Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines U.S. Senate candidates Phil Bredesen and Marsha Blackburn engaged in a heated battle of diverging ideologies where they disputed policy and their positions on key national issues during their first debate at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, Tuesday night. Since the debate, many news organizations have noted the …

Photo courtesy of Thomas Hawk / Flickr Story by Anh Le / Contributing Writer Meredith Dye, an MTSU assistant professor of sociology, gave a speech about the fears and expectations from women released from long prison sentences in the James Union Building on Thursday. Dye conducted a long-term research project in three prisons in Georgia. …

Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer MTSU held its 20th annual Tunnel of Love event to spread awareness for sexually-transmitted diseases and infections on Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the ballroom of the Student Union Building. MTSU’s students and faculty were able to tour the room and view the effects of unprotected sex. …

Photo courtesy of J. Intintoli / MTSU MTSU officials broke ground Tuesday morning for the construction of a new building that will house three disciplines in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. MTSU President Sidney McPhee and other university officials were joined by state Reps. Tim Rudd and Dawn White and Murfreesboro City Councilman Eddie Smotherman for …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Police Murfreesboro Police are investigating a bank robbery on Monday that could be linked to the robbery of a different bank earlier this month, according to a media release from the Murfreesboro Police Department. Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a call of a robbery at the U.S. Bank on Old Fort …

Photos and story by Sarah Dixon-Morgan / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro artists gathered at Old Fort Park for the Greenway Art Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to display and sell original artwork for the community. Some of the features of the event were live music, food, dancing, face painting and …