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In the early hours of Saturday morning, officers responded to a shooting at University Ridge Apartments located on South Rutherford Blvd. Three of the five victims are students. Officers spoke with one of the non-student victims who stated that shortly after arriving home to her apartment, she heard gunshots coming from a party at another building. …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor/ Assistant News Editor The Murfreesboro Muslim Youth group held a Muslim meet-and-greet in Murfreesboro’s Public Square Friday night to promote love within the community. Members of MMY gathered at 4:30 p.m. to hand out cards, balloons, candy and general greetings to Murfreesboro residents. MMY members also provided a banner for people …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News and Media Relations MTSU fraternity Sigma Chi reached their fundraising goal of $10,000 in order to help a local Siegel High School student who suffered a major head injury during a football game on Oct. 23, 2015. For their annual Derby Days Philanthropy Week, MTSU’s Sigma Chi set out to …

By Ashlyn Woods // Contributing Writer | Photo by Samantha Hearn // Sidelines Archive The American Democracy Project commission is now holding student voter registration until Feb. 1 at Harrison House, which is located at 1416 East Main St. beside the campus police station. “Anyone can come to our office,” said Mary Evins, who locally coordinates the American Democracy Project. “We …

Rutherford County Commission, State's Rights Act, MTSU

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor MTSU students, alumni and parents attended tonight’s Rutherford County Commissioner meeting to protest the State’s Rights Resolution, which the commissioners voted to pass with two new amendments. If passed at the state level, the act will allow state representatives to dismiss rulings made by the Supreme Court …

Murfreesboro Police were called to the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway just after midnight Wednesday morning in regards to a possible shoplifting, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. When police arrived on the scene, a Walmart employee identified two men, Bobby Durham, 19, and Samuel Carini, 20,  who were believed to be hiding lifted merchandise …