By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer EL PASO, Texas – A strong second half performance wasn’t enough to secure a come-from-behind win as Middle Tennessee (12-10, 5-4 C-USA) suffered an 83-70 defeat to UTEP at Don Haskins Arena. The Blue Raiders struggled on both sides of the ball and trailed 45-33 with 1:13 left in the …

By Tristan Jones//Contributing Writer MTSU’s College of Mass Communication hosted a student organization fair on Thursday to allow students to a chance to get to know more about the groups and opportunities available. Every semester the college hosts an organization fair to give students the opportunity to learn more about organizations related to their department. The organizations that …

By Rickey Fuquay, Jr.//Contributing Writer MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee (13-5, 7-1 C-USA) used a dominating run down the stretch to rout the University of Texas-San Antonio by a final score of 73-53. It was a tight ball game in the beginning, as the Blue Raiders and the Roadrunners (9-11, 4-4 C-USA) were tied at …

MTSU students affiliated with the university’s Honors College helped residents of the Adam’s Place Assisted Living Facility in Murfreesboro learn to use devices such as iPads and laptops on Wednesday afternoon. The students served cake and refreshments and chatted with the residents before walking them through how to use their iPads and iPhones. Check out …

By Zac Leonard// Contributing Writer With all of the hype behind Clint Eastwood’s new film American Sniper, many forget where the story actually came from: the autobiography. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle wrote American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History about his four tours in Iraq and proved that his talents expand …

Music journalist Billy Mazor, left, discusses the impact of music publisher Ralph Peer with Director of the Center for Popular Music Gregory Reish,right, on Monday, Jan. 26, 2014 in the College of Education. Mazor is the author of "Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music." (John Connor Coulston / MTSU Sidelines)

By Ethan Clark, Contributing Writer  Music writer and historian Barry Mazor gave a lecture Monday evening  on music publisher Ralph Peer, a man who is credited for creating the modern music industry. Promoting his new book Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music, Mazor spoke to students and faculty in the College of …