Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. For a lot of people, that means going out and buying sweet gifts for a significant other. For those without a special someone, however, Valentine’s Day can take on a whole new meaning. It becomes what many have dubbed “Singles Awareness Day,” the one day of the …

Shelf Life is a weekly book column where our staff reviews new releases, buzzed-about novels and personal favorites. Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, made into a major motion picture last year, is a psychological thriller that deals with complex elements of love, hate, jealousy, obsession and lies. Although the movie was aesthetically disturbing for viewers, the …

Ancient music inspired by the landscapes of rural China filled the lobby of James E. Walker Library on Thursday afternoon. Tianyi Wei, a senior mathematics major from Beijing, China, performed songs on the guzheng, a large, Chinese string instrument dating back to around 400 B.C. Theevent was hosted by the library in conjunction with International …

A Student Week Dinner honoring nontraditional students that featured guest speaker and life coach Robin Crawford was held in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday night. The dinner, hosted by the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students, was one of many events held to connect nontraditional students to one another and the university. According …

MTSU’s Career Development Center will host its largest career fair of the year on Thursday in the Student Union Ballroom. The fair, now in its 32nd consecutive year, will run from 1p.m.-4 p.m. It serves as a starting point for students with resumes looking to find jobs within their major after graduation, as well as …

Renowned illustrator and author of children’s books, John Hendrix, opened both a display and a student show in the Todd Art Gallery with a lecture for students about the craft of illustration and the importance of visual art on Monday. Hendrix’s gallery, titled “Drawing by Heart: The Illustrations of John Hendrix,” displays a variety of his …