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Photo Courtesy of MTSU’s SGA Story by Alexis Marshall/ Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association partnered with Tennessee Technological University this week to deliver supplies to the victims of the Gatlinburg wildfire. Dry conditions and high winds caused the fire to spread Monday night. Residents had to evacuate their homes. The fire destroyed …

The annual Little Raiders gift-giving campaign at MTSU is seeking Secret Santas for children and youth in need for the holiday season. According to a recent press release, “members of the campus community can ‘adopt’ a Little Raider by picking a numbered paper ornament hanging on three Christmas trees across campus.” The trees can be …

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 by Emily Neal/ Staff Writer MTSU students and faculty filled the Student Union ballroom Thursday night to hear Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown Jr., tell the story of his son’s death in Ferguson, Mo., from a father’s perspective. On Aug. 9, 2014, Brown said he had just gotten off from work and …

Murfreesboro Police responded to an aggravated assault involving an MTSU student and a handgun on Tuesday afternoon at Taco Bell. The student was working the drive-thru at Taco Bell located at 2967 S. Rutherford Blvd when a red Chevrolet Impala carrying five individuals approached the window, according to Murfreesboro Police. The student told Murfreesboro police that …

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt spoke to MTSU aerospace students on Wednesday night about his 10 years of experience investigating crashes with the NTSB. Sumwalt was appointed as the 37th member of the NTSB by President Bush in August of 2006 and was re-appointed in 2011 by President Obama after being a pilot …