Well-known Colorado sculptor Sean O’Meallie opened a display in the Todd Art Gallery on Monday. O’Meallie is a former toy maker and art professor whose works of painted wood with multilayered content often stimulates contemplation beyond their individual aesthetics. “In my work I usually draw on intellectual, visual and spatial opportunities presented by circumstance to …

By Savanna Hazlewood // Staff Writer Local elementary students recreated famous works of art to be displayed in Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts starting Feb. 26. The exhibit features large collages put together by students that recreate famous works of art when pieced together. The gallery includes renditions of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night …

by Savanna Hazlewood // Staff Writer  Former CNN executive producer Jeffery Reid shared his insight into media diversity and offered career advice to Journalism students Monday night as part of MTSU’s Black History Month. Reid, an MTSU alumnus, is most critically acclaimed for executive producing the Black in America series with Soledad O’Brien, and has covered breaking news such as …

by Savanna Hazlewood // Contributing Writer  Tips on how to lobby lawmakers were shared with the Murfreesboro Branch of the American Association of University Women in MTSU’s Sam Ingram building on Tuesday evening. The meeting was called to order at 5:45 p.m. and was led by Joyce McDaniel and Jane Grigor Ferrell of the Ferrell-McDaniel …

by Savanna Hazlewood // Contributing Writer The John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies presented an examination of the role of the First Amendment and the challenges of reporting in last summer’s Ferguson, Missouri shooting in MTSU’s Tucker Theatre on Tuesday night. The lecture featured St. Louis Post-Dispatch photographer and videographer David Carson, …

Harvey Stein's "Harlem Street Portraits" will be on display at the Baldwin Photographic Gallery until Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Stein will speak in room 103 of the John Bragg Mass Communication Building on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

By Savanna Hazlewood, Contributing Writer Harvey Stein’s Harlem Street Portraits collection opened last week in the Baldwin Photographic Gallery, located on the second floor of the John Bragg Mass Communication Building. The photographs depict the people of Harlem’s everyday lives in the the New York City neighborhood. The portraits are intended to show both the …