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Photos by Anthony Bukengolts and Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Story by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor Hundreds of residents and travelers from across the country gathered in Murfreesboro to protest a “White Lives Matter” rally that, unbeknownst to the passionate mass, would be canceled before it began. Hunter Wallace, the public relations chief of the League …

Story by Jarron Parker / Contributing writer For the last week of Black History Month, Nashville’s historic Belcourt Theatre screened Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro,” a documentary focused on James Baldwin and Peck’s  vision of his unfinished manuscript. Peck attempts to finish the manuscript “Remember This House” through film to shed light on the …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Female professors at MTSU and across the state are paid significantly less than their male counterparts and are less likely to advance in rank. With the help of MTSU data journalism professor Ken Blake, Sidelines surveyed the most recent (March 2016) Tennessee Board of Regents salary numbers for …

Bernie Sanders

Photo courtesy of Bernie 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to bring his “Feel the Bern” tour of historically black colleges to Tennessee State University in Nashville. The Democratic presidential candidate’s campaign announced that TSU would be on the eight-stop tour that starts in South Carolina on Thursday. No date has yet been released for the Tennessee stop. …

Middle Tennessee (7-5) rode their strong first half performance Sunday afternoon to a solid 65-47 win over Tennessee State (2-10). The Blue Raiders started strong on Sunday, getting out to an 18-0 lead before the first Tiger points were scored by Zackary Lee. Middle was hot right out of the gate, making their first four …