Stoner doom metal band Electric Wizard comes to Marathon Music Works for a night of sludge

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Cage the Elephant returns with songs of heartbreak, hope with ‘Social Cues’

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Young the Giant, Phoebe Ryan, MTSU performers leave crowd wanting more at Spring Concert Series

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Persecution and progress: A look at Rutherford County’s troubled past of hate crimes, racism

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News from MTSU, Murfreesboro and Rutherford County


Story by Madeline Quinby / Studio M  History shows Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, Tennessee, are not strangers to hate crime. From when the Ku Klux Klan first came to Murfreesboro in 1868 to a planned White Lives Matter rally on the public square in 2017, themes of hate and prejudice plague the past. These biased …

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday evening that they are partnering with the Clarksville Police Department in the search for 16-year-old fugitive Tai Tyrone Harrell. Harrell escaped custody from the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center around 1:42 p.m. on April 11. Surveillance video shows Harrell stealing a dark grey 2019 Toyota Tundra from the …

Photos and Story by Amber Cetinel/ Contributing Writer Sunday afternoon’s blue skies and blooming trees were the perfect welcome for MTSU’s annual Panhellenic Council Easter egg hunt, held on MTSU President Sidney McPhee’s lawn. MTSU fraternities and sororities offered games and candy to participants of the event, which attracts between 200 and 300 people each …

Photos and Story by Emily Blalock/ Contributing writer The Asian Student Association hosted its first Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Night on Thursday evening in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Although Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is set in May, the Association wanted to host the event when …

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Blue Raider Sports

Baseball: #7 Vanderbilt roughs up MT pitching in 15-3 blowout win

Baseball: MTSU has impressive weekend over Western Kentucky, completes series sweep

Softball: Series against UAB cut short due to weather, teams exchange victories in doubleheader

Baseball: Wigginton’s heroics lift Blue Raiders past Racers in extra innings

Music, Arts, Culture


Photos by Makayla Boling and Max Leach / Contributing Writer and Assistant Lifestyles Editor Story by Max Leach / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  The MT Spare Signature Concert series returned to Murphy Center on Thursday, with epic performances from Mills Turner & the Local Grocery, Phoebe Ryan and Young the Giant. The highly anticipated spring 2019 …

Story and photos by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer  This year was MTSU’s Kappa Delta sorority’s 16th year hosting their annual philanthropic Wing Fling event. The event raises money for The Family Center of Rutherford County along with Prevent Child Abuse America. Upon entering the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center to get a ticket for …

Photo courtesy of Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer In November 2018, Anderson .Paak escaped his usual smooth-edged beats and soulful singing to create an album that was a bit rougher around the edges, with his album “Oxnard.” Only six months later, Paak has followed up that release with his newest, “Ventura.” On …