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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 …

By Connor Grott Assistant Sports Editor Middle Tennessee (15-17, 8-7 C-USA) managed to hold Belmont (13-19, 5-7 OVC) to seven hits and no runs behind the pitching of junior Kooper Kessler and seniors Jonathan Sisco and Cody Tollison, with the Blue Raiders picking up a 4-0 victory and their first shutout of the season over …

Former University of Tennessee and current Houston Texans running back Arian Foster rushed for 2,964 yards and 23 touchdowns in his Tennessee career, but claimed he was so poor that he once begged a former coach to buy him tacos after a game, according to The Tennessean. Along with Foster, former University of Washington tight end …

Grammy-winning producer and MTSU alum Luke Laird performs at The Rutledge in Nashville, Tenn. on March 27, 2014. His performance was a part of the 2014 Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. (Cat Murphy / MTSU Sidelines)

Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Luke Laird visited his alma mater Wednesday to share the keys to a successful career in the music industry. Laird, who has written with music heavyweights such as Carrie Underwood, Ne-Yo and Kacey Musgraves, insists that a love for music and a diverse attitude are necessary in the music industry. “I …