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Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer Healthcare disparity continues to be a problem in the African American community. As a result, these issues were discussed by a panel of medical experts on Monday night as part of Middle Tennessee State University’s Black History Month celebration.   “If you look at life expectancy for race,” said …

The seventh annual HackMt event will have several teams attempting to create new apps, gadgets and web platforms for 36 continuous hours from Jan. 28 to Jan 30. Dr. Joshua “Josh” Phillips, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science. From 5 p.m. Friday until noon on Sunday, Middle Tennessee State University’s project expo will take place …

Story by Kailee Shores / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees held a committee meeting on Tuesday to prepare for the December board meeting. The Academic Affairs, Student Life and Athletics committee discussed and approved a new Master of Science in Data Science degree, expedited tenure for the Department of Communication …

On Tuesday at 6:51 p.m., President Sidney McPhee informed Middle Tennessee State University students that masks are no longer required inside campus facilities. In an email, McPhee stated, “Your continued vigilance contributed to the decline in recorded cases we now see in our county and state.” After a significant spike in mid-September, Rutherford County’s seven-day average has …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Erika Lee Website On Tuesday, Erika Lee, director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, spoke on xenophobia in America at Middle Tennessee State University’s Strickland Visiting Scholar Lecture. The 90-minute webinar mainly consisted of a discussion centered around Lee’s latest book, “America for Americans: …

Story by Kailee Shores / Contributing Writer Photo by Bill Lickman / Contributing Photographer Two men drew a crowd to the Student Union Commons on a recent Wednesday afternoon after one of them shouted Bible verses to students, warning that homosexuality is a sin.  Terry Cohea and Glenn Yoder from Believer’s Chapel at Tullahoma, a …