Saturday, April 10 2021

It’s been

45 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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Demi Lovato Confronts Her Demons

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MTSU Cameo in “Coming 2 America”

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Baseball: Blue Raiders split doubleheader with Rice despite big day from Mabry

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Virtual Shows and Creative Growth: MTSU Fashion During COVID-19

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News

Photo via AP Photo/Mark Humphrey Friday at 4 p.m. Governor Bill Lee tweeted, “I signed the bill (SB 228) to preserve women’s athletics and ensure fair competition…” I signed the bill to preserve women's athletics and ensure fair competition. This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to the years of progress …

Story by John Lane / Contributing Writer and Photographer On Monday, New York Times best-selling author and poet Jason Reynolds held a virtual keynote address and Q&A sponsored by Middle Tennessee State University.. The event was open to the community, including MTSU students and faculty, and drew a crowd of high school students and educators …

Story by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyle Editor and Other Contributing Writers One year ago, Middle Tennessee State University students were scheduled to complete their first week back after spring break. That was the week that never was.          Before students could head back from their spring break destinations, university officials closed all face-to-face classes and …

Blue Raider Sports

Story by William Carter / Contributing Writer A moment most kids dream of came to life for infielder Hunter Sullivan in game one of the doubleheader against Rice Friday. Bottom of the ninth inning with runners on first and second, Sullivan stepped to the plate with two outs. He bunted the ball to the pitcher …

Story by William Carter / Contributing Writer The most important part of the season for any college team ramps up this weekend for the Blue Raider baseball team. Middle Tennessee starts conference play Friday as they travel to Birmingham, Alabama to take on the UAB Blazers. It will be the first Conference-USA games for both …

Story by Kaitlyn Monnin / Contributing Writer The Lady Raiders split a doubleheader against Western Illinois University and Mercer University on Saturday afternoon in Murfreesboro. The Raiders rallied in the final innings versus the Leathernecks from Western Illinois to take the first game of the weekend series. Lexi Cushing gave the Raiders momentum and scorched …

Lifestyles

Story by Peyton Tranas / Core Writer Photos by Pitchfork From Disney Channel star to mega-pop sensation, Demi Lovato has gone through more than the average young star. Having openly dealt with addiction for years, Lovato is ready to finally come completely clean and tell her story.  Lovato has premiered a four episode documentary on …

Story by Kaitlyn Lankford and Chris Moreland Early in “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 hit that made Eddie Murphy a star, Middle Tennessee State University is mentioned twice, and its name is seen on a digital billboard outside of Madison Square Garden. How did this happen? A good guess would be that …

Photos by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The fashion world is notorious for its fast pace and ever-evolving grandeur. But the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a long-lasting wrench into the multi-billion dollar industry.  The TXMD Spring Runway Show was one of the most highly coveted events for Middle Tennessee State University’s Textile and Merchandising …

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