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MTSU Solar Trash Compactor

Photo by Austin Lewis // Staff Photographer Brandon Lewis, MTSU senior and member of Students for Environmental Action, has implemented and successfully created a plan for installing two solar-powered trash compactors on campus. Lewis became involved in Students for Environmental Action during the fall of 2013. “I have always been environmentally conscious, so I ran …

Story by David Taylor // Staff Writer Ratemyprofessors.com helps countless students across the nation decide which teacher they should or shouldn’t take for a course based on ratings given by their fellow students. Rate My Professors uses a rating system from one to five for professors across three different categories: helpfulness, clarity and easiness. These …

MTSU, Middle Tennessee Boulevard, Amanda Freuler, Construction

MTSU has contributed $5 million to the renovation of Middle Tennessee Boulevard that officially began on Jan. 11, 2016. Middle Tennessee Boulevard runs along the west side of MTSU’s campus, connecting Greenland Drive and East Main Street. The project has been 15 years in the making and is expected to take about two and a …

Tyler Jones Nicholas McGee McMinnville Murder

Tyler Jones, left, and Nicholas McGee, right, were charged with the murder of Osbaldo Luna on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in McMinnville, Tenn. MTSU student Nicholas McGee, 20, was arrested Jan. 13 in McMinnville, Tennessee, for the murder of Osbaldo Luna, according to News Channel 5. Luna, 44, was found with a gunshot wound on Tuesday in a …

Rutherford County Commission, State's Rights Act, MTSU

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor // Managing Editor MTSU students, alumni and parents attended tonight’s Rutherford County Commissioner meeting to protest the State’s Rights Resolution, which the commissioners voted to pass with two new amendments. If passed at the state level, the act will allow state representatives to dismiss rulings made by the Supreme Court …

A scheduled power outage will affect multiple campus buildings Sunday, according to an MTSU release. The outage is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Satellite Chilling Plant, the Dyslexia Center and Project HELP (Ann Campbell Center). The Dyslexia Center will continue to run on a generator. While those are the only buildings scheduled to lose power, there is a …