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Photo and Story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer Entering the auditorium, a dim light caresses the face of an open home as soft tunes of the late ’30s smoothly kiss your eardrum. Anticipation grows for the 7:30 curtain, and as it rises, a young boy throws a ball at the wall as if he’s …

Photo and Story by Ethan Clark / Contributing Writer Senators from Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Government Association decided to table debate on a resolution to construct a pavilion for students taking apartment shuttles in their weekly meeting Thursday. The resolution, introduced by Sen. Simone LeClaire at the previous week’s meeting, would provide for the …

Photo by Joi Williams / MTSU Sidelines Story by Calvin Smith / Sports Reporter The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-4) begin conference play on Sunday against the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners. Just like always, Conference USA brings a tough slate of games for the Blue Raiders. MTSU currently places tenth in the C-USA standings …

Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Macklemore has gone solo with “Gemini,” his first solo work since his debut album, “The Language of My World,” in 2005 and his first release since “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” in February of last year with Ryan Lewis. Notably, Lewis, his producer on “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” and …

Photo and story by Jackson Goodman / Contributing Writer Outside the Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro’s Civic Plaza, people gathered to participate in Everybody Drum Some, a community rhythm event, Friday night. “Everybody’s got their own contribution to the music we make tonight,” said organizer Ross Lester. Lester was an accomplished percussionist in the Memphis …

Photo and Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer In 1973, times were much different in Murfreesboro. Artifacts of those times were put on display Friday morning when a time capsule, which was placed in a wall in the Murfreesboro Police Department during its construction in 1973, was retrieved, and the seal broken. Frank Caperton, …