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Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police Officer Jason McGriff was fired by Murfreesboro Police Chief Michael Bowen on Wednesday due to McGriff’s actions during a fatal highway crash in 2017. According to an MPD press release, the termination followed the review of “facts and circumstances” related to the crash, which took …

Photo courtesy of the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment Story by KeWana McCallum / Contributing Writer Chris Chivers, the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing, spoke to students about his experiences covering military conflicts overseas and his award-winning story, “The Fighter,” which he wrote for The New York Times Magazine, in …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting on Reid Avenue on Tuesday at approximately 8:11 p.m. Upon arrival, police made contact with the victim and homeowner. The victim stated that his house had been shot at. After further investigation, two bullet holes were found on the siding of the …

Photo and story by Daniel-Shaw Remeta / Contributing Writer  A lecture about media literacy was given by Peabody Award-winning investigative journalist Madeleine Baran Wednesday afternoon in the Keathley University Center Theater on campus.   The lecture, entitled “On the Frontline,” took a look at how investigative journalists go about digging into some of the most …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines MTSU representatives presented findings on the benefits of botanical research and hosted a tour for legislators at the Tennessee Center for Botanical Medicine Research in the MTSU Science Building on Monday. Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives Beth Harwell and Speaker Pro Tempore Curtis Johnson attended the …