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Photo by Samantha Hearn / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Ghaliah Almuyidi /Contributing Writer Rutherford County had over 40,000 more early votes in the 2018 midterm elections than it did in the 2014 midterm elections. Rutherford County Election Commission data shows that 65,956 people countywide voted in early election voting. In 2014, however, Rutherford County residents …

Photos and story by Reana Gibson / Contributing Writer Holocaust survivor and Mengele Twin Eva Mozes Kor spoke at MTSU on Tuesday morning. “Eva: A-7063,” a new documentary, was shown at the start of the lecture. The film centered on her journey from her time in Auschwitz to now and how much she has changed. …

Photo and story by Ariel Reiter / Contributing Writer The eighth annual blood-drive competition between Western Kentucky University and Middle Tennessee State University took place on Monday, Oct. 29 thru Wednesday, Oct. 31. The university with the most donations will receive the annual travel trophy at the football game between the two universities taking place …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Tennessee and Murfreesboro data shows that the state has a serious dilemma when it comes to elections: Young adults aren’t voting. According to data collected by bipartisan Tennessee voting study Project Register, one million Tennesseans who are 18 or older are not registered to vote, and 60 percent …

Photo by Tiffany Brady / MTSU Sidelines Archive   Story by Max Leach / Contributing Writer The city of Murfreesboro is a place of constant development. It seems that on every other street corner there’s a strip mall being constructed or some type of roadwork being done. The demographics of young adults are constantly growing, as …

Photo and story by Anh Le / Contributing Writer Langston Wilkins gave a speech about “slab car culture” in Houston, Texas, and his chapter in a new book, “Black Lives Matter and Music,” at Middle Tennessee State University on Monday, Oct. 29. Wilkins is currently working at the Tennessee Arts Commission in Nashville. A native …