 6 undergraduates and one masters student went into …