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Story by Haley Perkins / Contributing Writer There’s a lot to see in Tennessee: hills and hollers, mountains and valleys, metropolises and small towns. Ashley Perham aims to visit every county in her quest to know her adopted state better, but not from the comfort of her car. Perham, 22, is methodically running her way …

Story by John Cantor / Contributing Writer Photos by Toriana Williams / News Editor             On a frigid and gray Wednesday morning, a sparse crowd gathered for the grand opening of a new building on campus— “new” as in recently remodeled.  Amassed of roughly 30 people, the crowd included local media, various campus officials and …

Story by Makala Greene, Nick Surratt, Melanie Rodriguez and Terica Black / Contributing Writers Cover photo by Joshua Blake / Contributing Photographer Casting a ballot for the first time should be memorable. Luckily, the 2020 election cycle will be unforgettable. There’s great division in the country between political parties. This fall has followed a summer …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer According to a recent Facility Services report, 14 buildings, including EZEL and MGB, received a grade of “D” on the Middle Tennessee State University’s own grading system while another six buildings, including BDA, KOM and Peck Hall, received a “C.” “It’s really an issue of the allocations coming …

Story and photo by Haley Perkins / Contributing Writer In Kathy Holden’s living room are two doors, one on each side of her fireplace. The door on the right leads to her backyard, but the door on the left leads to Kathy’s sewing room. The sewing room is where Holden spends much of her free …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University has introduced a new policy set to address “Consensual Relationships,” which has been approved by President Sidney McPhee and sent to the Business and Finance division of MTSU with an as-of-yet unannounced effective date. In outlining the policy’s purpose, it is stated that, “All …