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Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration stated that they were putting a “pause” on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed rare, but severe, blood clots. One woman has died. The clots, …

Story by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyle Editor and Other Contributing Writers One year ago, Middle Tennessee State University students were scheduled to complete their first week back after spring break. That was the week that never was.          Before students could head back from their spring break destinations, university officials closed all face-to-face classes and …

The House passed the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus plan on Wednesday after revisions by the Senate. President Joe Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, which will start the process of sending direct payments of around $1,400 to American citizens, expanding child tax credit and extending a $300 weekly unemployment supplement. According to the …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University now has two places where the community, staff and students can receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals can go to the Cason-Kennedy nursing building and the Rec Center Lobby. MTSU Murphy Center secretary Andrea Sakoff, left, is checked in by Vinny Black, right, health educator …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Millions of COVID-19 vaccines are being sent out around the world, but new variants of the virus have confused the Center for Disease Control and companies making new vaccines. The community, state and world have seen the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases since March. Middle Tennessee State University’s …

Story by Makala Greene, Nick Surratt, Melanie Rodriguez and Terica Black / Contributing Writers Cover photo by Joshua Blake / Contributing Photographer Casting a ballot for the first time should be memorable. Luckily, the 2020 election cycle will be unforgettable. There’s great division in the country between political parties. This fall has followed a summer …