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Styles mid-performance Story and Photos by Morgan Baker | Contributing Writer Imagine a packed sports arena full of masked up and vaccinated concertgoers. The British superstar Harry Styles performed a sold-out concert at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN on Oct. 1 as a part of the long-awaited “Love on Tour.” To attend the concerts, necessary precautions …

Story by Cassie Sistoso / Assitant News Editor Photos via MTSU On Thursday, Middle Tennessee State University’s MT Engage hosted a variety of events for “Communities Surviving Together: Communicating and Working for Social and Racial Justice During a Pandemic.” One of which is a panel event of local activists in the Middle Tennessee area that …

Story by Peyton Tranas | Core Writer When events began to be re-planned and put on schedules again, the world was under the assumption the pandemic would be significantly better, if not gone. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic is still here, but entertainment workers have to be able to get back to work. Venue workers and …

Story by Morgan Baker / Contributing Writer Due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Middle Tennessee State University is set to receive a total of $51,043,433 from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to provide students with emergency grants. This federal funding comes as a third installment as a part of the American …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Jonathan Trundle / MTSU Photography Professor After many events were postponed due to COVID-19, Bonnaroo was canceled due to Hurricane Ida’s effects on the music festival’s grounds. Bonnaroo’s dates were set as Sept. 2 through Sept. 5; However, the torrential rains flooded the grounds.  Before the …

Story by Cassie Sistoso / Assitant News Editor Photo via MTSU The 2021 fall semester at Middle Tennessee State University has just begun, and it is safe to say that although COVID-19 is still a present aspect of campus life, things still look very different from last year. With a university mask mandate still in …