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Photo and video by Christina Higgins / MTSU Sidelines Story by Christina Higgins / Contributing Writer  Tennessee Highway Patrol officers found a suspicious package inside a truck on the I-24 West ramp off of South Church Street Tuesday morning. At around 4:30 a.m., a post was made on the Murfreesboro Police Department Facebook page, saying …

Story by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor Video by Caleb Revill / News Editor The Movement 68 Symposium was presented by the Albert Gore Research Center and the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation on Tuesday. This event brought together former and current students to discuss topics such as Forrest Hall, being a black student …

Video and story by Makayla Boling / Contributing Writer Redd Byrdd is an “outlaw hip-hop-n-roll” artist living in Murfreesboro and an MTSU student. He has been playing music since he was 13 years old, but his unique sound has not fully developed until recently. In the last year, Byrdd has put together an onstage DJ, who goes …

MTSU’s Saturday Homecoming game ended with a victory for the Blue Raiders over the Charlotte 49ers and included festivities and fun for True Blue fans of all ages. A highlight of the event was, of course, the yearly crowning ceremony, in which MTSU students Rakeem Murphy and Georgette Redmond were crowned king and queen, respectively. …

Video by Andrew Wigdor / Editor-in-Chief and Caleb Revill / News Editor U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn traveled to MTSU Wednesday to speak with Sidelines about the issues she hopes to address if elected. Blackburn, a Republican, has served as the U.S. representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district since 2003. Last year, she announced her …

Video by Nigel Shelly / Contributing Videographer Photo and story by Cabarrius Frierson / Contributing Writer  Middle Tennessee State University students and staff participated Thursday in the third annual “Raiderthon” in the MTSU Recreation Center to benefit a Middle Tennessee children’s hospital. The annual fundraiser and dance marathon was established in 2015 by Kristen Perry, …