The new logo for the state of Tennessee, as announced by Channel 4 WSMV, has spurred debate amongst Tennessee residents and led to the creation of the hashtag #savethetristar on Twitter. Since the news broke earlier today, Tennesseans have taken to social media to voice their complaints and even began a petition to strike down the …

MTSU faculty and alumni and the university’s Center for Cedar Glade Studies play prominent roles in the operation of the 38th annual Elsie Quarterman Wildlife Festival Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at Cedars of Lebanon State Park. The event is free and open to the public. The park is located just off U.S. Highway 231, …

Two victims of a shooting that occurred at University Gables apartments early Sunday morning have been identified as MTSU students. Dartavious Brittenum, 19, and Travious Miller, 19, received multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday. Both are listed under the MTSU student directory as freshman. Brittenum and Miller were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center via Lifeflight …

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2014 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ report earlier today. The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state. Some of the report’s findings include: Overall, reported incidents dropped in the Group A (counted by offenses) category by 2.4% and by 2.5% in the Group B …

Two shooting victims were rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital with critical injuries after a shooting off South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro early Sunday morning, according to a release by WSMV. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. at the University Gables apartments, Public Information Officer Kyle Evans for the Murfreesboro Police Department told WSMV. Police have no suspects …