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By Kristina Kincer // Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of MTSU News The Stones Rivers National Battle Field celebrated its National Park Centennial with a park day volunteer project called “The Big Event” on Saturday with mote than 400 volunteers at Old Fort Park in Murfreesboro. The Stones River National Battle Field Chief of Operations, Gib Backlund, organized community …

MTSU’s Student Government Association voted Thursday to officially oppose a bill proposed last month by State House Representative Andy Holt that would allow full time employees of state colleges and universities carry guns on campuses in Tennessee. The SGA bill passed by a 14 to 12 vote and states that SGA’s executive board will send a …

MTSU Solar Trash Compactor

Photo by Austin Lewis // Staff Photographer Brandon Lewis, MTSU senior and member of Students for Environmental Action, has implemented and successfully created a plan for installing two solar-powered trash compactors on campus. Lewis became involved in Students for Environmental Action during the fall of 2013. “I have always been environmentally conscious, so I ran …

For Alexandria Bassett, junior organizational communication major, becoming vice president of campus relations for SGA would mean making sure more students are involved on campus. Some changes she plans to implement if elected are informing more students about elections, getting more participation at campus events and tripling this year’s numbers from Road Rallies. Bassett’s main goals …

If elected president, Landy Tate, junior public relations major, plans to make it her goal to represent the entire student body. According to Tate, her experience in co-founding two organizations, serving in different capacities in various organizations and serving as chapter president for Delta Sigma Theta gives her an upper hand in elections. Some of …

As a sophomore in public relations and minor in marketing, Madison Tracy believes she’s the best person for the job as SGA vice president of marketing. Currently a senator at large, Tracy represents the student body as a whole and also serves on the external affairs committee. That has given her experience looking over campus …