Amanda Freuler // Contributing Writer MTSU’s starting quarterback Brent Stockstill receives the snap, grips the familiar, slick leather, his arms mechanically taking over to make the pass. The football slices through the air until it is caught by tight end, Terry Pettis. Pettis rushes the ball towards the end zone and the first touchdown in MTSU’s …

Lacey Kanipe // Contributing writer Lamont Dozier, dubbed the #1 songwriter in America, will receive an honor from the Center for Popular Music this Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Keathley University Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Dozier is part of the renowned songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland and has written …

Emily Austin // Contributing writer Most college students tend to live unhealthy lifestyles. We sit in classes all day, stare at a computer for hours cranking out our research papers, stuff our faces with pizza, and then sleep for about five hours before doing it all over again. With finals coming up fast, students are …

Taylor Ward // Contributing writer Murfreesboro’s Saturday Market on the Square is a great place for families and members of the community to shop for local goods and fresh produce. Local farmers and businesses gather in the square every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon, to sell a variety of products and bring the …

Atlanta Northcutt // Contributing writer Modest Mouse put on two mind-blowing performances Tuesday and Wednesday night at the historic War Memorial Auditorium in downtown Nashville. With the release of their newest album, “Strangers to Ourselves,” Modest Mouse has come back from their longest break in creating music. The shows brought together a wide range of …

Etta Petersen // Contributing writer Each Sunday at noon, a group of combatants take over Nashville’s Elmington Park and battles until sundown. These fighters are part of a combat group called Dur Demarion. Dur Demarion is a faction within the national fighting organization Belegarth. Belgarth shouldn’t be confused with LARPing: though both involve fighting and …