By: Mark Priddy,  Contributing Writer The Women’s Volleyball team strove to win against The University of Illinois, yet could not surpass the Fighting Illini’s ability to score. Starters Chelsea Ross from Middle Tennessee, and Liz McMahon from Illinois performed intensely as the home team attempted to come back from an initial set of 25-11. The …

By Rhiannon Gilbert, Staff Writer University President Sidney McPhee gave a lecture on his visits to China and his passion for photography to students and faculty members in the Todd Art Gallery on Wednesday afternoon. The lecture marked the first day of “CHINA: Through the Eyes of an American University President,” an exhibit featuring McPhee’s photos …

By Jamie A. Cooley Contributing Writer A celebration for the release of local singer-songwriter Michael McQuaid’s “Heart & Soul” EP was held at Autograph Studios Friday night. Local musicians  Vann, Tyler Evanston Moore and Ryan Kenney served as opening acts for McQuaid and provided the laid-back audience with genres ranging from R&B to rock. The event officially began at …

By Blake Jennings The James Walker Library delivered an undead welcome to swarms of freshman this past weekend. The typically prestigious building was overrun with zombified librarians, student zombie-hunters and hundreds of unsuspecting victims from 6-9 pm this past Labor Day. Called “Night of the Walker Dead”, the event served as a fun, bloody welcome, featuring …

By Natalie Shipley Assistant Lifestyles Editor Lightning 100’s free concert series Live on the Green in Nashville continued its second week on Thursday night, filling the lawn of Public Square Park with an estimated 20,000 people for a three-band onslaught of music to fit all tastes. The evening’s shows began with gritty southern rock, transitioned to electro-pop …