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Ariel Klontz // Contributing writer Cars crawl at low speed on the streets surrounding the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. Joggers run along the sidewalks, dodging casual strollers and street shoppers, families and businessmen. This is a typical day on the square in downtown Murfreesboro. But on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. it will become so …

Atlanta Northcutt // Contributing writer Icona Pop treated MTSU to an intense, adrenaline-filled concert at the Murphy Center Thursday night. Hosted by MTSU’s Signature Events Committee, the show was free for all students, faculty and alumni. Despite the dark and gloomy weather, the crowd inside was bright and pulsing with energy. As Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt,took …

The Business and Aerospace University Computer lab underwent its first renovation since it was originally founded this summer, according to director Carlos Coronel. Major changes to the lab include two spacious huddle rooms, upgraded seating and new wood flooring to replace the outdated carpet. The lab now features a charging station for mobile devices including iPhones and iPads, …

MTSU held their annual Student Organization Fair in the Student Union Commons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 100 organizations set up tables to field questions from new students interested in expanding their extracurricular involvement on campus. For more campus news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at …

By Daniel Jansouzian Assistant News Editor Most people watch the news and feel sympathy for those impacted by war, famine and genocide, but rarely volunteer to change the situation. But when one MTSU student returned home from his study abroad trip in Toronto and saw on the news hundreds of children affected by chemical warfare …

By Bailey Robbins and Lindsay Frierson Features Editor and Contributing writer Briana Vito’s life was radically transformed with one phone call a little less than a year ago. “The day [the doctor] called me, they left me a message that [said], ‘Ms. Vito, you have to call us back,” she recalled. “And I’m thinking to …