Minton Sparks SLF

She’s been dubbed everything from the love child of Flannery O’Connor and the ghost of Hank Williams, to the only non-country Country singer. A wearer of many hats, entertainer-writer Minton Sparks brought her artistry to Middle Tennessee State University this weekend for the 2016 Southern Literary Festival with her workshop, “Burn Through Your Story: Come Set Your …

Photos courtesy of US Congress & Mike Davidson//Hillary for America As election season continues, numbers seem to support Hillary Clinton’s status as the Democratic presidential nominee. A divide, however, has persisted between millennial Democrats and older generations, with polls and reports repeatedly suggesting Clinton is having a hard time winning over the younger group. So, despite Clinton’s power, why have so many millennial …

Southern Literary Festival 2016

History is in the making this year — no, we’re not talking about the presidential election. For the first time in its 79-year run, MTSU is hosting the 2016 Southern Literary Festival this weekend, March 24-26. MTSU only just registered to become a member school two years ago. “We are beginning to be recognized as …

Photo by Rachael Keisling // Staff Photographer No matter your stance on the issue of campus assault, it’s hard to argue against the fact that most college organizations concerned with issues of abuse, specifically sexual abuse, are geared toward prevention and dealing with the aftermath. Targeted toward victims, these groups often do more to teach them how to ‘prevent’ …

Oscars

Hollywood’s finest turned out in all their customary glitz and glamour, gifting us a night filled with incredible fashion, cringe-worthy speeches and just the right dose of uncomfortable jokes. But it was also a night of sorrow, for we bade farewell to a faithful friend. As much as it pains us, we must announce the death of …

Suspect

February is the month of love. It’s a time to celebrate close relationships and bonds. Or, it’s a time to shadow some people who are celebrating love as a third wheel. If you’re that person and you’re sick of all the Bachelor drama, the twitterpated couples and the lovey-dovey romance in the air, MTV is here to save you. Because …