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Story by Kristi Jones/ Contributing Writer As COVID-19 cases rise in Tennessee, younger adults are surpassing all other age groups in the number of cases throughout the state. Tennessee has more than 4,000 confirmed cases according to the Tennessee Department of Health. Among 21 to 30 year-olds, 905 individuals have tested positive, over 20 percent …

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April 29, 2020 Story by Zoe Haggard / Contributing writer and data analyst The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tennessee is 10,366 today after rising by 314. Davidson County reported 71 of the new cases. It continues to have the most number of cases–at 2,454–followed by Shelby County, which reported 56 new cases, …

Story by Delaney Johnson/Contributing Writer “When I woke up the next day my phone was filled with messages from the other exchange students about how they had gotten an e-mail from our school in Norway asking us to come home, and I immediately freaked out. I knew that asking us to come home is not …

Story by Griffin Dobson/Contributing Writer As each one of us gets further into our various forms of self-quarantine, many are looking for the next thing to line up on their Netflix queue. Here are six of the easiest to binge shows on the platform, to give you something to distract yourself from these trying times …

Over the next few weeks, Sidelines will be presenting the stories of MTSU seniors who have found their final classes, final weeks and final memories irreparably and unprecedentedly changed. This is a first-person account by Brandon Casteel, contributing writer, graduating senior and student, interrupted. If you are a graduating senior and would like to share …

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Story by Charlie Crump/ Contributing Writer With the major arrival of the COVID-19 virus in Middle Tennessee, most students are being forced to practice social distancing as a result of university and local school closures. With the MTSU’s closing, all on-campus activities—including, of course, classes—are canceled. This leaves many students with no other option but …