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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 …

Story by Ashley Norman / Contributing Writer Photo via Pexels Increasing coronavirus infection rates continue to impact Rutherford County and surrounding areas, according to analyzed data from the Tennessee Department of Health. Earlier this month, new COVID-19 case counts in Rutherford County began to climb after plateauing in September. Since Oct. 14, the county’s number …

Story by Ryann Kieu / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Health and the MTSU School of Nursing to offer free flu shots to students in the month of October.  MTSU Health Services announced that they were given a grant from the health department through emails and social …

Story and photos by Colton Jones / Contributing Writer The spring and summer of 2020 will be remembered as the year that Nashvillians went to the lake. On any given weekend since warm weather returned, Nashville area lakes have been a beehive of activity. Precluded from going to the movies or traveling elsewhere due to …

Photo Courtesy of MTSU Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer The way in which we view and produce media has been just as impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as anything else. With this in mind, MTSU’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” brought about a sense of normalcy, while still acknowledging the ongoing pandemic. “Separated lovers and …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor On Tuesday night, more than 73 million Americans tuned in for this election cycle’s first debate between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Viewers witnessed a fiercely contentious battle that could more easily be considered …