Sunday, August 14 2022

It’s been

536 days

Since Sidelines issued an open letter to state officials, including the Tennessee Historical Commission, to change the name of Forrest Hall.

Support the cause by writing to newseditor@mtsusidelines.com    Click here to read the Open Letter

 

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News

Story by Matthew Giffin | News Editor Middle Tennessee State University head baseball coach Jim Toman was arrested Saturday morning and charged with driving under the influence, the Daily News Journal reported. Toman was released from the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center close to three hours after he was arrested at 12:17 a.m. “We are …

Story by Luke Cameron | Contributing Writer Another summer at Middle Tennessee State University has meant another round of CUSTOMS sessions for transfer and freshman students. The school hosted almost 20 separate CUSTOMS events between the months of May and July.  CUSTOMS events help new students and their families get acclimated to campus. “Students participate in a couple …

Story by Savannah Williams | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association will have a variety of positions open in the fall semester for students at any level.  SGA Communications Director Zoe Spikner, 20, is excited to welcome new recruits. “The Student Government Association is one of the greatest resources to students, traditional …

Blue Raider Sports

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Coming into the series finale on Sunday between MTSU and UTSA, the Roadrunners (30-14, 14-7 C-USA) flexed their hitting power and scoring ability by plating 25 combined runs in the first two games of the series, but the Blue Raiders (22-19, 12-9 C-USA) hampered those abilities in the …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor While the Blue Raiders scored in more innings than the Roadrunners on Saturday afternoon, they weren’t able to overcome the barrage of runs that UTSA put on the board early in the contest, ultimately falling 12-4. Middle Tennessee (21-19, 11-9 C-USA) broke the ice with one run in …

Story by Will Carter / Sports Editor Much like many other games this season, Middle Tennessee’s bats took some time to heat up in their 3-1 win over the visiting Belmont Bruins, but the work from the bullpen gave them some comfort as the game went on by pitching eight scoreless innings combined.  Freshman Jack …

Lifestyles

Story and Photos by Roselyn Pickens | MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Crosses bearing the names of Franklin County servicemen and women are positioned on streets around Winchester as a reminder of their service. Losing a loved one who has served their country is a heavy cross to bear.  This Memorial Day, thanks to efforts of …

Photos and Stories by MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Middle Tennessee State University alumna and country music artist HunterGirl made the final three on American Idol’s 20th season. She comes from Winchester, Tenn. and made it on the show through playing and songwriting in the Nashville music scene. HunterGirl, 23, known by her Franklin County High …

Story by Elise Sandlin | Contributing Writer The music industry has changed for young, developing artists since NFT technology has provided them a space to share their work without the usual gatekeeping many creators face. NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens” are digital collectibles that represent art, sound recordings, and other unique items so they can be …

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