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Story by Kristi Jones/ Contributing Writer As COVID-19 cases rise in Tennessee, younger adults are surpassing all other age groups in the number of cases throughout the state. Tennessee has more than 4,000 confirmed cases according to the Tennessee Department of Health. Among 21 to 30 year-olds, 905 individuals have tested positive, over 20 percent …

Illustrations by Tara Flores National Women’s History Month—a time for all of us to come together to celebrate the bold, brave and downright stunning achievements made by women throughout history, despite all efforts made to suppress them— was established by Congress in 1987 and has been a notable annual event ever since. This year, however, …

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April 29, 2020 Story by Zoe Haggard / Contributing writer and data analyst The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tennessee is 10,366 today after rising by 314. Davidson County reported 71 of the new cases. It continues to have the most number of cases–at 2,454–followed by Shelby County, which reported 56 new cases, …

MTSU President Sidney McPhee announced the cancellation of the May Commencement ceremony Wednesday afternoon, a move heavily predicted but no less dreaded by the MTSU community. “Following most recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Governor Lee regarding large group meetings, we must cancel our Spring Commencement Ceremonies, originally planned …

Story by Delaney Johnson/Contributing Writer “When I woke up the next day my phone was filled with messages from the other exchange students about how they had gotten an e-mail from our school in Norway asking us to come home, and I immediately freaked out. I knew that asking us to come home is not …

Cover photo courtesy of WGNS  Photos and Story by Danielle Findley/Contributing Writer COVID-19 has proven itself to be a fast-spreading virus that has been deadly for many, and downright painful for many others. Aside from the effect it’s had on the health of individuals, it’s managed to take a toll on local businesses, education and …