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MTSU Professor to lead panel to review name of Forrest Hall

A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has been appointed to lead a panel that will review the name of a campus building honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. The university said in June that it would engage the community … Continue reading

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“Freshman Girls Info Center” Sign Lands Frat Suspension

A Middle Tennessee State University fraternity under scrutiny after local members allegedly posted a sexist banner outside it’s off-campus house as the new school term begins. The Tennessean reports a sign reading “Freshman Girls info Center” hung outside the Sigma … Continue reading

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MTSU Senior Charged in Death of 22-year-old Woman

Authorities say a senior at Middle Tennessee State University has been accused of killing a 22-year-old woman who was found dead inside her apartment. Multiple media report that Brandon Bowling was taken into custody on Saturday and charged with first-degree … Continue reading

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Vets the focus of New Tennessee Reconnect Program

Eleven Tennessee colleges will roll out new programs for student veterans in the fall thanks to $1 million in state funding that is part of a wide-ranging effort to draw more veterans to the state. Gov. Bill Haslam’s office announced the recipients of the Veteran … Continue reading

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Police Need Help with Case of Young Murder Victim

Murfreesboro Police want tot talk with anyone who had contact with a young murder victim before she was found dead in her apartment Friday morning. Heather Maples, age 22, was found dead by a friend at her apartment across from … Continue reading

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Study Shows Large Increase in Tennessee’s Vehicle Exports

A new study shows that motor vehicle exports from Tennessee have more than doubled since 2000. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, the Middle Tennessee State University study says vehicles accounted for 8.5 percent of all state exports in 2014, … Continue reading

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MTSU to ‘Revisit’ Forrest Hall Name

Middle Tennessee State University is ready to “engage the university community” about Forrest Hall, which is named after the Confederate general, President Sidney McPhee said Wednesday. “Debate about the name of Forrest Hall has surfaced periodically through the years,” McPhee … Continue reading

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