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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 …

An enslaved West African scholar’s story is being told by the translation work of an Islamic studies professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Carl Ernst spoke about his work at Middle Tennessee State University on Tuesday. The scholar in question, Omar Said, was born in Futa Tora in modern-day Senegal. …

Story by Alyssa Williams | Contributing Writer A screening of a documentary that questions many transgender issues, including surgery, in America was met with a protest by a coalition of political and pride groups on Oct. 5.  The film, “What is a Woman?” starring conservative podcast host and children’s author Matt Walsh was shown on …

Author and award-winning mental health speaker Ross Szabo visited Middle Tennessee State University Wednesday and spoke to students about a topic all too relevant for young people: suicide prevention. Szabo has many accomplishments, especially in the world of mental health. He was the Director of Outreach for the National Mental Health Awareness Campaign from 2002 …

Middle Tennessee State University alumna and author of upcoming book “No Choice: The Destruction of Roe v. Wade and the Fight to Protect a Fundamental American Right,” spoke to a group of MTSU students. Former MTSU Sidelines editor-in-chief and current Reckon News reporter Becca Andrews discussed the challenges of writing a book on abortion in …

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 …