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Two of the four lion sculptures on display outside the MTSU University Honors college in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

One of the six lion statues that decorate the walkways of the University Honors College has been missing since May 6, according to MTSU police. The stone sculpture is a member of a set of identical lions and is valued at about $300. The set was donated to the college by its dean, Dr. John …

By Mychal Wilson Staff Writer The ‘free printing services’ students receive will be cut starting the fall semester, according to the Information Technology Department. Under the new policy, each student will be allocated 320 black-and-white prints. After surpassing this limit, students will have to refill their cards. The balance of unspent prints will roll over …

By John Coulston Assistant A&E Editor With the SGA’s “546” plan raising student activities fees to help fund a “Signature Events” concert series passing by 73 percent , the question of how exactly the funds will be used still remains unknown. The fee increase will not go into effect until the Tennessee Board of Regents …

By Jonathon Austin Staff writer Jim Farrell, a field medic during the Vietnam War, held the head of Lt. John Fuqua, an MTSU alum as Fuqua drew his final breath on Jan. 31, 1966. Farrell was the last person to see the young officer alive, and though it was 48 years ago, he can still …

By Dylan Aycock Staff writer With the end of the spring semester in sight, students start to experience high anxiety and increased stress levels as the weight of final exams and projects bear down on them. The end of the semester means 10-page research papers, final reports and late-night study sessions at the library. During …

By E.R. West, Erin Barnes, Emily Austin and Quint Qualls Sidelines Staff Even though MTSU managed to improve its retention and graduation benchmarks for receiving more funding, the university will only receive a third of the projected new dollars. According to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s recommendation, MTSU should have received $4.2 million in funding. …