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Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines The North Texas Mean Green (14-11, 7-5) gave the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-5, 12-1) all they could handle on Saturday. The Mean Green benefited from sophomore guard Roosevelt Smart’s monster night, as he made seemingly everything in a 32-point effort. It wasn’t enough, however, as the Blue …

Story by Delaney Dickey / Contributing Writer  This past weekend, the fantasy-thriller film “Winchester” debuted in theaters. Being a scary movie buff, I was particularly excited to see it; however, it proved to be just another mediocre horror film. The film is set in 1906 and is based on true events. It covers the eccentric Winchester …

Photo by David Chamberlain / MTSU Sidelines The Middle Tennessee Lady Raiders (15-9, 7-4) won a nail-biting contest against the Florida International Lady Panthers (6-18, 3-8) by a final score of 63-59 on Saturday evening. The Lady Raiders scored 28 points in the first half of the game, and shot 29.4 percent (10-34) from the …

Photo and story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer A crowd of curious locals surrounded the Murfreesboro courthouse Friday night, eager to encounter Chinese culture. You guessed it; February’s Murfreesboro Art Crawl focused on celebrating the Chinese New Year, and in doing so it featured a team of Dragon Dancers and intimate Chinese art. With 2018 …

Photo and story by Hannah Adams / Contributing Writer On Thursday, the Murfreesboro City Council held a meeting at City Hall to discuss the strategies involved in hiring a new city manager. Since former City Manager Rob Lyons’ resignation back in December, the seat has remained open. City Councilman Rick LaLance, Kirt Wade, Eddie Smotherman and Bill …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Guest speakers for “MTSU Raiderthon” spoke about their family’s story, and four new resolutions were brought up for discussion at MTSU’s Student Government Association meeting on Thursday. After the roll call, several guests were introduced to speak to SGA members. Kristen Perry, an MTSU alumna and founder of Raiderthon, introduced husband and …