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Story and photo by Zachery Wright/ Contributing Writer MTSU’s Graduate Student Association held an election education lecture Friday night at the Student Union with the goal of expanding undergraduate voter participation in the 2016 presidential election. The lecture was entitled “Expanding the Vote – and Steps Backward: Forming a More Perfect Union Requires that We …

Photo by Steve Barnum/ Staff Writer Story by Barbara Harmon/ Contributing Writer The Presidential election of 2016 has seen a larger period of partisan controversy than many other political seasons, and, in Tennessee, it will be remembered for setting new records in early voting. Polls for early voting closed Thursday with a total of 1.61 million ballots …

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 …