Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive One person is dead and another is in critical condition after two shootings Wednesday evening, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department media release. Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a call at 5:47 p.m. of a gunshot victim at a residence on Old Lascassas Road. Upon arrival, police …

Photo courtesy of Geoffrey Cheruiyot / Facebook Recently graduated MTSU alumnus Geoffrey Cheruiyot died in the early morning hours of May 31 after being involved in a car crash in East Tennessee. The 23-year-old was a co-worker, an athlete and a friend among many MTSU students and faculty.  “He always had a smile on his face. …

Photo by Chris Curtis / MTSU Sidelines Archive Indiana’s Valparaiso University and MTSU have entered into a “non-binding letter of intent” for the transfer of Valparaiso’s American Bar Association-accredited law school to MTSU’s campus in Murfreesboro, according to a press release. The release underlines that discussions for this transfer are in the preliminary stages. It also …

Update at 4:52 p.m. on June 18, 2018: Sidelines originally reported that the grant amount was $287 million. The correct amount is $278 million. Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday for their quarterly meeting, where they announced that MTSU’s mechatronics program will be receiving a $278 million software …

Photo courtesy of the City of Murfreesboro The Murfreesboro City Council officially named City Attorney Craig Tindall to serve as the new city manager on Tuesday, according to a press release from the council. The news comes after former City Manager Rob Lyons’ resignation with severance pay in December 2017. The city council has since actively …

Police found four people dead inside the bedroom of a home on the 1100 block of Rivercrest Drive in the Walter Hill community after receiving a call of gunshots fired around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, according to a News Channel 5 report. Among the dead were two unidentified men and two unidentified women. The gun used …