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Story by Jayla Jackson / Contributing Writer  A bomb threat was issued at the Walmart located on S. Rutherford Boulevard Thursday evening. Murfreesboro Police responded to a bomb threat, evacuating the Walmart around 6:15 p.m. Thursday. Employees and shoppers were moved to the Murphy USA gas station until policed cleared the scene around 7:30. No …

Story and photo by Lexi Marshall / Contributing Writer Half a million women and men from across the United States and around the world marched in Washington D.C. on Saturday to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump and to advocate a feminist platform. I was there. I, along with three others, left MTSU’s campus …

Photo by Emily Austin / Sidelines Archive In an effort to create a better quality environment for fitness, the MTSU Recreation Center has started off the spring semester with some recent improvements to their facilities including new equipment, classes from yoga to spin classes, and a fitness app. Students Fitness which gives students fitness advice …

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff Office  Robert Arnold, the former Rutherford County Sheriff, who was jailed due to corruption charges, pleaded guilty to three of the 14 charges in court Wednesday morning. According to reports by the Daily News Journal, Arnold pleaded guilty to wire fraud, honest services fraud and extortion in Wednesday’s court session. …

Photo Courtesy of MTSU’s SGA Story by Alexis Marshall/ Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association partnered with Tennessee Technological University this week to deliver supplies to the victims of the Gatlinburg wildfire. Dry conditions and high winds caused the fire to spread Monday night. Residents had to evacuate their homes. The fire destroyed …

joys of the season

Photo courtesy of Vimeo and MTSU’s EMC Department By Abigail Miller/ Contributing Writer Tonight, Middle Tennessee State University will be celebrating the holiday season with its annual “Joys of the Season” event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Tucker Theatre. This year’s family-friendly event will feature various holiday-themed artwork and classic holiday performances, courtesy of the MTSU …