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Story by Bruce Good / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of MTSU The Honors College at Middle Tennessee State University will be a virtual host for two lecture series this semester. The pair of lecture series are: “Civic Virtue,” coordinated by Honors College Professor Mary Evins and Honors College Associate Dean Philip Phillips, and “Images and …

By Makala Greene   Women across the nation are celebrating the centennial year of their right to vote and in Tennessee the event is especially celebrated.  In August of 1920, the state became the 36th state in the union to approve the 19th Amendment, which extended voting privileges to women. As the nation is less …

By Rebecca Stockton Over a span of 70 years, or three generations of activists, women of Tennessee pushed for equality in the voting booths. In 1920, one hundred years ago, their efforts were rewarded by Tennessee’s radical decision to ratify the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. To honor this monumentally historic day, …

Story by Delaney Johnson Photo courtesy of Live for Live Music For the past six years, Middle Tennessee State University and Bonnaroo have had a working relationship that benefits students studying in the College of Media and Entertainment. In 2014, the Bonnaroo team visited MTSU’s campus to discuss audio production and more with interested students. …

A letterboard lays against a pink background: it says "self-care isn't selfish"

Story by Charlie Crump/ Contributing Writer With the major arrival of the COVID-19 virus in Middle Tennessee, most students are being forced to practice social distancing as a result of university and local school closures. With the MTSU’s closing, all on-campus activities—including, of course, classes—are canceled. This leaves many students with no other option but …

The first confirmed case of COVID-19 on MTSU’S campus was reported Thursday afternoon, according to a statement made by MTSU President Sidney McPhee. The student, who is an on-campus resident, reported to Student Health Services on Tuesday and tested positive Wednesday evening. They are currently self-isolating, though it is unclear if they remain on campus …