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Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (6-5) fell to the University of Southern California Lady Trojans (9-1) by a score of 72-57 in the opening game of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Holiday Classic on Tuesday night. Despite recovering from an early deficit, Middle Tennessee couldn’t overcome 19 …

Photo courtesy of the City of Murfreesboro Murfreesboro’s City Council unanimously settled on a separation agreement on Monday from resigning City Manager Rob Lyons, paying a total of $95,810 in severance pay. According to the agreement, Lyons will receive his regular pay, which includes a full bi-weekly paycheck of $6,685 and a partial bi-weekly paycheck of …

Photo and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Katie Foss, an associate professor in the School of Journalism at Middle Tennessee State University, has put 10 years of research into her new book, “Breastfeeding and Media: Exploring Conflicting Discourses That Threaten Public Health.”  The book looks at the portrayal of breastfeeding in media, such …

With the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” old and new fans alike once again find themselves split down the seam when it comes to the franchise’s newest entry. While many believe that the previous entry, “The Force Awakens,” borrowed a little too much from the saga’s roots, fans are now experiencing a variety …

Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines At the start of the 2017-18 season, the Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders jumped out to their first 4-0 start since 1995 and were clicking on all cylinders. Since then however, they have gone 2-4 with losses against Ole Miss, Georgia Tech and Louisville. For a mid-major school, each …