Photos courtesy of Jack Millard This article is pulled from the front page of Sidelines’ first October print edition. Pick up your copy today in numerous locations across MTSU’s campus.  Six years ago, actor and artist Jack Millard tragically lost his wife of 17 ½ years to a car accident while she was in the …

Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco This past weekend, Nashville celebrated its 40th annual Oktoberfest. Over ten city blocks were covered in food vendors, performers, food trucks and all kinds of traditions related to the event. The event officially started on Thursday with its opening ceremony and multiple musical performances, but only lasted for seven …

Photo and Story by Sydney Cohn “Real strong women” is a mantra that inspires philanthropy projects within the Alpha Chi Omega sorority, and on Oct. 9th, the MTSU chapter exhibited exactly that by holding the “Light the Night” event, a vigil for victims of domestic violence.  Justice Ross, the vice president of philanthropy, explained, “Last …

Photo Courtesy of Al Jazeera Story by Aaliyah Johnson/Contributing Writer The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, hosted by comedian Lil Duval, was a night filled with nostalgia, comedy and raw talent. The show featured opportunities for rappers to get their voices heard by the public with the BET Cypher, which included artists Kash Doll, IDK, …

Photo Courtesy of TheWrap Story by Brandon Black/Lifestyles Editor With the release of Todd Phillips’ “Joker” film this upcoming weekend, Sidelines found it pertinent to address the controversy surrounding the movie in addition to the measures that theater chains are taking to avoid potential danger ahead of our review on Friday. The media landscape in …

Photos and Story by Veronica Prigmore/Contributing Writer Music lovers from across the country visited Music City for the 20th annual Americana Festival. The six-day event adds a twist to traditional festivals. With over 50 music venues across Nashville’s Metro area, there is never a dull moment. From Sept. 10 through Sept. 15th, fans attended showcases, …