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By Devin Matthews // Contributing Writer | Photo by Dylan Skye Aycock // Editor-in-Chief As Spring Break swiftly approaches, many students are gearing up for trips to various vacation spots throughout the United States, but some MTSU students choose the Alternative Spring Break experience instead. Every year MTSU’s Office of Student Organizations & Service provides students with …

Photo by Flickr With spring break roughly two weeks away, many college students are twirling their thumbs trying to decide where to spend their five days of freedom from school, work and responsibilities. Considering that the words “broke” and “college students” go typically hand-in-hand, consider the following suggestions when planning out your spring break itinerary. …

MTSU, Middle Tennessee Boulevard, Amanda Freuler, Construction

Photo by Amanda Freuler // News Editor MTSU and the city of Murfreesboro will meet on campus for a public discussion on Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. to talk about the ongoing Middle Tennessee Boulevard construction project. The event will take place at the MT Center inside the Sam H. Ingram Building located on the corner …

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold reported shots fired outside his home late Monday night, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. Arnold was at home with his family when he heard “approximately eight gunshots” outside their home located on Osborne Lane in Murfreesboro. Two neighbors corroborated the sheriff’s report, as they heard 5-6 shots ring out around the same time. …

Murfreesboro Snow Northfield Commons

Story by Elisabeth Bradley // Contributing Writer | Photo by Dylan Skye Aycock // Editor-in-Chief Roadways in the Middle Tennessee area are expected to remain slick with snow and ice through Thursday morning. The National Weather Service warns motorists to remain cautious when traveling off of main roads. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is well prepared …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor Scattered snow showers are possible throughout the day on Wednesday and before midnight in the Nashville and Murfreesboro area, according to the National Weather Service. There is a 50 percent chance of further precipitation today and 40 percent chance of snow showers for tonight with snow accumulation of …