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Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines Story by Imaan Malik / Contributing Writer In July 2014, DKNY released a Ramadan collection designed specifically for Muslim women. Two months later, rising modeling star Mariah Idrissi was hired as H&M’s first hijab-wearing model. In January 2016, Nura Afia became the first Muslim ambassador for Cover Girl, …

Photos and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Residents from all over Murfreesboro on Friday afternoon came to see how the City Square prepared for the “White Lives Matter” rally, which is set to happen Saturday afternoon. Businesses on the square took to boarding up their windows to protect their storefronts in case of …

Photo and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University participated in a Drug Take Back Day on Thursday, allowing local residents and students to safely dispose of any of their old prescription medication. The event was sponsored by Rutherford County’s Drug Enforcement Administration and hosted by MTSU Health Promotions and the MTSU …

A Murfreesboro Police officer responded on Wednesday to a reported armed robbery at The Vie apartment complex on Wenlon Drive while working off-duty security. Around 9:31 p.m. the officer was flagged down by a resident who said he and his friend had been followed into an apartment by a male subject who discharged a handgun …

Photo by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines Widely seen as one of the most defining characteristics of Nashville, hot chicken restaurants are a frequently debated hot topic in Middle Tennessee, and they represent a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Hot chicken was created by Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack, and intense discussions pit Prince’s …

Photo and story by Emma Benjamin / Contributing Writer  “These Hands Donut Hurt” was an event held by the MTSU Alpha Chi Omega sorority chapter Wednesday to raise money and awareness for victims of domestic abuse during Domestic Violence Awareness month. The event, held in the Student Union Building, involved sorority members selling donuts and …