Photo courtesy of Hypebeast Story by Diah Marche/ Contributing Writer Halsey’s new single “Nightmare” was released Friday, and it’s already making waves: the song is completely different from what fans normally expect from the 24 year-old singer, but still in the best of ways. Halsey has always and continues to put her life and personal …

Photo courtesy of Billboard Story by Diah Marche/ Contributing Writer DJ Khaled released his 11th studio album, titled “Father of Asahd,” on Friday, and the album is already set to become one of summer’s biggest jams. The album is named for his son Asahd, who was named executive producer on DJ Khaled’s last album “Grateful.” …

Photo courtesy of the Nashville Voice Story by Alexis Marshall and Hayden Goodridge/ Contributing Writers Criminal justice reform has been a major priority on both sides of the aisle in Tennessee’s General Assembly this session. Democratic Senator Brenda Gilmore has sponsored several bills addressing issues like sentencing reform and restoration of voter rights. Gilmore sat …

Story by Andrew Wigdor, Editor-in-Chief Updated at 8:45 a.m. on May 3, 2019, for correction: The article originally stated that WMOT switched to Americana in December 2016. The switch was made in September 2016. With 100,000 watts of pure signal power and carrying the deep and expansive soul of Americana, WMOT Roots Radio, MTSU’s flagship …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer In the South, taxidermy has traditionally been associated with the hunting and mounting of animal trophies. But with the rise of oddity shops and contemporary artists, the art of taxidermy is becoming the core of the practice. Hail Dark Aesthetics is Nashville’s version of an oddity …

Story by Andrew Wigdor, Editor-in-Chief Photo courtesy of Dana Smith Across the state of Tennessee, educators and activists are rallying behind increased compensation for some of higher education’s most unsung heroes: adjunct professors. Adjunct professors are not eligible for tenure, teach on limited-term contracts, generally receive no retirement or health benefits and, many say, far …