Posts in category

Crime


Story by Serena Vasudeva | Contributing Writer Protesters and Student Government Association members heard from Middle Tennessee State University Police Chief Edwin Kaup Thursday about an arrest at True Blue Parking Garage that week.  Kaup revealed previously unkown details about the arrest and addressed criticisms of the arresting officers in the wake of videos of …

Story by Brian Branch | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University Police Department Chief Edwin Kaup revealed previously unknown details Thursday concerning an arrest in True Blue Parking Garage on Oct. 5. Witnesses captured the arrest on video, sparking controversy about the responding officers’ behavior. Leading up to the arrest, the suspects forced their way …

Story by Alyssa Williams | Contributing Writer Video clips of four Middle Tennessee State University police officers apprehending a non-student attending what campus police termed a non-sanctioned student event have raised questions about the measure of force used by the officers. But MTSU President Sidney McPhee said the clips circulating on social media “do not reflect the …

Reported burglary, aggravated assault and fondling decreased by 60% on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus in 2021, according to the school’s Annual Security Report. Hate crimes also went down by 43%, and reported instances of domestic violence went down to one, compared to five in 2020. The annual report presents crime data for on-campus locations …

Story by Serena Vasudeva On Friday, in the grassy area in front of the Science Building, volunteers hosted an interactive art installation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in order to raise awareness for human trafficking. The piece is part of the Red Sand Project, created by artist Molly Gochman in 2014 to raise awareness …

Story by Gus Wright | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University held a school shooting drill on Aug. 26. The school held training in the wake of increased gun violence across the country, most notably being the Uvalde shooting on May 24, 2022, where 19 students and two teachers were fatally shot while 17 others …