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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 …

Photo and Story by Kenya Anderson/Contributing Writer When most people think about essential jobs, they often think about doctors, nurses, grocery store workers, truck drivers or postal workers. But other professions are unspoken heroes too, such as early childhood educators. Without them, some essential workers wouldn’t even be able to go to work. For many …

Photo Courtesy of Mindful.org Story by Felicia Parks/Contributing Writer The mind is the most powerful tool you have at your disposal. During this time of stress and uncertainty in the face of the pandemic, it is more important than ever that we take necessary steps to be sure we are maintaining our mental health. Jessica …

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 …