The WeMatter Suicide Prevention Movement visited MTSU Thursday to educate students on ways to recognize the warning signs of suicide within their social circles. WeMatter is partnered with the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network and works to spread suicide awareness across the state. A few MTSU students shared their thoughts and personal experiences with suicide and …

MTSU, Middle Tennessee Boulevard, Amanda Freuler, Construction

Photo by Amanda Freuler // News Editor MTSU and the city of Murfreesboro will meet on campus for a public discussion on Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. to talk about the ongoing Middle Tennessee Boulevard construction project. The event will take place at the MT Center inside the Sam H. Ingram Building located on the corner …

Photo by J. Intintoli // MTSU Photographer MTSU will have a separate ceremony for graduate students as a part of a new tradition beginning with May’s commencement ceremony. Students earning doctorate, master’s and education degrees will have their ceremony on Friday, May 6, at 3 p.m. in Murphy Center. Special recognition will be given to doctoral students with …

MTSU’s Health Promotion department will be hosting several workshops from Monday to Thursday as a part of Sexual Responsibility Week 2016. On Monday, the “Connection Strength: Plugging into Healthy Relationships” workshop hosted by health educator Hannah Powell will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. This workshop will look at all relationships, from friendships to romantic …

MTSU Solar Trash Compactor

Photo by Austin Lewis // Staff Photographer Brandon Lewis, MTSU senior and member of Students for Environmental Action, has implemented and successfully created a plan for installing two solar-powered trash compactors on campus. Lewis became involved in Students for Environmental Action during the fall of 2013. “I have always been environmentally conscious, so I ran …

A scheduled power outage will affect multiple campus buildings Sunday, according to an MTSU release. The outage is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Satellite Chilling Plant, the Dyslexia Center and Project HELP (Ann Campbell Center). The Dyslexia Center will continue to run on a generator. While those are the only buildings scheduled to lose power, there is a …