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Story by Noah Baughman, Austin Caperton, Ronnie Guy, Jernicya McCrackin, Samuel Lindsay, Haley Stockwell, and Seth Tackett / Contributing Writers The guilty verdict on April 20 in the trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on all counts in the death of George Floyd resonated with Middle Tennessee State University students. Several offered their …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer Diplomatic talks continue this week in Vienna where a joint commission of France, Russia, Germany, China, the United Kingdom, and the European Union are hoping to find agreeable grounds under which the United States and Iran can re-enter the 2015 JCPOA, colloquially known as the “Iran Nuclear Deal.” …

Photo via AP Photo/Mark Humphrey Friday at 4 p.m. Governor Bill Lee tweeted, “I signed the bill (SB 228) to preserve women’s athletics and ensure fair competition…” I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics and ensure fair competition. This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to the years of progress …

Blue Raider Sports

Story by Noah Baughman / Contributing Writer Aaron Brown has made a name for himself on Middle Tennessee’s campus and pitcher’s mound in just two years in Murfreesboro, and it is far more than just the throwback mustache. But who is Aaron Brown and how did a mid-major school like MTSU end up with one …

Story by William Carter / Contributing Writer A moment most kids dream of came to life for infielder Hunter Sullivan in game one of the doubleheader against Rice Friday. Bottom of the ninth inning with runners on first and second, Sullivan stepped to the plate with two outs. He bunted the ball to the pitcher …

Story by William Carter / Contributing Writer The most important part of the season for any college team ramps up this weekend for the Blue Raider baseball team. Middle Tennessee starts conference play Friday as they travel to Birmingham, Alabama to take on the UAB Blazers. It will be the first Conference-USA games for both …

Lifestyles

Story by Peyton Tranas / Contributing Writer Photo by Billboard Every Friday of the week is deemed the official music release date by artists. Tuesday was originally the day to release new music until Beyoncé shocked the world with the surprise Friday release of her self-titled album in 2013. The week of April 30th brought …

Story by Ethan Pickering Assistant / Lifestyle Editor             The semester is— finally— almost over. After a whole school year that was almost entirely virtual, many of us are itching to get out of the house and go see some sites for the summer. With summer vacation around the corner, here are some trips you …

Story by Hannah Plunkett / Contributing Writer Photo by IMDb As we near the end of the spring semester, we are all looking forward to a summer full of rest, relaxation, and a much-needed break…right? Whether that is your reality or not, we need some time to relax, even if that’s just a few minutes …

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