Football: Duke whitewashes Blue Raiders in Black Out Game 41-18

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Photos: Ridenour Rehearsal Studios gets back into the groove with the bluelight sessions

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Album review: The Lumineers create a staggering cinematic album with “III”

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Review: MTSU hosts “In Process: A Creative Writing Event Series” with John Hoppenthaler

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News from MTSU, Murfreesboro and Rutherford County


On September 3, the Middle Tennessee State University Police were made aware of a rape that occurred on campus within the first two weeks of class. According to the MTPD media log, the victim did not wish to file a police report. No further details regarding the case are expected. According to the 2018 Annual …

Photo and story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer The American Association for University Women, an organization that works for the education, financial and research equity for women, hosted their coffee and conversation event in the MTSU Walker Library on Wednesday for current and prospective members. Members of the Murfreesboro branch spoke about the values …

Photo and story by Mitchell Casteel / Contributing Writer MTSU held its fifth annual 9/11 remembrance on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Miller Education Center. This year’s guest speakers were the senior advisor for veterans’ initiatives and retired Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber, Murfreesboro Mayor and MTSU alumnus Shane McFarland, executive director with Tennessee …

In honor of the 18th Anniversary of 9/11, MTSU Sidelines has asked for the members of the MTSU Community to share their memories of where they were on that fateful day. Below are quotes from current students, alumni, and parents, photos from MTSU faculty member Nathan Wahl, and features articles from the September 12, 2001 …

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Music, Arts, Culture


Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer This season’s first installment of the Bluelight Sessions at Ridenour Rehearsal Studios was jam-packed full of music and energy Thursday night as MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment fraternity, Omega Delta Psi, hosted the event. MC’s Miranda Renzi and Stella London, who are members of ODP, introduced the …

Photo Courtesy of Udiscovermusic Story by Savannah Odeneal/Contributing Writer The Lumineers, an American Folk-Rock band, dropped their third album Friday. The band has  previously released two albums– “The Lumineers” in 2012 and “Cleopatra” in 2016– to stunning acclaim. The Lumineers performed at Tennessee’s very own music festival, Bonnaroo, this past summer where they played a …

Photo and Story by Naffie Njie/Contributing Writer Author and poet John Hoppenthaler spoke about his creative process and what drives his writing, and read selected poetry to a group of students and faculty Thursday. His lecture is one in a series of MTSU’s creative writing events entitled, “In Process: A Creative Writing Event Series,” held …