MTSU officially announced and celebrated the name of the College of Media and Entertainment, formerly the college of Mass Communication, during an event with faculty and alumni at Broadcast Music Industry Terrace on Tuesday night. University President Sidney McPhee joined media and entertainment Dean, Ken Paulson, in introducing the name change and explaining the thought process …

  With MTSU’s recent Constitution and Civil Rights events on campus, it’s only fitting that renowned singer-songwriter and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie discussed free speech, inspiration and songwriting with recording industry students on Sept. 17. Sainte-Marie, 74, was awarded the Spirit of Americana Free Speech in Music Award by the Americana Music Association in Nashville on Sept. 16. Much of …

Denver-based Paper Bird has been gaining more national attention lately with the rising popularity of Americana music, and the band is stoked to showcase its new music in front of their producer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Oates at the 16th annual Americana Music Festival. The band is set to perform at …

If you pass Central Christian Church on the corner of East Main Street, you’ll notice a little box on a pole, similar to a birdhouse, with a gold dome on top that replicates the church roof. Placed in front of it is a rock for small children to stand on and reach into the  glass door, …

Shelf Life is a  recurring book column where our staff review buzzed-about novels, interview authors and discuss personal favorites. MTSU alumna Shannon Greenland is the author of several award-winning fiction novels, including the teen spy series The Specialists and the young adult romance The Summer My Life Began. Under the pseudonym S.E Green, Greenland has …

MTSU students got creative with outdoor entertainment while the university was closed for icy weather conditions. Check out our gallery of students’ innovative snow fun below: