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Story by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor Video by Caleb Revill / News Editor The Movement 68 Symposium was presented by the Albert Gore Research Center and the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation on Tuesday. This event brought together former and current students to discuss topics such as Forrest Hall, being a black student …

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Photo by David Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive  Story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer  MTSU has received a three-year grant to implement a program to enable university personnel and students to identify possible mental health problems in their peers and point them to available resources. The grant, worth over $365,000, is funded by the …

Photo courtesy of the Satanic Collective / Twitter Story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer  In a surprise twist fit for the month of Halloween, a new organization has come to MTSU: the Satanic Collective, a group of student Satanists, occultists and other practitioners of “alternative religion.” While the name often brings to mind images …

Photo and story by Travis Cameron / Contributing Writer Former Tennessee Governor and Senate hopeful Phil Bredesen paid a visit to Beckman’s Prescription Shop in Murfreesboro on Wednesday to discuss his plan for affordable prescription drugs with shop owners and customers inside the store. Bredesen said pharmaceutical companies charge exorbitant prices in the United States …

Updated on Oct. 17, 2018 at 12:14 p.m.: The original article incorrectly stated that the suspension dates were Oct. 19 to Oct. 20. The correct dates are Oct. 19 to Oct. 30. Sidelines regrets the error. Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center employee will be suspended for two …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive On Monday, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission denied MTSU’s proposed transfer of Valparaiso University’s school of law to Murfreesboro. THEC commissioners voted eight to five to deny the proposal, which the governing boards of both MTSU and Indiana’s Valparaiso University approved earlier this month. “We regret that the Tennessee …