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Homecoming 2017


Photo by Devin P. Grimes / MTSU Sidelines After a dominant 37-17 victory over Florida International, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-3, 1-1) find themselves in a deadlock in the Conference USA east division after their first homecoming win in three years. The last few homecomings have provided the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders with close …

Photo and story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer It’s fall, and that means one thing: chili, the ultimate comfort food. MTSU embraced the fall-time go-to during its annual chili cook-off, which challenged campus sororities and fraternities to compete in a chili-making contest and a tent-decorating competition. The main goal —  please the crowd. “We’re …

Photos by Shade Narramore / MTSU Sidelines Video by Taylor Cole / MTSU Sidelines  Story by Altima Sisavad / Contributing Writer For a single night, MTSU students were taken back to the ‘90s thanks to the campus’ first 2017 homecoming event, “Skate Back to the ‘90s.” The event was held at the MTSU Campus Rec, …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sidelines Archive On Wednesday, the MTSU Homecoming Committee announced on Facebook that the 2017 Homecoming theme would be the ‘90s. The post featured an image of the university mascot, Lightning, decked out in neon and leaning on a boom box. The title, “The Fresh Raiders of the Boro,” was featured …