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Story and Photo by Luke Cameron | Contributing Writer James E. Walker Library staff member Karen Martin is retiring after 24 years and eight months at Middle Tennessee State University. Her last day of work as book stacks manager will be June 30. Martin grew up in Middle Tennessee. She graduated from Riverdale High School …

A shooting occurred shortly after the Riverdale High School Graduation ceremony outside Murphy Center on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus on May 18, 2022. “At 8:51 p.m., Murfreesboro Police Department and MTSU Police responded to a shooting on the Middle Tennessee State University campus and found two people suffering from gunshot wounds near the tennis …

Photos and Stories by MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Middle Tennessee State University alumna and country music artist HunterGirl made the final three on American Idol’s 20th season. She comes from Winchester, Tenn. and made it on the show through playing and songwriting in the Nashville music scene. HunterGirl, 23, known by her Franklin County High …

Story and Photos by Reggie Johnson Jr. | Contributing Writer and Photographer Why does Ukraine matter? Ukraine is the largest country in Europe. It has a population of 44.13 million individuals. It’s also home to over 130 nationalities and various ethnic groups like Bulgarians, Hungarians, Jews and Armenians. As of recently, Ukraine has been under …

Story and photo by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer On Wednesday, people across the globe were seen wearing denim jeans, jackets, vests and more to stand in solidarity with survivors and victims of sexual assault. Middle Tennessee State University students, faculty and staff commemorated this day by showcasing their denimwear. In addition, organizations such as …

Story by Georgia Smith / Contributing Writer When Lily Isaacs learned that McMinn County removed “Maus” from the East Tennessee county’s eighth-graders curriculum, she could only shake her head at the absurdity. Lily Isaacs, matriarch of the southern bluegrass gospel group The Isaacs, always tells the story of her parent’s time in Nazi concentration camps …