Photo by Susan Black Steen  Last month, President Donald Trump signed an executive order permanently barring Syrian refugees from entry to the United States and a temporary 12o-day ban on travelers from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia, seven predominantly Muslim countries, garnering the nickname of a “Muslim ban.” The travel ban is …

In the early hours of Saturday morning, officers responded to a shooting at University Ridge Apartments located on South Rutherford Blvd. Three of the five victims are students. Officers spoke with one of the non-student victims who stated that shortly after arriving home to her apartment, she heard gunshots coming from a party at another building. …

In the early hours of Thursday morning, officers responded to a rape at Gentleman Jim’s located on Greenland Drive. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, an MTSU student, lying in the grass next to the bar with her pants pulled down to her ankles and crying, according to the report. Officers then interviewed the complainant …

Photo by Emily Austin / Sidelines Archive In an effort to create a better quality environment for fitness, the MTSU Recreation Center has started off the spring semester with some recent improvements to their facilities including new equipment, classes and a fitness app. If you’re thinking of going to use the new features in the …

Photo courtesy of Riviera Beach Police Department  The hearing for former Middle Tennessee State University history professor Dr. James Huhta has been set for Sept. 13 at 8:30 at the main courthouse in West Palm Beach, Florida. James Huhta was arrested in May for the alleged murder of his wife, Mary Huhta. The couple was …

MTSU updated two policies over the summer regarding animals on university property and weapons on campus. The university approved and updated a policy concerning pets on campus in June. The updated policy states that no pets are allowed to live in residential facilities except fish contained in aquariums no larger than 10 gallons. Dogs are allowed …