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Photo courtesy of J. Intintoli / MTSU MTSU officials broke ground Tuesday morning for the construction of a new building that will house three disciplines in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. MTSU President Sidney McPhee and other university officials were joined by state Reps. Tim Rudd and Dawn White and Murfreesboro City Councilman Eddie Smotherman for …

Photo by Anh Le / MTSU Sidelines Story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer MTSU’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies hosted Brett Esaki’s lecture on discussing the controversies surrounding historical monuments on Friday in the James Union Building. Esaki, who is a visiting assistant professor from the University of Arizona, specializes in Asian-American studies …

Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer MTSU’S Psi Chi and Psychology Club was in the Student Union Commons on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this week raising money for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. “The hotline is for anybody to call when they are having suicidal thoughts …

Photo and story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer Students, faculty and Murfreesboro residents gathered early Tuesday morning for MTSU’s fourth annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial outside of the Tom H. Jackson building on campus. The ceremony marks the 17th anniversary of a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks in the United …

MTSU Police responded to a report of a rape at a campus residence hall on Saturday. The victim, an MTSU student, reported to police that they were forcibly raped on the night of Friday, Aug. 31 by a male suspect who was staying the night in the victim’s room in one of the campus residence halls. …

Photo courtesy of Ashleigh Newnes / The Center for the Arts Story by Caryn Tramel / Contributing Writer Based on the 1988 film, “Heathers: The Musical” at The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro once again shows community theater going beyond fun musical numbers and dancing. Directors Rachel Jones and Stephen Belk chose to focus …