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President Sidney McPhee accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the Blue Raiders vs. Tigers game Saturday night after answering the challenge from Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland. The Ice Bucket Challenge, which has raised over $100 million in the last month, according to Forbes, was started by the ALS Association to raise money for research for the …

Walker Library will throw a zombie party for all students at the library’s first Week of Welcome event Monday, Sept. 1, according to Kristen Keene, library specialist. This will be the first semester MTSU has had a Week of Welcome event on Labor Day weekend, but Keene said the university is trying to reach more students …

MTSU’s annual Student Government Association Fight Song Competition was held Thursday night in the Student Union Commons. Teams of student organizations were asked to combine costumes, dances, songs and chants into a choreographed routine that must include MTSU’s Fight Song in the performance. To go along with the Week of Welcome theme of “Welcome to the Big Leagues,” teams …

By Sarah Taylor, Staff Writer   On Wednesday evening, magician, comedian and television host Justin Willman performed twice for MTSU students as a part of the university’s Week of Welcome. The evening began with opening act Lindsay Benner, who brought an interesting flair to the stage. In an unusual but captivating performance, Benner brought her …

It’s a stormy Wednesday evening and a group of women enter the dance studio just in time to stash away their umbrellas and break out the headbands. It isn’t quite time for class, so the ladies huddle in the lobby and wait for the night to begin. The room is shaking, but it’s not thunder rattling …

Cyle Barnes, left, and Damien Bone, right, of The Weeks perform at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday, July 20, 2015. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Nashville-based southern alternative rock group The Weeks delivered a riveting 45-minute set at The Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday afternoon. The soulful southern rockers opened their riverfront set on The Boom Stage with “Brother In The Night,” a track off their latest album Dear Bo Jackson. Bassist Damien Bone is a centerpiece of …