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Photo by David Taylor / Sidelines Archive A watch party for the 2016 presidential election will be held in the lobby of the Media and Entertainment Building on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. for all MTSU students to attend while waiting to hear the election results. The event will be hosted by MT SGA, MTSU SPARE, …

Murfreesboro Police responded to an attempted robbery and simple assault that occurred in front of Domino’s Pizza on Baird Lane just before midnight Monday. The victim, an MTSU freshman, told police he was walking on Baird Lane when someone struck him from behind and tried to take his backpack. He said he noticed three assailants, all wearing masks. …

MTSU Police responded to a simple assault and verbal dispute between an “Open-Air” preacher and a student in the Student Union Commons area on Oct. 26 around 2 p.m. According to the statement to police made by the student involved in the assault, he noticed the preacher, John McGlone, inside the Student Union Building during the event …

Murfreesboro Police responded to an aggravated sexual assault that occurred on Greenland Drive at approximately 12:30 a.m. Saturday night. An MTSU student was leaving a party at 920 Greenland Drive when a male wearing a gray hoodie and khaki pants approached her vehicle and held a knife to the victim’s throat. While continuing to hold the blade …

Photo by Loren Bebensee  Story by Ashley Coker / Staff Writer and Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief A group of student protesters were told to leave the vestibule of James E. Walker library while gathering to raise awareness about police brutality Monday afternoon. The demonstration, organized by the Talented Tenth Student Action Coalition, started with …

On Sunday, an air conditioning unit complication caused a fire at the MTSU Recreation Center pool, resulting in a mid-day pool closure. According to the on-duty floor supervisor at the center, Jacob Bailey, the complication was “handled accordingly.” It is unclear as to the exact effect of the technical malfunction that would have caused the …