Photos and Story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer On Saturday, October 19, the fourth annual ‘Boro International Festival was held at the historic Cannonsburgh Village in downtown Murfreesboro. The festival is a multi-cultural event that is organized and hosted by Intercultural Awareness & Education Experience and sponsored by the Confucius Institute and MTSU International Affairs. It …

Photo courtesy of the Tennessee Steam Festival  Story by Bryanna Weinstein The Tennessee Steam Festival, a three-day, state-wide event created driven by Murfreesboro’s Discovery Center with the intention to inspire students to get involved with the sciences,  commenced on October 17 and ended on October 20. It’s impact, however, continues. As part of the festival, …

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, …