Video and story by Makayla Boling / Contributing Writer Redd Byrdd is an “outlaw hip-hop-n-roll” artist living in Murfreesboro and an MTSU student. He has been playing music since he was 13 years old, but his unique sound has not fully developed until recently. In the last year, Byrdd has put together an onstage DJ, who goes …

Story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of a rape outside the Kappa Sigma fraternity house on Maple Avenue Monday evening, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department report. The victim, an MTSU student, reported to police that they were raped Monday night by a male suspect in the cab …

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Photo by David Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive  Story by Ashley Perham / Contributing Writer  MTSU has received a three-year grant to implement a program to enable university personnel and students to identify possible mental health problems in their peers and point them to available resources. The grant, worth over $365,000, is funded by the …

Photo courtesy of the Satanic Collective / Twitter Story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer  In a surprise twist fit for the month of Halloween, a new organization has come to MTSU: the Satanic Collective, a group of student Satanists, occultists and other practitioners of “alternative religion.” While the name often brings to mind images …

Photos and story by Haley Smith / Contributing Writer On Saturday, a new music venue called The Laundry Room opened in Murfreesboro with performances from several MTSU students. Owners Jacob Keener and Christian Hannah hosted their debut show at the venue on Bradyville Pike with much success. Five artists performed individual sets, and the turnout …

Photo courtesy of Katelyn Drye Story by Brianna Gesling / Contributing Writer Songwriters from across the world share a passion for writing a story, but The Dryes have proved that they can not only tell a story but can capture the hearts and emotions of listeners around the world when they do it. Husband and …