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An MTSU Student Government Association senator, Kelsey Dempsey, was charged with public intoxication and underage consumption of alcohol on Aug. 29. Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Frost found Dempsey stumbling down Mercury Boulevard at 8 a.m., according to his incident report. The report states that Dempsey’s “level of intoxication” led Frost to believe she was …

A student walking through the Fairview parking lot on Monday afternoon reported a robbery, MTSU Police said in a campus-wide alert. The student said a man walked up to her in the parking lot and attempted to grab her purse while she walked through the 820 Fairview Ave. parking lot. When the suspect could not successfully …

A freshman student was assaulted in the Bell Street parking lot behind Lyon Hall on Tuesday night. After parking, the victim was approached from behind. The assailant was said to have grabbed her around the waist and covered her mouth, according to a police report. “I’ve been watching you for a while,” the assailant allegedly said, …

MTSU held their annual Student Organization Fair in the Student Union Commons from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 100 organizations set up tables to field questions from new students interested in expanding their extracurricular involvement on campus. For more campus news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, on Facebook at MTSU Sidelines and on Twitter at …

Formal Recruitment has begun for the six Panhellenic Conference sororities at MTSU. From now until registration ends on Sept. 18, sororities will be holding events to meet potential recruits. “I think that MTSU should expect to see a lot more of sororities on campus,” said Megan Townsend, the Panhellenic Vice President of Recruitment. “We really …

Departments at MTSU will work hard to closely monitor hours of students working multiple jobs at the university in order to comply with new laws in accordance with the Affordable Care Act, University President Sidney McPhee said. Recently, McPhee announced that students would no longer be able to work more than one campus job in order …