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This story was updated at 11:34 p.m. CST. A shooting occurred shortly after the Riverdale High School Graduation ceremony outside Murphy Center on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus on May 18, 2022. “At 8:51 p.m., Murfreesboro Police Department and MTSU Police responded to a shooting on the Middle Tennessee State University campus and found two …

Story and photo by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer On Wednesday, people across the globe were seen wearing denim jeans, jackets, vests and more to stand in solidarity with survivors and victims of sexual assault. Middle Tennessee State University students, faculty and staff commemorated this day by showcasing their denimwear. In addition, organizations such as …

Story by Georgia Smith / Contributing Writer When Lily Isaacs learned that McMinn County removed “Maus” from the East Tennessee county’s eighth-graders curriculum, she could only shake her head at the absurdity. Lily Isaacs, matriarch of the southern bluegrass gospel group The Isaacs, always tells the story of her parent’s time in Nazi concentration camps …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer For the fall semester, Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Body President-Elect is Executive Vice-President Jada Powell, who took 64 percent of the student vote, 444 in total. Sen. Cameron Paschal won Vice President with 68 percent of the vote, 475 in total. The current Student Body President, Winton …

Story and photos by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Wondering what those loud smashing sounds and uplifting cheers were all about in the Middle Tennessee State University Campus Recreation Center on Wednesday? Only the fifth event in MTSU’s De-Stress Fest: Take 15 week! April 11 through 15, MTSU carved time out to incorporate events that …

Story and photos by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Student organizations at Middle Tennessee State University raised money for the American Cancer Society during its Relay for Life event in the Student Union atrium on Friday evening. Relay for Life volunteers lead the event with an American Cancer Society banner. From 5 p.m. to 8 …