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Story and Photos by Colby Turner | Contributing Writer and Elise Sandlin | Contributing Writer The sun was shining on the Student Union Commons as the Murfreesboro community came together to celebrate their differences and unique heritage with the fifth annual ‘Boro International Festival on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Middle Tennessee State University. This festival is …

In a university-wide announcement, Middle Tennessee State University President Sydney McPhee announced the cancellation of two Chinese cultural campus events as a precaution against coronavirus. The first, a Chinese New Year concert featuring the Jinling Dragon ensemble and a pre-concert reception, was scheduled for January 28 in the Wright Music Building. The second, set for …

by Jamie Cooley // Contributing Writer Motohiko Kato, the Consul-General of Japan, delivered a speech to MTSU students on Wednesday, discussing relations between the United States and Japan. Before Kato’s speech, David Schmidt, the vice president of International Affairs at MTSU, provided students with background information about the Consul-General. Schmidt told students Kato entered into …