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Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Jonathan Trundle / MTSU Photography Professor After many events were postponed due to COVID-19, Bonnaroo was canceled due to Hurricane Ida’s effects on the music festival’s grounds. Bonnaroo’s dates were set as Sept. 2 through Sept. 5; However, the torrential rains flooded the grounds.  Before the …

Story by Cassie Sistoso / Assitant News Editor Photo via MTSU The 2021 fall semester at Middle Tennessee State University has just begun, and it is safe to say that although COVID-19 is still a present aspect of campus life, things still look very different from last year. With a university mask mandate still in …

Photo via MTSU Early this summer, Middle Tennessee State University students felt comfortable returning to school since the pandemic’s end was in sight. However, the Delta variant became more prominent, and the number of positive COVID-19 cases rose worldwide and in Rutherford county, thus sending MTSU a few steps back. At the beginning of August, …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Toriana Williams / News Editor After being postponed several times, Bonnaroo will take place, along with new vaccine and mask mandates. Last year, when the COVID-19 pandemic was relatively new, the Bonnaroo festival was postponed from its original June dates. The festival was postponed two more …

Photo via MTSU Middle Tennessee State University has had a food pantry for students since 2012. Now donations are needed due to an increase of students in crisis as a result of COVID-19. Laura Clippard, International Fellowships and Honors College Coordinator, stated via email, “I am told that many MTSU students now face greater housing …

Photo via Pexels President Sidney McPhee has announced via email that masks will again be required inside university facilities. Due to increased positive COVID-19 cases with the Delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control has responded by announcing new guidelines to help slow the spread. “In keeping with these recommendations, effective Wednesday, August 11, we …