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Sexual Assault


An MTSU student reported a rape that occurred Saturday, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. The victim told police the incident took place in an apartment at Student Quarters, located at 1350 Hazelwood St., and that she knew the alleged assailant, who matches the name of an MTSU sophomore in the student directory. According to the police report, a rape …

Photo by Rachael Keisling // Staff Photographer No matter your stance on the issue of campus assault, it’s hard to argue against the fact that most college organizations concerned with issues of abuse, specifically sexual abuse, are geared toward prevention and dealing with the aftermath. Targeted toward victims, these groups often do more to teach them how to ‘prevent’ …

American Crime

Rape. “You need to be careful with that word,” or so Felicity Huffman’s cold, insincere headmaster, Leslie Graham, tells an anguished mother. But Anne Blaine, like any decent parent, refuses to let her son’s private school sweep his assault under the rug, choosing instead to report his rape to 911. Opening with that chilling call, …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a reported sexual assault Saturday at College Grove. The victim, an MTSU student, reported that the incident occurred between 6 and 9 p.m. on New Year’s Day in her apartment. The victim told police that she had been hanging out with friends at her apartment the same evening. According to the police report, a rape kit was …

Photo by Austin Lewis/Photo Editor A Washington Post-Kaiser poll released over the summer reports that one in five women and one in twenty men who have been enrolled in college since 2011 have been sexually assaulted.  Additionally, the Association of American Universities released a survey on September 21, echoing the Post-Kaiser poll, finding that over …

A sexual assault was reported at the Raiders Crossing and Woods at Greenland apartments on Tuesday, according to Murfreesboro police. The victim stated that she was inappropriately touched by her sister’s roommate. No further information was given and no arrests have been made at this time. For more community news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and …