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From the editors and staff of Sidelines  To: Gov. Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and members of the Tennessee Historical Commission             Forrest Hall was built in 1954, but it was not until four years later that the building at Middle Tennessee State University was named to honor Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Millions of COVID-19 vaccines are being sent out around the world, but new variants of the virus have confused the Center for Disease Control and companies making new vaccines. The community, state and world have seen the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases since March. Middle Tennessee State University’s …

Story by John Cantor / Contributing Writer Photos by Toriana Williams / News Editor             On a frigid and gray Wednesday morning, a sparse crowd gathered for the grand opening of a new building on campus— “new” as in recently remodeled.  Amassed of roughly 30 people, the crowd included local media, various campus officials and …

Story by Brendon Donoho / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University has introduced a new policy set to address “Consensual Relationships,” which has been approved by President Sidney McPhee and sent to the Business and Finance division of MTSU with an as-of-yet unannounced effective date. In outlining the policy’s purpose, it is stated that, “All …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor Middle Tennessee State University held its Suicide Prevention Mental Health and Wellness Virtual Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Hosted by Counseling Services counselors as well as staff from the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students, the fair featured presentations …

Story by Kristi Jones / Contributing Writer Photo via Google The Federal Government Education Department finalized the changes to the Title IX Policy and have been put into place since Aug. 14. “Our updated policy meets the new requirements of the federal regulations. The policy requires a member of the University community to file a …