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Photo and story by Karly Cordell / MTSU Sidelines MTSU Police officers took part in a “Just and Fair Policing” training course at MTSU on Tuesday with the goal to build trust and strengthen relationships between law enforcement and the community. The training was led by MTSU Police Sgt. Jason Hurley, who started the training by …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer MTSU held its inaugural Board of Trustees meeting Monday in the Student Union Ballroom. The Board of Trustees formally elected its officers, adopted bylaws and confirmed the student trustee. Marking the first of multiple meetings over the coming years, much time was spent establishing policies that …

Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer The MTSU Student Government Association held its weekly Senate meeting Thursday evening in the Student Union Parliamentary Room, discussing resolutions regarding the MTSU board of trustees, a multi-cultural diversity center and lower parking violation fees. Debra Sells, Vice President for Student Affairs, held a Q&A session addressing topics …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive Governor Bill Haslam announced widespread changes for Tennessee higher education in the annual State of the State address before the Tennessee General Assembly on Monday evening. According to a press release from University President Sidney A. McPhee, MTSU performed an analysis of the address and its direct effects …

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Photo by Gregory French/ Sidelines Archives Tennessee voters are beginning to warm up to President Barack Obama while they are still displeased with the U.S. Congress, as seen in the latest MTSU Poll. MTSU professors Ken Blake and Jason Reineke conducted the poll from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 in order to gauge how registered voters in …

Photos by Bennie Hunt Middle Tennessee State University officially opened the new Veterans and Military Family Center on Thursday morning, making it the largest student-veteran facility in the state. The newest edition to campus is located on the first floor of the Keathley University Center, spans an area of 2,600 square feet, and will serve …