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Story by Madeline Portilla/Contributing Writer On March 17th, just days after MTSU announced the transition to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, MTSU senior Elijah Dangerfield created a Change.org petition calling for partial tuition reimbursement for the Spring 2020 semester. That petition now has almost 4,000 signatures. The petition, entitled “(MTSU) Partial tuition …

Story by Megan Tracy / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Athletics Every year, the June Anderson Center for Women and Non-traditional Students hosts the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes event to promote awareness for dating and domestic violence. This year, they’re doing it a little bit differently. JAC Director Maigan Wipfli encourages …

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Story by Ally Vaupel/ Contributing Writer All MTSU students are taking on-line classes now as a precaution against spreading the COVID-19 virus. This change to online learning has come with chaos for students and professors, especially the hands-on lab courses. Professors knew this change was not going to be easy, but after three weeks on …

On one unremarkable afternoon, in the middle of the seamless flow of days that the new socially-isolated status quo has brought all students, six students logged into a Zoom session. Contrary to most student’s video conferences, everyone actually looked very happy to be there. This was partially due to the fact that this wasn’t a …

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Story by Trevor Aldridge / Staff Writer Opening Day. Thursday, March 26: the day that I, a lifelong Atlanta Braves fan, had been eagerly awaiting ever since one particularly gut-wrenching Wednesday evening early last October when the Braves bowed out of the postseason with a 13–1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. I plopped down …

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Photo courtesy of Blue Raider Men’s Tennis Facebook The week of Spring Break was supposed to be a time for the MTSU men’s tennis team to get in crucial outdoor tennis practice and matches in Houston. But in a whirlwind of 48 hours, the Blue Raiders’ hopes to finish the 2020 spring season with a …