“What’s funny is that I wasn’t too involved,” says Andrew George with a smile, referring to his first year at MTSU. It’s funny because George, 22, a senior marketing major from Smyrna, is saying this from behind a tidy desk that furnishes his own office on the third floor of the Student Union Building. It’s …

Homecoming at MTSU will take place October 18, coinciding with the Blue Riders’ game against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers. “Homecoming is really just a welcome back for all MTSU’s alumni,” said Gabrielle Woodland, the Student Government Association’s Vice President of Campus Relations. She called the college tradition “one of the first huge …

The designation of where students who commute may park on campus has changed this semester. Six lots near residence halls that had previously been designated as green are now designated for students living on campus, who are given red parking passes. “In previous semesters, only Womack, Scarlett, and The Row were reserved for residents,” said …

In an effort to comply with the Affordable Care Act, MTSU and other Tennessee Board of Regents schools will no longer allow part-time employees to accept multiple work assignments from the university. “This means a student hired as an RA can only work as an RA and cannot also work as an hourly student worker.  …

Nearly 80,000 people will converge on Manchester, Tenn., this week for the 13th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.(Craig Sanders/MTSU Sidelines).

By Max Smith and Daniel Jansouzian Sidelines News Editors The city of Manchester  can expect its population to swell by a factor of eight this weekend as the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival returns to the Coffee County city for its 13th year. Eighty-thousand music fans are expected to converge from around the world …