The Forrest Hall Task Force met on Thursday night to discuss the potential name change of MTSU’s ROTC building. This was the first deliberation meeting of the committee following the three open forums held for community input since November. Chairman Derek Frisby asked the committee to avoid debating “good Forrest vs. bad Forrest,” and to …

MTSU president Sidney McPhee responded on Friday to a list of demands made by the MTSU Talented Tenth after the final Forrest Hall forum. After the forum on March 24, members of the Talented Tenth marched to McPhee’s house, making the following demands: We demand that President Sidney A. McPhee formally and personally apologize to the …

Photos by Olivia Ladd//Assistant Lifestyles Editor On Thursday night, the Forrest Hall Task Force met in the KUC theatre to hear voices from organizations at the final forum to discuss the name change of Forrest Hall. Since the controversy sparked in June, students, faculty and alumni have protested the name of MTSU’s military science building, citing Forrest’s …

MTSU students, faculty, alumni and organizations have protested the name of Forrest Hall off-and-on for the last half century. Most recently, the issue became relevant on campus in the summer of 2015 after Confederate imagery was brought to the forefront by a shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. June 17, 2015: A mass shooting took place …

Super Tuesday resulted in big wins for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in most states, including Tennessee and Rutherford County. However, within Rutherford County there was a distinct difference in how those around campus voted. Precinct-by-precinct, it’s clear that MTSU students were “feeling the Bern,” as Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in precinct 17-1 …

As the Tennessee primary numbers are reported, we will be updating both the Democratic and Republican numbers. So far, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are leading drastically. Republican (Statewide) Democratic (Statewide)  Republican (Rutherford County)  Democratic (Rutherford County)   For more news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at @Sidelines_News. To contact News Editor Amanda …