Photos and story by Reana Gibson/Contributing Writer The Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center hosted their “Black History: Past, Present, and Future” Black History event on Saturday to kick off the annual nationally-recognized Black History month. Before it was a museum, Bradley Academy was established in 1811 as the first school in Rutherford County. The …

Story by Ryann Kieu/Contributing Writer The city of Murfreesboro announced that public transportation service, Rover, will be adding Saturday routes. The new weekend route began Saturday.   Rover added three Saturday routes on Old Fort, Highland, and Mercury. The routes begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m., the last round trip being at 3:45 …

Story by Gracie Martin/Contributing Writer The man with the white beard is not tentative when he steps up, arms open wide, to hug a stranger. He offers a strong embrace, as if his life– or at the least, his purpose in life–depended on it. After one hug, he looks for someone else to hug. He’s …

Photo and Story by Veronica Prigmore/Contributing Writer On December 4, MTSU’s Hockey Team taught children how to skate at the Winterfest ice skating rink at The Fountains at Gateway on Medical Center Parkway.  The Fountains are becoming one of Murfreesboro’s popular community spots to eat out at restaurants, browse local shops and workout.  The Winterfest …

Story by Colton Pickard/ Contributing Writer Photos by Kaitlyn Hungerford On a cold and rainy day, the MTSU Blue Raiders (4-8, 3-5 C-USA) lost in its “100 Miles of Hate” rivalry matchup 31-26 against Western Kentucky (8-4, 6-2 C-USA) to finish its first losing season since 2011. Middle Tennessee hasn’t been a team to give …

Photos and Story by Veronica Prigmore/Contributing Writer On Thanksgiving morning, thousands of runners participated in the Music City Turkey Trot 5k Run outside of the Nissan Stadium. The Run Nash organization created the Turkey Trot 5k Run to get families in shape while raising money for the Salvation Army’s Angel Program for senior citizens in …