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Photo by Tanner Dedmon / Managing Editor MTSU was issued the poorest rating for student free-speech rights by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, also known as, FIRE, on Nov. 1. FIRE is a non-profit organization with the mission to defend the individual rights of students on college campuses. According to FIRE’s website, the rights that the …

Photo by David Taylor / Sidelines Archive A watch party for the 2016 presidential election will be held in the lobby of the Media and Entertainment Building on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. for all MTSU students to attend while waiting to hear the election results. The event will be hosted by MT SGA, MTSU SPARE, …

MTSU Police responded to a simple assault and verbal dispute between an “Open-Air” preacher and a student in the Student Union Commons area on Oct. 26 around 2 p.m. According to the statement to police made by the student involved in the assault, he noticed the preacher, John McGlone, inside the Student Union Building during the event …

Murfreesboro Police responded to an aggravated sexual assault that occurred on Greenland Drive at approximately 12:30 a.m. Saturday night. An MTSU student was leaving a party at 920 Greenland Drive when a male wearing a gray hoodie and khaki pants approached her vehicle and held a knife to the victim’s throat. While continuing to hold the blade …

One of the two air conditioning units within the MTSU Recreation Center pool had a pipe burst on Sunday afternoon causing the area to be evacuated and the pool to be closed for the remainder of the day. The copper elbow responsible for the heating and cooling of the pool ruptured, releasing around 100 pounds …

On Sunday, an air conditioning unit complication caused a fire at the MTSU Recreation Center pool, resulting in a mid-day pool closure. According to the on-duty floor supervisor at the center, Jacob Bailey, the complication was “handled accordingly.” It is unclear as to the exact effect of the technical malfunction that would have caused the …