Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Months after the Tennessee Historical Commission denied MTSU’s request to rename Forrest Hall, MTSU President Sidney McPhee announced that the university would not be fighting the decision. On Wednesday, McPhee released a statement via email regarding the state of Forrest Hall, a building on the MTSU …

Photo courtesy of Geoffrey Cheruiyot / Facebook Former MTSU student Geoffrey Cheruiyot died after being involved in a car crash on I-40 in Newport, Tennessee, on Thursday morning at approximately 1:33 a.m., according to reports by the Daily News Journal. Cheruiyot was 24 years old at the time of his death and had graduated from MTSU …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Update: According to the Daily News Journal, Cassidy Ganey is a recent MTSU graduate. She graduated earlier this month with a bachelor’s degree in education. She just finished student teaching in a fifth-grade classroom at Cedar Grove Elementary School in La Vergne. A shooting that occurred on Rivercrest Drive …

Photo courtesy of the Murfreesboro Police Department Murfreesboro Police arrested a homicide suspect, identified as Brandon Robichaud, 28, on Tuesday at approximately 9:30 a.m. at InTown Suites on Old Fort Parkway. According to an MPD press release, officers responded to a call of a man sitting in the roadway on West Main Street near Bridge Avenue. …

Photo by Steve Barnum / MTSU Sidelines Archive The May 1 Rutherford County primaries are over, and with 28 out of 28 precincts reporting, the results have been released by the Rutherford County Election Commission. The primary polls closed at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The general election will be held on Aug. 2, and the last …

Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines Archive In the face of social and political crossroads, thousands of young citizens have decided to make their voices heard in recent years. Between the Women’s Marches, the “MeToo” movement and the recent protests for stricter gun laws in America, a surplus of causes has been created by …