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Photo courtesy of Thomas Hawk / Flickr Story by Anh Le / Contributing Writer Meredith Dye, an MTSU assistant professor of sociology, gave a speech about the fears and expectations from women released from long prison sentences in the James Union Building on Thursday. Dye conducted a long-term research project in three prisons in Georgia. …

Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer On Monday, MTSU’S SPARE, or Student Programming and Raider Entertainment, started their week of suicide awareness events as a part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with their annual “Flag Event” in the Student Union Atrium. SPARE members and organizers provided 1,100 black flags to represent the …

Photo and story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer MTSU hosted the first Preview Day of the 2018-19 school year on Saturday. Conducted by the Department of Admissions, the event allows prospective students to tour the campus, meet faculty and staff and learn about numerous academic departments. After gathering in the Student Union Ballroom, the large …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  Five months ago, MTSU President Sidney McPhee signed a non-binding letter of intent to transfer the Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana to Murfreesboro. The proposed new MTSU School of Law would become the region’s first public law school. News of the possible move was reported by …

Photo and story by Reana Gibson / Contributing Writer MTSU hosted the Power of One Yard games at the Student Union Commons on Tuesday afternoon to promote awareness of bystander intervention on campus. The Power of One is a program at MTSU that teaches students awareness of when violence is occurring on campus and how …

Story and photos by Sergio Pacheco / Contributing Writer The Rep Your Roots talent show was held Friday night in MTSU’s Student Union Building from 6 to 8 p.m. The talent show called all students who had talents and wanted to show them off. There were 22 participants in the talent show, and all of them …