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Middle Tennessee State University


By E.R. West, Erin Barnes, Emily Austin and Quint Qualls Sidelines Staff Even though MTSU managed to improve its retention and graduation benchmarks for receiving more funding, the university will only receive a third of the projected new dollars. According to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s recommendation, MTSU should have received $4.2 million in funding. …

By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor Middle Tennessee hosted its annual Blue and White spring scrimmage at Dean A. Hayes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, showcasing the Blue Raiders’ upcoming team for the fast-approaching 2014-15 football season. Although the outcome means little in a game such as this, the White team (defense) defeated the Blue Team …

By Jonathon Austin Staff Writer Global Studies professor Derek Frisby and a group of six students ventured to Vietnam in March to locate the positions where nine alumni, soldiers, Marines and seamen, died during the war. “As a student I cannot imagine making the sacrifice that these nine gentlemen did. It really puts into perspective …

By Robert Allen Opinions Editor Flashy marketing, great sound bites and glittery campaign taglines is all you’ll find behind the Student Government Association’s (SGA) push to pass its Five Four Six legislation. The plan is filled with fluff and political pandering backed by few facts, poor planning and reactionary behavior. It’s not a response to …

Freshmen Kenneth Carpenetti, left, Bria Kilcrease, center, and Cat Hoy, right, pose as they discuss their first impressions of MTSU. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

We asked ten freshman students to give us their first impressions of life here at MTSU. Here are their responses: