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Photo by Chris Curtis / Sidelines Archive  Connor Ulrey / Sports Editor contributed to this story  MTSU released a report Monday, following a Title IX investigation of the athletics department, finding the university responsible for three equity and compliance violations. The university is required by Title IX to launch an investigation when equity complaints are …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Female professors at MTSU and across the state are paid significantly less than their male counterparts and are less likely to advance in rank. With the help of MTSU data journalism professor Ken Blake, Sidelines surveyed the most recent (March 2016) Tennessee Board of Regents salary numbers for …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Welcome back, and to those of you who are new here, welcome to MTSU! As this is the first edition of the semester and school year, I’d like to use this space for a mission statement of sorts. We are  MTSU’s daily digital news source and monthly news …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  MTSU President Sidney McPhee requested that the Tennessee Historical Commission change the name of Forrest Hall late Tuesday afternoon. The Commission will have to approve the name change by a two-thirds majority vote following changes made to the Tennessee Heritage Protection Act earlier this year. In his letter …

Photo courtesy of snowdenfilm.com *There will be spoilers, but if you’ve read the news since 2013, not really. “Snowden,” Oliver Stone’s film adaptation of Edward Snowden’s leak of government surveillance secrets, paints a bone-chillingly accurate picture of the underbelly of the American intelligence system. Carried by Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s uncanny portrayal of Snowden, strategic cinematography and the …

Despite the task force’s recommendation being endorsed by University President Sidney McPhee and the Tennessee Board of Regents, MTSU has not yet requested that the Tennessee Historical Commission approve a name change for Forrest Hall. Fourteen months after the fight to remove Forrest’s name from the campus ROTC building re-surged, the university has not yet …