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Photo Courtesy of The New Daily Story by Ashley Barrientos/Contributing Writer “We are Gen-Z—born into tragedy and movements and protests,” said the director for March for Our Lives, a movement against gun violence in an Oct. 29, 2020 Washington Post article. According to the United States Elections Project, more than 92 million people have already …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer The second and final presidential debate of this election season was held Thursday night at Belmont University in Nashville. Although this debate was markedly calmer than the first showdown between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, both candidates still spoke and responded fiercely as they debated …

Black Lives Matter demonstration

Photo by Tanner Dedmon / Managing Editor MTSU students responded to an inflammatory preacher by organizing counterdemonstrations on campus Wednesday. Just a day after a panel discussed free speech on college campuses and touched on designated free speech zones, a preacher returned Wednesday to read select Bible verses and encourage students to “repent for their sins.” …

Photo by Loren Bebensee  Story by Ashley Coker / Staff Writer and Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief A group of student protesters were told to leave the vestibule of James E. Walker library while gathering to raise awareness about police brutality Monday afternoon. The demonstration, organized by the Talented Tenth Student Action Coalition, started with …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Sidelines Archive  Story by Brinley Hineman / News Editor and Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  The Talented Tenth held a protest outside of the Student Union Building on Tuesday afternoon to express grievances with University President Sidney McPhee’s delay in requesting the Tennessee Historical Commission consider a name change of Forrest Hall. …

Approximately 150 people gathered in the Lane-Agri Park center to voice their opinions on the potential name change of Forrest Hall on Wednesday. This was the second of three open-forum meetings held by the Forrest Hall task force to receive public opinion, however, this meeting took a heated turn about halfway through when the crowd …