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Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  Timeline by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor  On Saturday, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defeated the Missouri Tigers in a 51-45 shootout to give Rick Stockstill his first win over a Power 5 school since 2012 (Georgia Tech) and his fourth such win overall. For Missouri fans, it …

On Sunday, an air conditioning unit complication caused a fire at the MTSU Recreation Center pool, resulting in a mid-day pool closure. According to the on-duty floor supervisor at the center, Jacob Bailey, the complication was “handled accordingly.” It is unclear as to the exact effect of the technical malfunction that would have caused the …

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The Missouri University School of Journalism preemptively tweeted to its students about staying objective in their game coverage when the Mizzou Tigers were to “stomp all over” the Blue Raiders during Saturday’s game. Unfortunately for the team, MTSU spoiled the MU homecoming with a 51-45 win. But the SoJ took an even bigger loss as …

Vape shops are like the new Walgreens: there seems to be a shop selling the electronic cigarettes on every corner. In Murfreesboro alone, there are 16 vape stores; in Nashville, there are at least 37. They are quickly becoming a hangout equivalent to bars or hookah lounges, as they’re a popular spot for groups to …

Story by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor and Rusty Ellis / Assistant Sports Editor While the Middle Tennessee Blue Raider football team is off to its best start since 2001, the school continues to do better than other athletic departments in one important off-the-field statistic. Namely, the department has a clean history with minimal incidents …

By Ashley Coker / Staff Writer The number of students visiting college counseling centers has increased 29.6 percent over the last six years, according to a 2015 report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH). The CCMH, housed at Penn State University, collected data from 139 college counseling centers across the country during the …