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by Tristan Jones // Contributing Writer MTSU’s Center for Student Involvement and Leadership hosted its annual Blue Raider Leadership Summit in the Student Union Building on Saturday morning. The event theme, “Oh The Places You’ll Go,” was intended to educate students on how to be effective leaders. “I had never thought about attending [Blue Raider …

MTSU formally welcomed Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber as senior advisor for veterans and leadership initiatives at a reception in the Tom H. Jackson Building on Thursday. President Sidney A. McPhee and Provost Brad Bartel led the reception for Huber, a recent retiree from the U.S. Army after almost 40 years of service. McPhee said Huber will examine …

A former Vanderbilt player convicted of raping a fellow student with a teammate tells Dr. Phil in a jailhouse interview that he is sorry for his actions. Corey Batey was convicted along with Brando Vandenburg on Jan. 27 of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery in an attack in a campus dorm. Batey faces decades …

MTSU will sponsor a Blue Raider Leadership Summit where students can learn how to help fill America’s leadership void. The summit, given the theme “Oh! The Places You’ll Go!”, is slated for 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7 in the Student Union ballroom, and will feature NFL player and MTSU alumnus Phillip Tanner. Organizers …

By Jamie A. Cooley// Staff Writer The documentary Reflect, Reclaim, Rejoice: Preserving the Gift of Black Sacred Music was shown in the Student Union Theater to kick off MTSU’s 2015 Black History Month. The film is based around the roots of African-Americans’ ancestral past and learning to preserve the customs and traditions of African slaves …

Murfreesboro police responded to a call around 9 a.m. Tuesday when a complainant advised there was some vandalism in the pool room of the complex, according to a police report. When they arrived at the scene they made contact with the complex’s manager, Fredia Lott, who advised that someone had “burned the exterior doors of the …