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Story by Kayla Walker | Contributing Writer Voting for Homecoming king and queen elections opens today at Middle Tennessee State University. 15 candidates are running this election, nine for queen and six for king. “I am most excited to see who all will make it onto Homecoming Court,” Student Government Association Election Commissioner Robert Carey …

Story by Lillian Chapman Photos by Aubrey Salm “One of the ways that you prevent big events, like the Holocaust, from happening is remembering them because the further it gets from memory the less effective it becomes,” said Caleb Franklin, an undergraduate who spoke at the Holocaust Studies Conference. Undergraduates from Middle Tennessee State University …

Story by Jenene Grover | Contributing Writer Over 500,000 Tigrayans died since the Ethiopian government and some Eritrean forces started targeting the region nearly two years ago. But on Thursday, Middle Tennessee State University’s chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted a discussion to raise awareness and educate students about how they could help.  Tigray …

Story and Photos by Gus Wright | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s LGBTQ+ student organization, MT Lambda, is scheduled to meet weekly this Fall semester. The first meeting, hosted on Aug. 31, set some new policies for the organization moving forward. The meetings begin with introductions from the officers of the organization and everyone …

Story by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer Photos by Reagan Carter | Photographer Students attended the annual Blue Zoo Bash on Friday, Sept. 16 to kick off family weekend ahead of the first home football game.  The bash was held in the recreation center’s parking lot, and is hosted by Blue Zoo, the student section, …

Story by Serena Vasudeva | Contributing Writer The American Democracy Project is hosting a voter registration drive that will last until October 7.  On Tuesday, a blue canopy tent was pitched outside of the Keathley University Center. Underneath it, Luke Cameron helped students complete their voter registration forms. Luke Cameron, a member of the American …