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Video by Caryn Tramel / Contributing Videographer Photo and story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer Students gathered around dining tables to enjoy live music at MTSU Cyber Café’s Friday Night Jam event on Friday. The event was an effort to promote the Cyber Café, which has been rebranded as “The Blue Note” by MTSU’s …

Murfreesboro Police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a missing and endangered woman. The woman, Jean Ann Munz, 67, was last seen at the Ramada Inn on South Church Street in Murfreesboro, according to a statement released by police. Munz is described as a white female with blue eyes and brown …

The body of an unidentified woman was found on Jan. 17 near the intersection of Old Salem Road and Patterson Avenue after Murfreesboro Police received a call regarding an unresponsive person. According to a police statement, the body has now been identified. The woman, described as a white female with no obvious injuries, has since …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a call regarding an unresponsive person in the wooded area adjacent to the railroad tracks near the Patterson Avenue and Old Salem Road intersection at approximately 6 p.m. on Thursday. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female, who was deceased. The women’s cause of death and identity are unknown at this …

Photos by Angele Latham / MTSU Sidelines In a solemn and reverent ceremony Wednesday evening, friends and family of Jackson Rumley, the MTSU student who died in a car crash on Jan. 10, held a candlelight vigil and commemoration in his name. The gathering, which was hosted in MTSU’s Tucker Theatre, was organized by Rumley’s …

Photos by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer The C-SPAN Bus visited Middle Tennessee State University Wednesday while on its regional tour. The bus, which comes to school and community events, provides an interactive look at C-SPAN’s resources, including over 250,000 hours of video content. The bus is an …