A nationwide tour of photography, sculpture and painting by young artists with disabilities opened Monday evening at MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery. “In/finite Earth” features work from fifteen artists between the ages of 16 and 25 with disorders like dyslexia and autism. The pieces “illuminate [the artists’] innovative viewpoints at the intersection of environmentalism, creativity and disability,” according to …

The MTSU Lady Raiders soccer team beat Murray State Racers 1-0 in overtime on Friday night. In the first half, Murray lead in posession. Although the Raiders offense struggled to make it down field, the defense, lead by keeper Kelsey Brouwer blocked seven corner kicks and a shot on goal, keeping them in the game. After …

Local firemen will climb 110 flights of stairs this weekend to honor those who died in the September 11 attacks 13 years ago. During the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s fifth annual stair climb, 343 local firemen will climb the same number as those on duty during the attacks. The memorial is different than most because the participating firemen …

MTSU’s tech department issued an email last Thursday afternoon in regards to internet slowness due to a wiring project around campus. The department addresses the problem as, “a substantial increase in demand for Internet connectivity throughout the day and evening,” the email explains, “Part of this increase is due to the completion of a project …

The Rutherford County Judicial Building was evacuated due to a gas leak after a strong smell was reported in the building around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. Rutherford County police received a call about building employees having minor symptoms after coming in contact with the mail. Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue,  Murfreesboro Police, Rutherford County …

The MTSU Honors College kicked off this semester’s series of lectures with a speech on Mississippi novelist Eudora Welty by Vanderbilt English professor Michael Kreyling. Honors College Associate Dean Philip Phillips described the series’ theme by saying “consider the role of space and place in the creative imagination.” A scholar of Southern literature from the …