Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor  / MTSU Sidelines Archive  After a rigorous hearing in the William R. Snodgrass Building in Nashville on Friday, the Tennessee Historical Commission voted to deny MTSU’s request to rename Forrest Hall. The petition, originally submitted 17 months ago, would have been the last step in a nearly three-year process to …

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation responded to Murfreesboro late Wednesday afternoon after a Rutherford County Sherriff’s Office deputy shot and injured 54-year-old Jeffery Underhill. According to TBI Public Information Officer Susan Niland, the shooting occurred around 3 p.m. in a driveway on Springs Road after a “physical altercation” between Underhill and the deputy.   Middle …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  A virtually empty wallet, a desperate Facebook post and a random act of kindness brought together Lindsey Elkins, Jade Peppers and the MTSU class of 2018 in an unexpected way over the weekend. “To the person that has my wallet and keys… If you took it on purpose, …

Photo courtesy of  Facebook / The Justin Reed Show Every Thursday morning, before most students wake up and before many have even gone to sleep, MTSU graduate student Justin Reed begins preparing for his weekly radio show. The Justin Reed Show, the only country music show in  Murfreesboro,  has been broadcasting live on 88.3 WMTS, …

Sports

The Missouri University School of Journalism preemptively tweeted to its students about staying objective in their game coverage when the Mizzou Tigers were to “stomp all over” the Blue Raiders during Saturday’s game. Unfortunately for the team, MTSU spoiled the MU homecoming with a 51-45 win. But the SoJ took an even bigger loss as …

While it’s logical for me to write about the danger of drugs due to the content of this edition, there’s a bigger problem looming over people our age that we need to talk about: voting. Early voting ends Nov. 3 and, by the time this newspaper lands on the rack, there will only 12 days …