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MTSU’s Saturday Homecoming game ended with a victory for the Blue Raiders over the Charlotte 49ers and included festivities and fun for True Blue fans of all ages. A highlight of the event was, of course, the yearly crowning ceremony, in which MTSU students Rakeem Murphy and Georgette Redmond were crowned king and queen, respectively. …

Photos and story by Makayla Boling / Contributing Writer  Balloons, toast, rice, glow sticks and toilet paper covered the floor of the Keathley University Center Theater Saturday morning after Friday night’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show” performance. MT Spare put on the show for the ninth year in a row, this year featuring a shadow cast …

Photo and story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer  F. Lee Bailey, a lawyer known for his defense of O. J. Simpson and work in other high-profile cases, spoke at MTSU in the Honors Building on Wednesday. Bailey discussed the hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, how to be a good lawyer and his …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive On Monday, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission denied MTSU’s proposed transfer of Valparaiso University’s school of law to Murfreesboro. THEC commissioners voted eight to five to deny the proposal, which the governing boards of both MTSU and Indiana’s Valparaiso University approved earlier this month. “We regret that the Tennessee …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive The transfer of Valparaiso University’s law school to MTSU’s campus has been approved by the governing boards of both institutions, according to an MTSU press release. University leaders approved the transfer agreement at the Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday along with a recommendation to create an MTSU …

Photo by Andre Rowlett / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Kristin Hall / Associated Press  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift’s first big jump into politics might have gained her some extra haters, but her endorsement in a competitive midterm U.S. Senate race isn’t likely to result in a massive backlash against the country-singer-turned-pop-star, observers say. …