Faculty and students gave a fond tribute to Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon by recreating the iconic album live in its entirety Monday night at Tucker Theatre. The 10-piece tribute band “Us and Them” is made up of recording industry professors, graduate students and others, as well as frequent guest-spot from Memphis saxophonist Chris Piecuch. …

MTSU’s faculty performed a small concert honoring renowned bandleader and trumpeter Kenny Wheeler on Monday night. The concert worked not only as a tribute to the recently-deceased musician but also as a welcoming escape from the cold with its warm and often complex musical arrangements. The intimate show, held in the T. Earl Hinton Music …

Filmmaker and vice-provost for MTSU International Affairs Dr. Ric Morris premiered his documentary Medicine in Guatemala at the Keathley University Center theater Tuesday night. The film followed a group of MTSU nursing students and faculty members who traveled to Los Robles, Guatemala last summer in order to treat residents who had little access to hospitals. With $12,000 …

With a focus on personal growth and optimism, Rylund Exum is a local rapper who steers clear from modern stereotypes of mainstream rap music. Inspired by artists such as Lupe Fiasco and Kendrick Lamar, Exum’s music tightropes between playful and inspiring, boastful and poignant, all the time keeping a soulful swagger. His tracks “Hello Universe” and …

The Center for the Arts premiered their version of The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy last night to a packed audience. Despite the limited production value, the musical proved to be an entertaining ride highlighted by some poignant performances and faithful renditions of iconic rock anthems—the most iconic among them being the musical’s most recognizable …

Author and professor of Sociology Dr. Joel Best discussed issues concerning student loans and debt this morning as part of a social science seminar in the James Union Building. Titled “The Student Loan Mess: How It Got Here and Why It’s Not Going Away,” Best’s lecture focused on America’s growing reliance with student loans and …