Arts & Culture

As spring arrives each year, activists against sexual assault spring into action at MTSU.

Several events are planned for April 13-17 on campus in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

T-shirts bearing messages of sexual assault survivors will be displayed in the Student Union in the traditional Clothesline Project throughout the week.

— MTSU’s 15th Annual MTSU Student Film Festival is underway this week to celebrate student filmmakers, culminating in a special public awards ceremony set Friday, April 10, in the university’s Student Union Video Theater.

At Friday’s ceremony, set to begin at 7 p.m. in the second-floor theater, festival organizers will recognize the top three student participants and then screen their films. 

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than 200,000 people are expected to make the trip to Columbia for the annual Mule Day celebration that goes through April 12. And while much of the focus will be on the role they have played in agriculture, Tennessee mules have been a valued wartime resource for much of the nation's history.

Alumni and friends of MTSU have many event options for the fourth annual Alumni Spring Weekend Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, across campus and several off-campus venues.

Now in its fourth year, Alumni Spring Weekend is held to let alumni, their families and MTSU friends return for a weekend of campus activities and discover the university’s growth.

He was a major cog in “The Big Red Machine” of the 1970s, contributing to two World Series victories for the Cincinnati Reds.

Ken Griffey Sr. will deliver the luncheon address Friday, April 3, at the 20th annual Baseball in Literature and Culture Conference. The luncheon will begin at noon in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building.