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Story by Lillian Chapman | Contributing Writer 7 women veterans who are currently Middle Tennessee State University students were celebrated at the Women Warriors event on Nov. 1 hosted by L’Oreal Stephens, the MTSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women, and Lee Anne Carmack, who represented American Association of University Women.   “I want to …

Story and Photos by Roselyn Pickens | MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Crosses bearing the names of Franklin County servicemen and women are positioned on streets around Winchester as a reminder of their service. Losing a loved one who has served their country is a heavy cross to bear.  This Memorial Day, thanks to efforts of …

Photo and Story by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer MTSU honored its veterans during Wednesday night’s basketball game against the University of Alabama at Murphy Center by hosting soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, contracting new ROTC recruits and admitting veterans free. “Tonight, we had the 101st from Fort Campbell, who gratefully came out and …

Story and photos by Mamie Lomax / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The sky was colored various shades of gray as the clouds hung low. The wind blew rather harshly, and the chilly air sent shivers down my spine; it was a trademark October day, and I couldn’t think of a better place to spend it than in …

President McPhee announced Wednesday that MTSU’s new Veterans and Military Family Center will be named for legendary country music entertainer Charlie Daniels and his wife, Hazel, according to a press release. McPhee surprised the couple with the honor at a private dinner Tuesday night at his residence on campus. This comes after Daniels’ and his manager …

Writers Corps meeting

Photos by Michael Patton // Staff Photographer A group of roughly 10 people with one very prominent connection meet in a small room in Peck Hall. Their purpose? To help each other better tell their complex, yet important, stories. The Writers Corps brings together veterans and others with close ties to the military to discuss …