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The Murfreesboro Police Department reported five robberies and assaults on or around campus between Thursday and Sunday. The crimes, two aggravated assaults, two aggravated robberies and an armed robbery/simple assault, all occurred between Thursday and late Sunday morning. The crimes all took place within less than three quarters of a mile, occurring on or near the west side of campus. …

Taylor Ward // Staff Writer “Finally, we’re saying ‘rape’ out loud.” Stars of the sexual assault documentary, The Hunting Ground, attended the on-campus screening of the film at Tucker Theatre on Tuesday evening. Annie Clark and Andrea Pino, two of the main subjects of the movie, were joined by the film’s executive producer, Ruth Ann Harnisch, in …

Update: The national organization released a another statement Thursday  afternoon saying, “the Fraternity will take action, as may be appropriate, based on the findings of the investigation.” A cell phone camera video of a party at the house of Sigma Nu fraternity shows what may be the cause of the organization’s current scrutiny by MTSU officials and the fraternity’s …

A student reported that a man had attempted to rob her on Thursday night near the Stark Agriculture Building, according to a timely warning released by campus police. The warning was released at 9:03 p.m. and said the robbery had occurred “earlier in the evening.” The victim described the attacker as a black man wearing a …

Two men have been convicted of an armed robbery that occurred on campus September 2013, according to campus police. A Rutherford County Circuit Court jury trial last week found Cephus D. Spicer guilty of aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of a firearm on school property. Spicer is currently being held at the …

Campus police were notified on Tuesday, September 30 that a sexual assault had occurred on campus, according to the police department’s online crime log. Police were notified of the incident by a campus security authority, a person responsible under the Jeanne Clery Act for reporting crimes, who said that the victim did not wish to file …