Photo courtesy of Respect My Region Story by Nathaniel Nichols / Contributing Writer After a year of anticipation, Lana Del Rey is back and ready to hypnotize with her two new sultry, psychedelic singles, produced by Jack Antonoff, called “Mariners Apartment Complex” and “Venice B****.” “Mariners Apartment” feels very enlightening and happy in comparison to …

Photo and story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer MTSU’s School of Music had quite the show Sunday in the form of the Steinway Piano Sale, hosted in the Wright Music Building. Students, faculty and the public were invited to browse the Steinway inventory that included new and used Steinway & Sons, Essex and Boston …

Photo and story by Ghaliah Almuyidi / Contributing Writer The MTSU Board of Trustees discussed the creation of a new bachelor of science degree in data science in its quarterly meeting in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street Tuesday. Near the start of the meeting, Board Chairman Stephen Smith shared a few activities that …

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Story by Mary Claire Bennett / Contributing Writer More than a week after the death of 26-year-old rapper Mac Miller, fans and friends work to reconcile the loss through provocative dialogue about substance abuse and mental health. Miller, known for his transparency in discussing such issues, has left behind no shortage …

Photo and story by Trianne Newbrey / Contributing Writer On Friday, friends, fans and family gathered in the small, comfy confines of Nashville concert venue East Room to celebrate Nordista Freeze’s 22nd birthday. The “Happy Birthday Nordista Freeze Birthday Bash” hosted four local Tennessee bands: Future Crib, The Broomestix, Freeze and Spaceface. Freeze is a …

Photo courtesy of Matthew Murphy Story by Caryn Tramel / Contributing Writer  “School of Rock: The Musical” is a hilarious, high-energy production from start to finish. This production was a part of Broadway at TPAC, presented in part with HCA Tristar Health. Once again, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center did not disappoint with the start …