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Photo and story by Brendon Donoho A long line divided the lobby of the Student Union on Thursday as students waited to participate in a presentation by One For All and, hopefully, earn a free lunch. The event was sponsored by 1 for All, MTSU’s First Amendment Center in partnership with Dr. Hanna Park’s public …

Photo and story Stephen Thomas Officers from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee State Troopers and Alaska State Troopers discussed what it takes to be an officer in the modern era in the Student Union on Tuesday. The triumvirate panel was moderated by MTSU Professor Lynda Williams.    The questions varied in content from personal, physical and …

Photo and story by Alaina Staggs Distinguished lecturer Dr. Temple Grandin delivered a talk Monday night to a sold-out crowd inside MTSU’s Tucker Theatre.  The lecture, “Understanding Animal Behavior and Autism, 2nd Edition,” was chosen specifically for the university and its agriculture program, and replaced the previously scheduled lecture by Grandin. The theatre has a capacity of over …

Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Saturday, November 9, Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) hosted its annual membership convention in the Miller Education Center. The non-profit organization had various informative sessions, food and performances. The annual TIRRC convention is an event that not only provides useful and informative workshops, it also …

MTSU’s General Education Re-Design committee will be hosting a town hall meeting at the Tom H. Jackson building on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. to discuss ideas for curriculum improvement. Dr. Susan Myers-Shirk, general education director and history professor at MTSU, will be hosting the town hall meeting, including a presentation and a Q&A …

MTSU announced Friday morning that Ben Gonzales, a psychology student at MTSU, passed away on October 26, 2019. Gonzales, a fitness enthusiast from Saudi Arabia, was set to graduate in December. A statement on MTSU’s facebook page sannounced that flags will be flown at half-staff all day Friday in memory of him. No further details …