By Blake Jennings, Staff Writer U2 is a band that has been on the verge of musical self-satire for a while now. Bono especially has always seemed keenly aware of the caricature that people have carved out for him—as that flag-waving, purple-shades-wearing, philanthropic mast-head of excessive arena-rock and self-importance. U2 has always suffered from taking …

BY LINDSAY BUCHANAN MTSU Freshmen volunteered their Friday to feed Rutherford County homeless children in a “Freshman Day of Service” event hosted by the Student Government Association on Sept. 12. Students prepared personalized “snack packs” of foods like applesauce, juice boxes and crackers. The bags of food will be distributed to homeless children in the 46 …

MTSU Blue Raiders won a triple overtime game on Saturday night against Western Kentucky University. The final score was 50-47.

By: Sarah Taylor and Maranda Faris One person was injured in a shooting near East Main Street early Sunday morning. Campus police said on Sunday morning that they were not investigating the event because it was an off-campus location. However, students reported a heavy police presence around campus that night. The victim said he was …

In front of 24,911 fans, the eighth largest in school history, Austin Grammer and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-1) used three overtimes to earn a tough 50-47 victory over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. MT quarterback Austin Grammer led the charge for the Blue Raiders, completing 17 of his 28 pass attempts for 218 yards …

By Mark Priddy, Contributing Writer Blue Raider Volleyball took home their second victory this season having narrowly defeated the Belmont Bruins in what turned out to be a five-set match on Saturday night. It was a close beginning and concluded with Middle Tennessee losing the first set. The Blue Raiders fought to hold on but …