Donna Nelson, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Oklahoma and the science advisor for Breaking Bad, took the stage at MTSU’s Tucker Theater Thursday evening to discuss her contributions to the show. The second keynote speaker in MTSU’s “Breaking Bad week,” Nelson was funny and engaging as she spoke about her time working …

J. Mascis, the singer and guitarist for early 90’s Massachusetts indie rock legends Dinosaur Jr., played at Nashville’s Exit/In on Wednesday night. Australian folk duo Luluc picked up another set in support of Mascis after the scheduled opener, former Broken Social Scene frontman Kevin Drew, cancelled his tour for personal reasons. Songs mostly came from the pair’s most recent …

Campus police were notified on Tuesday, September 30 that a sexual assault had occurred on campus, according to the police department’s online crime log. Police were notified of the incident by a campus security authority, a person responsible under the Jeanne Clery Act for reporting crimes, who said that the victim did not wish to file …

Members of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority received several harassing text messages and Facebook messages on Saturday and Sunday, September 27-28,  according to an MTSU campus police report. Two members of the sorority told police that the unwanted messages began early Saturday morning through Facebook messages to more than 25 sisters, including alumni, pledge sisters and active …

DAVID WARREN, Associated Press LAURAN NEERGARD, Associated Press   DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area’s West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus. The unidentified man was critically ill …

A former TSA officer from Murfreesboro has been arrested on a multiple count felony indictment accusing him of secretly taking video of a female co-worker in a restroom at Nashville International Airport. Daniel Boykin, 33, of Meigs Drive, is being held on charges of unlawful photography, aggravated burglary, wiretapping, unlawful telephone recording and two computer crimes, …