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The Sex Edition


Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Boasting the title of the oldest LGBT+ college campus organization in Tennessee, MT Lambda has been serving MTSU students and faculty for 28 years. Formed as a response to homophobic and derogatory articles written by a Sidelines student writer in 1988, Lambda has proven to be a bastion …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Female professors at MTSU and across the state are paid significantly less than their male counterparts and are less likely to advance in rank. With the help of MTSU data journalism professor Ken Blake, Sidelines surveyed the most recent (March 2016) Tennessee Board of Regents salary numbers for …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor Contributions by Oliva Ladd/ Lifestyles Editor On one side of MTSU’s Campus Recreation Center, students entrust their health to barbells and treadmills; on the other side, students are provided with medical care including condoms, birth control and STI testing to protect against health concerns that are less predictable …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff / Design Editor  Story by Ashley, MTSU senior  I sit in the back of a packed 100-person lecture hall. I look at the women around me. I count them off in fives. One in five women who have been enrolled in college since 2011 have been sexually assaulted, according to …

Sidelines cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor This playlist contains some explicit music. As you may have seen around campus, Sidelines has released our first edition of the semester– and it’s all about sex. We cover a variety of subjects, from the gender pay gap to transgender accommodations on campus. A fact that came …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Welcome back, and to those of you who are new here, welcome to MTSU! As this is the first edition of the semester and school year, I’d like to use this space for a mission statement of sorts. We are  MTSU’s daily digital news source and monthly news …