Alex Nagey

Alexander “Alex” Nagy, longtime journalism professor and former dean of MTSU’s School of Mass Communication (now Media and Entertainment), died Sunday, Jan. 17, at Tennessee State Veterans Home in Murfreesboro. He was 90. Nagy came to MTSU in 1980 as a professor in the School of Mass Communication after five years as the founding chairman of the …

It’s not going to be long before Christmas music hits us in full force, so Sidelines has compiled a list of Thanksgiving tunes to savour this last week of November. Listen to this 27-track playlist at your disposal, whether it’s at your friendsgiving gatherings, on your drive home for the holiday or in the background …

Full-time student and traveler Kelsey Martin spent Friday morning and afternoon roaming the streets in Paris, unaware of the events that would transpire several hours later. Martin, a 19-year-old nursing major from Selmer, Tennessee, has been studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain, for more than two months. Knowing her time overseas is limited, she decided to spend a …

MTSU’s Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and SGA kicked off the 2015 National Week of Action, which is sponsored by the “It’s On Us” campaign, with events to raise awareness about sexual assault. “It’s On Us” is a national campaign launched by President Barack Obama in 2014 to prevent sexual assault on college campuses. …

Vice President Joe Biden addressed thousands of city leaders from across the country as part of the National League of Cities’ annual meeting at Nashville’s Music City Center Thursday afternoon. Biden, who spoke for about 45 minutes, reflected on his early start in local government as a county councilman in Delaware and acknowledged the duties of local officials, who he said often go unrecognized for …

Taylor Swift unleashed a double dose of theatrics (and special guests, of course) for her two sold-out shows at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville this weekend. Steven Tyler, Alison Krauss and country singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini all joined the 25-year-old mega star on stage Friday night, which adds to the growing list of big-name artists Swift has …