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Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer The Taliban, an extremist Islamic group who ruled most of Afghanistan until ousted by U.S.-led forces after the 9/11 attacks, has taken over Afghanistan once again. The group previously ruled under a harsh interpretation of the Quran and often used violence to enforce it. In addition, the Taliban harbored …

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, …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo via Toriana Williams / News Editor After being postponed several times, Bonnaroo will take place, along with new vaccine and mask mandates. Last year, when the COVID-19 pandemic was relatively new, the Bonnaroo festival was postponed from its original June dates. The festival was postponed two more …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Millions of COVID-19 vaccines are being sent out around the world, but new variants of the virus have confused the Center for Disease Control and companies making new vaccines. The community, state and world have seen the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases since March. Middle Tennessee State University’s …

Photo Courtesy of MTSU Story by Casey Lewis/Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Tucker Theater debuted their fall musical, “Ride the Cyclone,” Thursday. The story begins at a carnival, where five students in a choir ride on the Cyclone coaster to their deaths. The choir students then become stuck in limbo and are told that …