By Amberly Holden, MTSU Sidelines Staff Writer American Tall Tales started its weekend run in Tucker Theatre on Wednesday night. The play was written in 2003 by MTSU faculty and students for the purpose of introducing American folklore to audiences around the world. In the spring of 2004 , the performance was taken to Finland, …

By Samantha Hearn and Robby Ker Alberto Gonzales, the former United States Attorney General during the George W. Bush administration, was welcomed to campus on Thursday afternoon by a mix of potential law students and protestors. Gonzales, the current Dean of Belmont University Law School, spoke on law school and the legal profession at 1 pm in …

Grammy-nominated folk musician/scholar Stephen Wade will visit MTSU this week to give a series of concerts and talks. The main highlight of Wade’s visit will be “A Concert and Conversation with Stephen Wade,” which will take place at 5 p.m. in room S102, the State Farm room, of MTSU’s Business and Aerospace Building as part of the MTSU’s College …

By Robby Kerr, Contributing Writer The MTSU Honors College continued its “Power of Place” lecture series with a historical account of the role Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe played in the birth of America’s film industry in the early 20th century. “Placing the American Dream: The Founding of Hollywood” was presented by Dr. Elyce Helford, …

By Lindsey Buchanan Contributing Writer Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett visited MTSU’s campus to promote Constitution Day and emphasize the importance of civic engagement for college students on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Constitution Day was designated by an act of Congress in 2005 and is a nationally observed event that celebrates the document written in …

By Blake Jennings, Staff Writer U2 is a band that has been on the verge of musical self-satire for a while now. Bono especially has always seemed keenly aware of the caricature that people have carved out for him—as that flag-waving, purple-shades-wearing, philanthropic mast-head of excessive arena-rock and self-importance. U2 has always suffered from taking …