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Story by Michael Cremin | Contributing Writer Photos by Toto Sripunvoraskul | Contributing Photographer Every Monday, MT SPARE hosts a live concert in the KUC Theater. This Monday was the last Music Monday of the semester and featured the psych-rock, seven member, student collaboration named Wet Flag.  As Wet Flag walked out, I started to …

Story and Photos by Colby Turner | Contributing Writer and Elise Sandlin | Contributing Writer The sun was shining on the Student Union Commons as the Murfreesboro community came together to celebrate their differences and unique heritage with the fifth annual ‘Boro International Festival on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Middle Tennessee State University. This festival is …

Story by Kailee Shores / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees held a committee meeting on Tuesday to prepare for the December board meeting. The Academic Affairs, Student Life and Athletics committee discussed and approved a new Master of Science in Data Science degree, expedited tenure for the Department of Communication …

Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer President Biden made multiple commitments to combat climate change at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference held from Oct. 31 through Nov. 12. The White House outlined those commitments in a press conference. Before the summit, Biden announced a framework for the Build Back Better Act, a …

Story by Colby Turner | Contributing Writer Ryuta Yoshikawa, a Japanese exchange student and thrifting extraordinaire, has been publicly chronicling his daily experiences in the United States since he began studying at Middle Tennessee State University in August. Yoshikawa, 21, is a junior marketing major from Fukuoka, Japan. He exchanged from Seinan Gakuin University, and …

On Tuesday at 6:51 p.m., President Sidney McPhee informed Middle Tennessee State University students that masks are no longer required inside campus facilities. In an email, McPhee stated, “Your continued vigilance contributed to the decline in recorded cases we now see in our county and state.” After a significant spike in mid-September, Rutherford County’s seven-day average has …