Photo and Story by Connor Burnard / Contributing Writer As part of women’s history month, MTSU hosted a presentation Thursday afternoon sponsored by the American Association of University Women called “Start Smart,” given by lecturer L’Oreal Stephens in the Business and Aerospace Building. Stephens, who teaches communication studies and organizational communication at MTSU and is a …

An MTSU student and former Kappa Sigma fraternity pledge has been released from his pledgeship after accusations of sexually assaulting an MTSU sophomore. On March 23, the sophomore reported the alleged assault to Murfreesboro Police. She claimed that she attended a party at the MTSU Kappa Sigma fraternity house on February 7. The sophomore reported that …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting of one victim at College Grove Apartments on Lascasses Pike Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, an officer made contact with the victim who had a gunshot wound in his abdomen. The officer established a crime scene and blocked off the surrounding area. Emergency Medical Services then arrived on the scene to transport …

Photo Courtesy of Facebook / Darren Sirikoun Darren Sirikoun, an MTSU student and a member of MTSU’s Phi Kappa Tau, died on Saturday evening due to complications with a strain of pneumonia. Sirikoun, a junior studying psychology, was admitted to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital on Tuesday, two days before his 22nd birthday. He is survived by …

Update: Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed Thursday morning that the mortars were live  Murfreesboro Police responded to a backpack containing possible explosives that was found at Ashwood Cove Apartments on North Tennessee Boulevard near a trash compactor Wednesday morning. Upon arrival, the officers found that the backpack contained several mortar rounds and a training hand grenade. The THP Bomb …

Photo Courtesy of the College of Media and Entertainment A presentation meant to encourage students to take advantage of the free New York Times subscription offered by MTSU will take place in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on March 29th. The presentation, sponsored by the College of Media and Entertainment, will include a student …