MTSU alumna Leslie Merritt has returned to campus to share her passion for leadership and the community in her new position as the director of Fraternity & Sorority Life. Merritt, a 2007 political science graduate, began her journey in administration during her graduate years as a staff member of Center for Student Involvement and Leadership under …

Frequenters of the downtown Murfreesboro square are most likely familiar with Mars’ frozen treats and gourmet popcorn. The shop puts a spin on the two classics, offering creative blends of flavors depending upon what the owners are in the mood for, according to Dave and Gina Stansberry, the owners. “It’s essentially whatever I’m in the mood or …

MTSU will be hosting a series of events throughout February in observance of Black History Month. The theme of this year’s Black History Month is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.” The events will center on the heritage of the African American community with movies, speakers and more. This year’s Black History Month Featured …

Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive Phi Beta Sigma’s annual philanthropic event Stepping for a Cure will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday in Tucker Theatre. Each year, the Greek community of MTSU comes together to step for a cause. Although dominated mostly by sororities, a few fraternities show out their best steps in …

Harper Lee Go Set A Watchman

If sledding and snowmen aren’t your thing, and you’re more inclined to curl up next to a fireplace and read a good book, give one of these snow day reads a try. 1. Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee Take it back to the days of high school assigned-reading assignments of To Kill A Mockingbird. …

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Ages

Photo from oaklandsmansion.org Oaklands Historic House Museum has opened their fifth annual “Wedding Dresses Through the Ages” exhibit with support from MTSU and the community. The staggering amount of white lace filling the room inspires awe in the attendees and oftentimes gasps, according to Mary Beth Nevills, education director of Oaklands Museum. Adorned with giant …