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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 Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines Representatives from MTSU’s College Republicans and College Democrats hosted a policy debate in the Student Union Building Thursday night. Participating in the debate was April Carroll, the chairman of the College Republicans; Madison Albertson, the recruitment director of the College Republicans; Dalton Slatton, president of the College Democrats …

Photo by Ethan Clark / MTSU Sidelines Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association met Thursday afternoon in the Parliamentary Room of the Student Union Building and passed a whole slew of bills and resolutions, after weeks of debating and fine-tuning the legislation. The first of the bills focused on revisions in SGA’s constitution. The …

Update at 12:55 p.m on Nov. 7, 2017: Sidelines incorrectly reported that SGA members passed the two bills discussed in the meeting. The bills were simply debated in the meeting. Sidelines regrets the error.  Photo by Ethan Clark / MTSU Sidelines Members of Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association met Thursday afternoon in the Parliamentary …

Photo and story by Ethan Clark / Contributing Writer Members of Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association met Thursday afternoon in the Parliamentary Room of the Student Union Building to discuss a proposed bill that would amend the SGA constitution to allow for an impeachment process for its executive board. Senators also discussed a …

Photo and story by Ethan Clark / Contributing Writer Members of Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association met Thursday afternoon in the Parliamentary Room of the Student Union Building to discuss plans to to make the organization more connected and accountable to the student body. The meeting’s first proposed resolution, introduced by Sen. Nathan …