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Story by Stephanie Hall | Contributing Writer A bill that would criminalize drag shows in public areas was introduced in the Tennessee state senate on Nov. 9. State Sen. Jack Johnson’s , R-Brentwood, bill would expand the definition of “adult cabaret performances” to include drag and would outlaw such performances on public property. While the …

Story by Serena Vasudeva | Contributing Writer Murfreesboro’s LGBT pride festival has been denied future events permits by the city following a drag queen performance deemed by a letter from City Manager Craig Tindall to be “far from ‘family friendly’ and clearly unsuitable for ‘all ages.’” 10.18.22-TN-Equality-Project-Foundation BoroPride took place on Sept. 17 in Cannonsburgh …

Students lined up to hit a punching machine outside James E. Walker Library yesterday for Alpha Tau Omega’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month philanthropy event. The Middle Tennessee State University fraternity’s Knock Out Breast Cancer event will be outside Walker Library, Oct. 3 through 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. From left to right: Joe Compton, …

Habitat for Humanity and Middle Tennessee State University volunteer students teamed up to build house panels for a family in need on Thursday in front of the Student Union building. Arionna Robinson-Alcocer and Eduardo Alcocer needed more living space but were unable to foot the bill, so Robinson-Alcocer’s mother recommended that the family try contacting …

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 …

Story by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer Photos by MTSU Middle Tennessee State University hosted its eighth annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony on the 21st anniversary to honor those that died and first responders.  ROTC senior cadets read a timeline describing the attack, followed by guest speaker Greg Mays, the Director of Homeland Security at the Tennessee Department of Safety. …