Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines On Monday, March 4, Gov. Bill Lee presented his State of the State address, in which he outlined his priorities for his time in office and the proposed 2019-20 budget. Following the speech, MTSU President Sidney McPhee released an analysis of the budget in regards to how Lee’s …

Graphic by DeAnna Black / MTSU Sidelines As the city of Murfreesboro continues to expand and evolve, officials say that unintended consequences come with the changing landscape. Namely, as the population of ‘boro dwellers grows, as does the homeless issue in the city. Bill Kraus, the executive director of the Housing, Health and Human Services …

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr Last week, a controversial report from BuzzFeed News sparked and renewed talks of impeachment for sitting President Donald Trump. The report alleged that Trump had instructed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress regarding negotiations to build a tower in Moscow. The article attributed knowledge of …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a call regarding an unresponsive person in the wooded area adjacent to the railroad tracks near the Patterson Avenue and Old Salem Road intersection at approximately 6 p.m. on Thursday. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female, who was deceased. The women’s cause of death and identity are unknown at this …

Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Let me start by saying this: For the entirety of my adult life (which admittedly isn’t too long), I’ve had a passion for watching and talking about movies. And, 2018 is definitely the best year for movies that I have lived through. Just based on the great difficulty I experienced …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News MTSU’s Board of Trustees approved a new employment contract for President Sidney McPhee and greatly expanded the university’s Regional Scholars Program in its quarterly meeting Tuesday in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street. The contract, which the trustees discussed in a special called meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27, calls …