By Lauren Mandrell Assistant A&E Editor Business is brewing for one local company nestled off the beaten path 30 miles from campus. The Turtle Anarchy Brewing Company has been open a little more than a year as family business that can make any student feel instantly at home. Located across from subdivisions in Franklin, it’s …

By Claire Osburn A&E Editor After countless hits, accolades, producer credits, major life events and five children, Bee Gee’s rock star Barry Gibb is in the midst of his first-ever solo tour and shows no signs of slowing down. “Having lost all my brothers and dealing with that factor of life, the idea of seizing …

By Logan Barnes Staff writer The “Arkham” series has always been a beautiful diamond in the gaming world. It shone with “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and the cut was perfected with “Batman: Arkham City.” But, with “Arkham Origins,” they may have cut off just a little too much. Despite the original “Arkham” developers, Rocksteady Studios, passing …

By Patty Greer Contributing writer Mountain Oasis, formally known as Moogfest, took place this past weekend in Asheville, N.C. Headliners Bassnectar, Nine Inch Nails and Pretty Lights, immediately set the mood for a weekend of good vibes. Mountain Oasis in itself has always been a different kind of music festival. For starters, the festival is …

By Emily Stubbs Contributing writer Noteworthy singer-songwriters performed to a packed crowd at the legendary Bluebird Cafe Tuesday night for Freedom Sings. Freedom Sings is an entertaining, yet educational multimedia program of the First Amendment Center and, according to its website, “features music that has been banned or censored or has sounded a call for …

By Noel S. Heath Assistant A&E Editor Inspired by a novel on his summer reading list, a music education major from Columbia composed a completely original concert music ensemble in just two days. “Perils of the Pearl” has since been premiered by the MTSU Symphony Orchestra and was well received. “It’s not every day that …