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Photo and story by Toriana Williams The family and friends of homicide victim Terrell Ray gathered to remember his life on Sunday evening at Oaklands Park. Underneath the park pavilion, white shirts that demanded #Justice4Tee were worn and the service was opened with prayer and song. As a photo of Ray stood above him on …

On September 3, the Middle Tennessee State University Police were made aware of a rape that occurred on campus within the first two weeks of class. According to the MTPD media log, the victim did not wish to file a police report. No further details regarding the case are expected. According to the 2018 Annual …

Photo and story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer The American Association for University Women, an organization that works for the education, financial and research equity for women, hosted their coffee and conversation event in the MTSU Walker Library on Wednesday for current and prospective members. Members of the Murfreesboro branch spoke about the values …

Photo and story by Mitchell Casteel / Contributing Writer MTSU held its fifth annual 9/11 remembrance on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Miller Education Center. This year’s guest speakers were the senior advisor for veterans’ initiatives and retired Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber, Murfreesboro Mayor and MTSU alumnus Shane McFarland, executive director with Tennessee …

In honor of the 18th Anniversary of 9/11, MTSU Sidelines has asked for the members of the MTSU Community to share their memories of where they were on that fateful day. Below are quotes from current students, alumni, and parents, photos from MTSU faculty member Nathan Wahl, and features articles from the September 12, 2001 …

Photo and story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer MTSU’s S.P.A.R.E — Student Programming and Raider Entertainment — brought light to a dark topic that affects so many. To kick off Suicide Prevention Awareness month, SPARE held their annual flag event, on Monday, in the Student Union Commons. There were 550 black flags placed in the …