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Story and photo by Gus Wright / Contributing Writer On Oct. 18, Middle Tennessee State University hosted Steve Cohen, Attorney and State Representative. Born in Tennessee, the Memphis-based politician served Tennessee’s State Legislature and the House of Representatives for years. One of his most notable achievements is being considered the “Father Of The Tennessee Lottery,” …

Story by Toriana Williams / News Editor Photo via Pexels Adjunct instructor Judge Donna Scott Davenport is no longer teaching at Middle Tennessee State University due to accusations regarding illegal arrests and incarceration of juveniles. Former MTSU adjunct instructor Judge Donna Scott Davenport. On Oct. 12, MTSU President Sidney McPhee sent an email that stated, …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Pexels Breast cancer is a disease that alters the lives of roughly 250,000 women in America and will take the lives of around 42,000 of those women each year. While it is uncommon, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention states, “About 1 out of every …

Story by Ashley Barrientos, Editor-in-Chief Photos by Planned Parenthood Generation Action at MTSU Planned Parenthood Generation Action at Middle Tennessee State University took to their Instagram account on Thursday to tell their followers about an incident in which an MTSU student uploaded a video of herself destroying the organization’s property.   The caption of a post …

Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Thursday, October 7. Police received multiple calls reporting gunshots at 1345 Wenlon Drive around 10 p.m.   The victim was 18-year-old O’Brien Deshun Henley Jr. Officers found Henley in a white Chevrolet truck. He received multiple gunshot wounds and was transported …

Story and photo by Aubrey Salm / Contributing Writer On Oct. 6, Middle Tennessee State University hosted Mitchell Jackson, author and Pulitzer Prize winner. Born in Portland, Oregon, the Phoenix-based author received critical acclaim when he won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing for his article, “12 Minutes and a Life,” chronicling the life …