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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 …

Story and photos by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University hosted the “Communities Surviving Together: Communicating and Working for Social and Racial Justice During a Pandemic” outdoor fair event on Thursday, Sept. 23, as part of MT Engage Week. The event took place in the Student Union Commons, where around 35 different …

Story and photos by Madelyn Williams / Contributing Writer MoreTreeBoro is an organization created by Molly Taylor-Poleskey, assistant professor in the Department of History at Middle Tennessee State University. The goal of this organization is to plant more trees and protect existing trees in Murfreesboro. This aids in both the beautification of the city as …

On Tuesday, the Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to “support efforts to gain permission from the state” to remove Nathan Forrest’s name from MTSU’s ROTC building, according to the Murfreesboro Voice. As President Sidney McPhee has expressed in earlier statements concerning Forrest Hall, the name is a painful reminder of the past. …

Story by Morgan Baker / Contributing Writer Due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Middle Tennessee State University is set to receive a total of $51,043,433 from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to provide students with emergency grants. This federal funding comes as a third installment as a part of the American …