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News from MTSU, Murfreesboro and Rutherford County


Photo via Pexels Monday afternoon, Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that he will be lifting the mask mandate on Tuesday, eight days ahead of schedule. The face covering order went into effect on July 22 and was scheduled to end on Sept. 30. Instead, it will end on Tuesday at 5 p.m. In a …

Story and photo by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer The Trump Administrations announced that it will begin banning the Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat after national-security concerns. WeChat will be prohibited indefinitely and users will not be allowed to download or update TikTok. TikTok is a social network for sharing user-generated videos, mostly of people …

Story by Darby McCarthy / Contributing Writer Photo via Pexels   The COVID pandemic has produced an era of security in testing, but tests aren’t foolproof. They can tell you the opposite of what is true. Consequently, a person with symptoms who is told they’re negative risks infecting family and friends because they didn’t consider …

Story and photos by Ryann Kieu / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University hosted their first blood drive of the year. Each donor will receive a free COVID-19 antibody test with their donation. The blood drive was sponsored by The Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veteran and Military Family Center and the MTSU Red Cross …

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Music, Arts, Culture


Photo Courtesy of Gamesradar Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer This past Friday, Netflix released the highly anticipated follow-up to “The Haunting of Hill House,” “The Haunting of Bly Manor.” Much like “American Horror Story,” this season has a completely new storyline, setting and characters, with no connection to the previous season. Many stars from the …

Photo Courtesy of NME Story by Ashley Barrientos/Contributing Writer Bittersweet hues of loneliness, regret, heartbreak and wistfulness are gently colored in between the stanzas of Lana Del Rey’s debut poetry book, “Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass,” which released on September 29. Del Rey is primarily recognized as an American singer-songwriter whose musical style is …

Photo Courtesy of MTSU Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer The way in which we view and produce media has been just as impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as anything else. With this in mind, MTSU’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” brought about a sense of normalcy, while still acknowledging the ongoing pandemic. “Separated lovers and …