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Nathan Watkins, the losing candidate in the recent Student Government Association presidential race, believes his campaign may have been upended by social media reports that he made racial remarks while campaigning. Watkins, a sophomore, denies making any such comments and alleges the posts that accuse him of racist language come from a friend of Courtney …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to an aggravated burglary, in which an MTSU student reportedly punched and dragged an intruder from his residence on North Maple Street on Saturday at approximately 1:52 a.m. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the resident of the North Maple Street address, who is an …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines Following a disappointing weekend series that saw the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders get swept by the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, MTSU (21-20-1) looked to get back on track against the Austin Peay Governors (23-18). After falling behind early, the Blue Raiders used a six-run eighth inning to pull away late and …

Story by Katrina Johnson / Contributing Writer Photos by Maro Isong / Contributing Writer Saturday night MTSU’s African Student Organization held an event they called “A Night in Africa,” and as guests approached the Tom Jackson Building they were greeted by the first African looks of the night as the organization’s members sported white-based dashikis …

Photo courtesy of Akilah Dasilva / Instagram Former MTSU student Akilah Dasilva was one of the victims of the shooting that occurred Sunday at the Waffle House on Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch, Tennessee, according to a Metro Nashville Police press release. Dasilva last attended MTSU in 2013 and was studying computer engineering technology. The alleged …

Photo by Delaney Dickey / MTSU Sidelines  It was a rough day for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (20-20-1), as they were not only forced to play a doubleheader on Saturday, but they were handed easy losses in both games against Southern Mississippi.  They were held to just two runs and were completely shut in the final …