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Story and Photos by Mikayla Hart | Contributing Writer Chaz Crawford and his band performed inside the Student Union at Middle Tennessee State University for this week’s “Sunset Showcase.” This event is hosted by SPARE, a student-led organization that features a new student artist each week for the month of April. Crawford is finishing up …

Story by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor The nationwide Camp Kesem community and charity started a chapter at Middle Tennessee State University this semester. The Camp Kesem community serves as a summer sleep away camp, run by college students, for kids who’s parents have been or are still effected by cancer. The MTSU chapter will …

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 …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer For the fall semester, Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Body President-Elect is Executive Vice-President Jada Powell, who took 64 percent of the student vote, 444 in total. Sen. Cameron Paschal won Vice President with 68 percent of the vote, 475 in total. The current Student Body President, Winton …

Story and Photos by Mikayla Hart | Contributing Writer This week’s Spare-hosted event, “Sunset Showcase,” was moved inside of the Student Union at Middle Tennessee State University due to severe weather on Wednesday evening. However, the unexpected change of location did not stop singer-songwriter, Kenna Elpers from delivering a top-notch performance.  A frequent performer at …

Story and photos by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Wondering what those loud smashing sounds and uplifting cheers were all about in the Middle Tennessee State University Campus Recreation Center on Wednesday? Only the fifth event in MTSU’s De-Stress Fest: Take 15 week! April 11 through 15, MTSU carved time out to incorporate events that …