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Story and photo by Aubrey Salm / Contributing Writer On Oct. 6, Middle Tennessee State University hosted Mitchell Jackson, author and Pulitzer Prize winner. Born in Portland, Oregon, the Phoenix-based author received critical acclaim when he won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing for his article, “12 Minutes and a Life,” chronicling the life …

Photo courtesy of Michael Chow / The Arizona Republic via USA Today Network Story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer MTSU held a discussion panel Wednesday in the Student Union Building for Laura Gomez, Annette Meade and Mitchell Thorson, three Arizona Republic journalists who spent months exploring the United States’ border with Mexico on land …

Photo courtesy of the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment Story by KeWana McCallum / Contributing Writer Chris Chivers, the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, spoke to students about his experiences covering military conflicts overseas and his award-winning story, “The Fighter,” which he wrote for The New York Times Magazine, in …

Photo and story by Daniel-Shaw Remeta / Contributing Writer  A lecture about media literacy was given by Peabody Award-winning investigative journalist Madeleine Baran Wednesday afternoon in the Keathley University Center Theater on campus.   The lecture, entitled “On the Frontline,” took a look at how investigative journalists go about digging into some of the most …

Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Award-winning author and historian Anne Hyde presented a lecture in the Business and Aerospace Building at Middle Tennessee State University Tuesday evening. Students and faculty gathered to listen to Hyde discuss the historical reality of the treatment and lives of “half-breed” Native Americans during the 19th …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Eric Eyre, the 2017 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism and a recent speaker in MTSU’s ongoing Pulitzer Prize lecture series, has been praised for his investigative work in uncovering the thousands of opioids shipped to small-town, mom-and-pop pharmacies and “pill mills” in West Virginia. …