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Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Principal John E. Ash works in his East Main Street office on a chilly September afternoon. Like nearly any principal’s office, photos, artwork and merchandise brandishing the school logo occupy the shelves. However, the Central Magnet School principal’s office is also home to fading leather-bound yearbooks from former …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  It was a little past 9 o’clock on a September Monday night. The sky was painted coal-black and the temperature staggered at 70 degrees, and I was seeking an adrenaline rush. As I neared the gravel-filled curve to Dyer Street — a Rockvale Road just minutes outside of …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Let me start out by being scarily candid: I do not believe in ghosts. I have never believed in ghosts, and it is possible that I will never believe in ghosts. That being said, I, who has been personally labeled as an avid skeptic by friends and family, …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Our managing editor Marissa Gaston sat down with MTSU Professor of Theater Jette Halladay, who not only teaches a popular storytelling class on campus, but is also a founding member of BoroTellers, a local storytelling group made up of about five people. Before Murfreesboro had all the trappings …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / Graphic Design Editor  You hear something go bump in the night, and you panic; fear begins to creep into your mind. “Did I lock the door?” you ask yourself, afraid that an unwelcome intruder found his or her way into your home. Then a more sinister thought invades: what if …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / Graphic Design Editor  Every town or city has their local dentists, hairdressers, firefighters, police officers and postmen. However, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where legends and sightings of the supernatural are deeply intertwined with the history of a seemingly average city, residents have a local paranormal investigation organization. Stones River Paranormal, founded …