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President Sidney McPhee accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the Blue Raiders vs. Tigers game Saturday night after answering the challenge from Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland. The Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised over $100 million in the last month, according to Forbes, was started by the ALS Association to raise money for research for the …

Walker Library will throw a zombie party for all students at the library’s first Week of Welcome event Monday, Sept. 1, according to Kristen Keene, library specialist. This will be the first semester MTSU has had a Week of Welcome event on Labor Day weekend, but Keene said the university is trying to reach more students …

MTSU’s annual Student Government Association Fight Song Competition was held Thursday night in the Student Union Commons. Teams of student organizations were asked to combine costumes, dances, songs and chants into a choreographed routine that must include MTSU’s Fight Song in the performance. To go along with the Week of Welcome theme of “Welcome to the Big Leagues,” teams …

The designation of where students who commute may park on campus has changed this semester. Six lots near residence halls that had previously been designated as green are now designated for students living on campus, who are given red parking passes. “In previous semesters, only Womack, Scarlett, and The Row were reserved for residents,” said …

In an effort to comply with the Affordable Care Act, MTSU and other Tennessee Board of Regents schools will no longer allow part-time employees to accept multiple work assignments from the university. “This means a student hired as an RA can only work as an RA and cannot also work as an hourly student worker.  …

An MTSU Student reported a sexual assault last night in an unidentified campus building after the first day of classes, according to a press release by the university. The female student reported the assault to employees at Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital. Those caregivers reported the student’s allegations to MTSU police, the release said. The student has not …