Saturday, December 3 2022

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647 days

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

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Lady Raiders overcome slow start; dismantle Tennessee Tech

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‘Vietnam Then and Now’: MTSU Military and Veterans Center Hosts Vietnam Art Exhibit

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Tennessee County with Most “No” Votes for Antislavery Amendment Posted Misleading Information

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Blue Raider Recap Nov. 21-28

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News

Story by Matthew Giffin | News Editor Cannon County’s Election Commission — whose county accumulated the most “no” votes for Amendment 3 to Tennessee’s state constitution in this year’s midterms — posted a sign bearing a misleading summary of the amendment in a voting booth, according to a Tennessee Lookout report. The commission also posted the same …

Story by Jenene Grover | Contributing Writer With run-off elections happening in other states due to near ties or not meeting the threshold of votes, the Tennessee General Assembly saw mostly definitive election results soon after polls closed. Rutherford County’s state senate and house seats held Republican despite strong efforts from Democrats and aided by …

Story by Kayla Walker | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University Health Services offered the year’s last flu shot clinic Nov. 16 due to a rise in positive flu cases on campus. After hosting their 5th annual free flu shot clinic in October, they noticed a high demand for flu shots on campus. “We’re still …

Blue Raider Sports

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Murfreesboro- The Middle Tennessee women’s basketball team (4-2) dominated defensively, holding the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-3) to just 45 points in a lopsided 83-45 victory at the Murphy Center on Thursday morning. Sophomore guard Courtney Blakely was inserted into the starting lineup in place of defensive anchor Alexis …

Story by Connor Smith/ Contributing Writer Women’s Basketball  The Lady Raiders took a long road trip to Las Vegas, NV for the Las Vegas invitational. They were met in the first round by the Texas Tech Red Raiders. They stood toe to toe against the Red Raiders but were taken down 72-67. The next showdown …

Story by Calvin White/ Sports Editor Murfreesboro- MTSU (6-5, 3-4 C-USA) football celebrated a senior day victory for the ages after demolishing FAU (5-6, 4-3 C-USA) 49-21 thanks to their best offensive performance of the season at Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium. After missing last week’s contest due to injury, Blue Raider quarterback Chase Cunningham returned …

Lifestyles

Story and Photos by Stephanie Hall | Contributing Writer If you have walked through the KUC in the past two weeks, you might have noticed photos and artwork featured in the lounge area on the second floor. Those images are the photos, drawings and paintings of two Vietnam veterans in their art exhibit “Vietnam Then & Now.”  …

Story by Sydney Schettler | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University Student Newt Schottelkotte created a podcast called “Where the Stars Fell” in the pandemic as an opportunity for artistic expression. “Where the Stars Fell” is a supernatural fantasy podcast that has two seasons out on platforms such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Google Podcasts.  Schottelkotte, studying …

Stephanie Hall | Contributing Writer Infographic Courtesy of MTSU Parent and Family Association With Thanksgiving break approaching, many students are planning trips to get some home-cooked meals. However, for students who are staying on campus, they can still celebrate and get some good food. Thanksgiving break will be from November 23rd-November 25th. For students such …

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