Murfreesboro Police respond to reported rape of MTSU student at Campus Crossings Apartments

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Tennessee bills target gay marriage, bathroom usage for LGBT individuals

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Limits on community oversight boards pass in TN House subcommittee despite pleas from Nashville mayor, Knoxville police chief

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June Anderson Center hosts film to help students identify, prevent unhealthy relationships

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Photo courtesy of Belmont University Latest update (10:05 p.m.): The below statement regarding Joseph Morgan’s lecture was released by MTSU on Saturday: “Professor Joseph Morgan was invited to present a lecture Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Belmont University based on his published research on the use of popular music during the 2016 presidential campaign. In light of …

Photo and Story by Emily Blalock/ Contributing Writer Eric Klumpe, a professor in the MTSU Physics and Astronomy Department, provided a lecture for students and community members about exploring white dwarf stars during his presentation on Friday night in the Wiser-Patten Science Hall. His lecture, entitled “Looking Inside White Dwarfs,” was part of the department’s …

Photos by Benjamin Henkle / MTSU Sidelines , Enrique Geronimo / MTSU Sidelines and Christina Higgins / MTSU Sidelines Story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer and Christina Higgins/ Contributing Writer As the fourth annual MTSU Hack-MT came to a grand finale on Sunday, the sleep-deprived inventors took pride in their accomplishments. The event began on Friday …

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr Last week, a controversial report from BuzzFeed News sparked and renewed talks of impeachment for sitting President Donald Trump. The report alleged that Trump had instructed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress regarding negotiations to build a tower in Moscow. The article attributed knowledge of …

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Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The demand for more natural and organic body and skin care products has been on the rise in recent years, and the Nashville area is no stranger to that. Now, with the opening of a location of Memphis-based company Buff City Soap Co. in Murfreesboro, that …

Photo courtesy of Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The tattoo industry has long been a male-dominated field, but women across the country and in Nashville have been reshaping it over the past decade. To fully understand the role of women in the tattoo industry, we have to go back to the early …

Photo courtesy of Tennessee State Museum’s Facebook page Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Tennessee State Museum hosted a free screening of the sports documentary, “Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles,” Saturday afternoon. The museum’s theater was a bustling, diverse room of all ages, races and genders. Both former and current Tennessee State University …