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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 …

Story and photo by Gus Wright / Contributing Writer On Oct. 18, Middle Tennessee State University hosted Steve Cohen, Attorney and State Representative. Born in Tennessee, the Memphis-based politician served Tennessee’s State Legislature and the House of Representatives for years. One of his most notable achievements is being considered the “Father Of The Tennessee Lottery,” …

Story by Cassie Sistoso / Assitant News Editor Photos via MTSU On Thursday, Middle Tennessee State University’s MT Engage hosted a variety of events for “Communities Surviving Together: Communicating and Working for Social and Racial Justice During a Pandemic.” One of which is a panel event of local activists in the Middle Tennessee area that …