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Photo and story by Benjamin Shaw / Contributing Writer Alexis Wells-Oghoghomeh, an assistant professor of religious studies, American religious history and African-American religious history at Vanderbilt University, gave a lecture titled “Female Captive to Negro Wench: Slavery in Religious and Gendered Perspective” in the Parliamentary Room of the Student Union Building Tuesday afternoon. The presentation, …

Story and Photo by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer  Beginning Fall 2017, MTSU will offer a Bachelor’s degree in religious studies through the College of Liberal Arts. It will be the only program of its kind at a public university in Middle Tennessee. The Board of Regents approved the program in November 2016. Previously, students …

Elizabeth Enck // Contributing writer Photos by Elizabeth Enck Smoke from incense and burning trash floats through beams of morning sunlight as shopkeepers say prayers to the gods, splash water on doorsteps in a morning ritual and metal gates up and down the street rattle as they are slammed open. This is Katmandu, capital of …