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Photo and story by Gerardo Palacios / Contributing Writer Death drops, rollerblading, backflips and more took place in the Keathley University Center Wednesday night during a Holiday Drag Show co-sponsored by MT Lambda and MT Spare. Meanwhile, tips were collected throughout the night for the Little Raiders Fund.  “This is actually not the first time …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting in the area of Destiny Drive on Tuesday at approximately 10:25 p.m. Upon arrival, police made contact with a witness who stated that she heard a shot fired near the Kroger on Lascassas Pike. A second witness stated that they heard a gun being fired near Journey Drive. Upon further …

Photo and story by Erin Cooper / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s ROTC program held their bi-annual award ceremony on Tuesday in the Keathley University Center Theater to award members for their exceptional performance skills, high grades and strong leadership qualities. Cadets who were honored lined up onstage, stood at attention and held their heads high as they …

Photo and story by Michael Aldrich / Contributing Writer U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at Oakland High School in Murfreesboro on Wednesday as a part of her first official visit to Tennessee since being appointed to her position in February. Out of more than 1,700 public schools in 143 districts across Tennessee, she …

The Murfreesboro Police Department issued a press release, in which an aggravated rape and robbery was detailed and the suspect’s sketch was displayed, on Thursday. The release states that, on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at approximately 1 p.m., the crime occurred in the area of Sunset Avenue in Murfreesboro. The victim stated to police that a man …

Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Free HIV testing was offered to all MTSU students on campus Tuesday inside the Student Union Building. The free tests were provided by Nashville CARES, an organization that works to end the spread of HIV and AIDS in Middle Tennessee.  The quick “cheek-swab” was said to …