Guns, gore, and girl-power control post-zombie society in The Walking Dead’s season five premiere. Contrary to the show’s typical season premieres, “No Sanctuary”  picked-up exactly where season four left off. Though the show’s lack of a time-lapse was uncharacteristic, it allowed the action to start earlier and ultimately led to an exceptional episode. Rick, Deryl, Glen and …

The Society for Photographic Educations (SPE) held a reception for the “Engaging Possibilities” Member Exhibit at Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts on Thursday evening. While the exhibit features art by amateur, student and professional photographers, the purpose is not just to display photos, but to encourage local students to learn photography, as well. “[SPE] has really influenced me. …

MTSU alumnus and past features editor for Sidelines Juanita Thouin (pronounced THOO’-ihn) has announced that she will be running for a seat on the Murfreesboro City Council. The election to fill the seat formerly occupied by Toby Gilley will be held during the general election on November the fourth. Though she has not been previously involved in local …

The university has experienced a decrease in enrollment for the 2014-2015 year which will cause a drop in funding due to the lack of tuition from students. MTSU is down 1,152 students, or 4.82%, this year from last fall semester, according to the Office of Enrollment. The drastic loss of student tuition paid to MTSU …

Dr. Jackie Gilbert, a Middle Tennessee State University business professor, influenced the June 3 passage of the Healthy Workplace Bill into Tennessee state law. House Bill 1981 and its Senate companion Senate Bill 2226, were sponsored by state Rep. Antonio “2 Shay” Parkinson and state Sen. Jim Kyle, both Memphis Democrats.  The law requires state …

Hundreds of firefighters gathered Sunday, Sept. 14 to climb the stairs of the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower in downtown Nashville as a memorial to the 343 firefighters lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Each firefighter climbed the building’s 28 flights of stairs four times to match the World Trade Center’s 110 flights. Many did so …