Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  Five months ago, MTSU President Sidney McPhee signed a non-binding letter of intent to transfer the Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana to Murfreesboro. The proposed new MTSU School of Law would become the region’s first public law school. News of the possible move was reported by …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Murfreesboro man was arrested on Friday night after allegedly killing his father at their Brookrun Road home, according to a press release from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. The release states that officers responded to a domestic assault call on Brookrun Road. Officers then located and arrested …

A 17-year-old Murfreesboro student was arrested and charged with two felony counts of making false reports Thursday after publishing threatening posts on social media. An Instagram post surfaced Thursday afternoon and threatened to “kill these people at Riverdale High School.” The post specified that the crime would occur at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday. The author …

Video by Andrew Wigdor / Editor-in-Chief and Caleb Revill / News Editor U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn traveled to MTSU Wednesday to speak with Sidelines about the issues she hopes to address if elected. Blackburn, a Republican, has served as the U.S. representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district since 2003. Last year, she announced her …

Photo courtesy of MTSU MTSU has announced that the gubernatorial forum that was to take place on Sept. 20 on campus has been canceled due to scheduling conflicts for the candidates. The free event was supposed to be moderated by veteran television journalist and former WTVF-TV lead anchor Chris Clark, who is an adjunct professor …

Photo by Devon Arnold / MTSU Sidelines Archive  For the first time in the university’s history, MTSU will allow the sale of alcohol at Saturday’s home football game in Floyd Stadium, creating a shift in the overall game-day experience and security. The new allowance stems from the passing of House Bill 2275/Senate Bill 2111, which …