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Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer Texas’s newest abortion bill, SB 8, bans abortions after the detection of “cardiac activity,” which can occur as early as six weeks into gestation. This is often before many women know they are pregnant. The bill makes no exceptions for incest or rape. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott originally signed the …

Photo via Pexels For decades, Sidelines, students and the faculty of Middle Tennessee State University have fought for equality and equity for African American students. In 1968, Sidelines published a guest column from Sylvester Brooks, a Black student from Memphis, Tennessee, titled ”Dixie: What Does It Mean?” In this column, Brooks discussed the usage of …

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 Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via MTSU On Monday, Middle Tennessee State University kicked off their second week by showing students their on-campus resources in the Student Union Atrium between 11 am and 2 pm.  MTSU Connection Point makes it a point to ensure that students are aware of the free services …

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, …