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Photo Courtesy of Al Jazeera Story by Aaliyah Johnson/Contributing Writer The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, hosted by comedian Lil Duval, was a night filled with nostalgia, comedy and raw talent. The show featured opportunities for rappers to get their voices heard by the public with the BET Cypher, which included artists Kash Doll, IDK, …

Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer The June Anderson Center hosted a workshop titled “First Date: Soulmate or Nah,” at the MTSU Student Union on Wednesday, teaching students what a healthy relationship should look and feel like. Students first watched a 30 minute film made by One Love Association entitled “Escalation”, which followed Chase and Paige, …

Story and Photo by Sydney Cohn On October 6th, scores of people traveled to The Caverns in Pelham, Tennessee, to enjoy a performance by Dawes, an American folk-rock band. The Caverns, which gets its name from being built inside a cave formation, is nestled in the beautiful Cumberland Mountains. The venue is best known for …

Photo Courtesy of The Verge Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: Sidelines ran a story earlier this week about the controversy and threats surrounding “Joker.” You can find that story here.  On Friday, October 4, the new Joker movie premiered across the U.S. The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck (the man who …

Story By Bryanna Weinstein On Wednesday, a very important discussion about gender-based violence occurred at Middle Tennessee State University. Power of ONE partnered with June Anderson Center, MTSU School of Journalism & Strategic Media, Departments of Social Work, Communication Studies and Women & Gender Studies and others to bring this event to students.  Facilitators went …

Photo Courtesy of TheWrap Story by Brandon Black/Lifestyles Editor With the release of Todd Phillips’ “Joker” film this upcoming weekend, Sidelines found it pertinent to address the controversy surrounding the movie in addition to the measures that theater chains are taking to avoid potential danger ahead of our review on Friday. The media landscape in …