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Story and Photo by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer  Beginning Fall 2017, MTSU will offer a Bachelor’s degree in religious studies through the College of Liberal Arts. It will be the only program of its kind at a public university in Middle Tennessee. The Board of Regents approved the program in November 2016. Previously, students …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Contributing Photographer Story by Caleb Revill / Contributing Writer  From teaching geology in the classroom to excavating prehistoric fossils, MTSU Professor Alan Brown has been working towards assembling Murfreesboro’s Museum of Natural History, one bone at a time. “I’ve always loved museums, and that’s kind of what helped get this …

Photo by John Connor Coulston//Managing Editor The Middle Tennessee football team wrapped up another spring practice Thursday evening. A little over an hour after practice ended, helmet-to-helmet hits transformed into leg drops and flying elbows Thursday night at the Murphy Center. The Arcadian Wrestling Association (AWA) hosted its “War of Gods” wrestling event inside the …

Photo courtesy of Brent Beerends // MTSU Athletics Middle Tennessee baseball is currently tied for last place in Conference USA with a 14-15 overall record and a 2-7 record in conference play, but the Blue Raiders have had a bright spot amidst their sluggish start to the season. It comes in the form of MTSU junior …

James Boots Donnelly

Middle Tennessee’s football program has evolved into a legitimate Division I program, in large part because of the coaches who spent the better part of two decades building the program up to what it is today. The Blue Raiders played their first football game in 1911, but the program wasn’t Division 1 until 1952 when …

Tyler Jones Nicholas McGee McMinnville Murder

Tyler Jones, left, and Nicholas McGee, right, were charged with the murder of Osbaldo Luna on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in McMinnville, Tenn. MTSU student Nicholas McGee, 20, was arrested Jan. 13 in McMinnville, Tennessee, for the murder of Osbaldo Luna, according to News Channel 5. Luna, 44, was found with a gunshot wound on Tuesday in a …