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Story and photos by Colton Jones / Contributing Writer The spring and summer of 2020 will be remembered as the year that Nashvillians went to the lake. On any given weekend since warm weather returned, Nashville area lakes have been a beehive of activity. Precluded from going to the movies or traveling elsewhere due to …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Cover photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor Wednesday night, Vice President Mike Pence squared off against Senator Kamala Harris for this election cycle’s only vice-presidential debate. While the overall climate of the debate was calmer than last week’s presidential debate showdown, the debate still had an adversarial …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Photos via Pexels Last Friday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office released 15 hours of court tapes of the Breonna Taylor trials. Jefferson Circuit Judge Ann Bailey Smith ordered the release. The 15 hours are from the grand jury trials that took place on September 21-23. They show …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor On Tuesday night, more than 73 million Americans tuned in for this election cycle’s first debate between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Viewers witnessed a fiercely contentious battle that could more easily be considered …

Story by Casey Lewis / Contributing Writer Photo via Pexels Voting day is around the corner, and that means registration deadlines are approaching fast. Oct. 5 is the last day to register, and here are a few simple steps on successfully registering. Clicking here, is an easy way to register online through the registration system. …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor Middle Tennessee State University held its Suicide Prevention Mental Health and Wellness Virtual Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Hosted by Counseling Services counselors as well as staff from the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students, the fair featured presentations …