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Story by Lillian Chapman Students are reading aloud portions of the U.S. Constitution over loudspeakers at different locations on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus every day this week for “Constitution Week.” The annual celebration commemorates the Sept. 17 anniversary of the Consitution’s signing. In 2004, Congress made it a federal law that any institution that …

Story and Photos by DeAngelo Conley | Contributing Writer Former Middle Tennessee State University student opened a retro sneaker store named “Run It Back,” last month in the Avenue Murfreesboro shopping center. Celebrating their grand opening on Aug. 13, the store mainly sells Michael Jordan retro shoes, Yeezys, Dunks and various other heavily sought-after shoes.  Walking in, you will see …

Story by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer Photos by MTSU Middle Tennessee State University hosted its eighth annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony on the 21st anniversary to honor those that died and first responders.  ROTC senior cadets read a timeline describing the attack, followed by guest speaker Greg Mays, the Director of Homeland Security at the Tennessee Department of Safety. …

Story by Kayla Walker | Contributing Writer Monkeypox is of concern to Middle Tennessee State University’s health officials, even as they keep close tabs on Covid cases on campus. “This virus is very different from Covid,” Student Health Medical Director Eric Clark said of monkeypox. “Covid transpired into a pandemic due to it spreading person …

Story by Alyssa Williams | Contributing Writer One lawmaker threatens the rights of LGBTQ students in Tennessee public colleges after a Republican state representative told schools to remove their protection from Title IX. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is most commonly known as a law that prohibits sex discrimination in education programs …

Story by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor and Destiny Mizell | Assistant Lifestyles Editor Womack Lane Apartments are on the list to be demolished to make room for more updated student housing on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus.  While this project is still in the discussion phase, and other updates will be done to the …