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Photo and story by Matthew Olson / Contributing writer MTSU’s Red Cross Club ran their bi-annual blood drive Monday night in honor of Valentine’s Day week on the third floor of the KUC. When asked about the goal of the campus blood drive, Metin Yasin, the president of the Red Cross Club said, ”There is …

Two men were taken into custody by the West Tennessee Drug Task Force for a murder-for-hire plot stretching from Humboldt to Murfreesboro. The plan, which was foiled just three hours before the murder was to occur on Feb. 7, according to the press release, was organized by Stephen Taylor of Murfreesboro and Gregory Barnes of …

Photo and story by Seth Whitehead/ Contributing Writer On Monday, MTSU’s Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity held “The Social Hour,” a networking event Monday night at the Tom Jackson Memorial Building, allowing students to connect with local entrepreneurs and discuss entrepreneurship in the African American community. “This is the social hour,” said the event …

Photos by Emily Blalock / MTSU Sidelines  Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer This year’s first Boro Art Crawl arrived with an added cultural flare. The Art Crawl was founded in 2015 by some local artists who wanted to showcase the artistic community in Murfreesboro. There are almost 15 participating locations as of now …

Members of the Cason Trailhead community attended a Murfreesboro City Planning Commission meeting in opposition of a development project planned for their area Wednesday night in Murfreesboro City Hall. The meeting covered three separate rezoning applications that went before the Commission, but the most talked about issue was the development project that looks to build …

Photos and story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer MTSU students, faculty and guest speakers discussed the university’s 2019 Black History Month theme, the “Black Migration,” in a passionate, roundtable-style discussion on Tuesday. Students joined panelists Derek Greenfield, Francis Henderson, Claudell Huges, Yvana McDonald and Breia McCray, as well as moderator Curtis Johnson Tuesday night …