By Gabriel Reyes Veterans and their families were honored during MTSU’s 33rd Salute to Armed Services Saturday afternoon, leading up to the Blue Raiders’ game against the Florida Atlantic University Owls. Veteran’s were given free tickets and food provided by State Farm and Barrett firearms. The Department of Veteran Affairs and Tennessee Valley Healthcare System …

Indie-pop group CRUISR will be opening for The 1975 at Track 29 in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Nov. 28, 2014. (FILE/CRUISR)

by Jay-Michael Wilson, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer Philadelphia-based indie-pop band CRUISR will open for English rock band The 1975 at Chattanooga’s Track 29 on Friday night. CRUISR began as a solo project of vocalist and guitarist Andy States that rapidly formed to a full band. After gaining attention with CRUISR’s debut EP All Over, he quickly realized that he …

By Madison Utley, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer CMA EDU of MTSU presented a panel of four influential individuals in the music industry Thursday night. Panelists, who were all members of the Young Entertainment Professionals network, began by talking about their college years and how they got to where they are today, as well as touching on their …

"Sidelines FM" airs weekly on WMTS 88.3 Murfreesboro. (FILE/WMTS)

On this week’s edition of Sidelines FM, we let our WMTS intern Jade Peppers take control of the playlist. She played tracks from Daft Punk, Gorillaz, The xx and more. The playlist also featured new tracks from Yelle, Zammuto and Devonte Hynes for good measure. Stream our playlist below via Spotify: Follow Jade Peppers on Twitter at …

By Jamie A. Cooley, MTSU Sidelines Staff Writer Artist and MTSU student Sarah Growden showcased her “Eric the Doll” art exhibit at Moxie Art Supply on Friday evening. Eric  is a character created by Growden, who runs an Instagram account dedicated to the doll’s everyday life. The gallery contained many comical elements within the exhibit, including Eric the …

By Jamie A. Cooley, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer Michael Knox, the primary producer for Jason Aldean, participated in a hour and a half student Q&A in the Mass Communication building on Tuesday night. Knox, a MTSU alumnus and vice president of the global independent publishing company Peer Music, answered questions on his success as a producer. Knox started off …