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Lone Wolf feature

By Emily Austin // Contributing Writer Nashville’s Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival isn’t just the place of nightmares; this three-day convention became the perfect opportunity for fans of all things spooky to celebrate what they love most about the genre, right next to their favorite tattoo artists and celebrities. “It’s just the atmosphere of …

Andrew L. Todd Hall MTSU

By Devin Ross // Contributing Writer | Photo by John Connor Coulston // Managing Editor If you missed it the first go around, you’re in luck; the Hatch Show Print exhibit at the Todd Art Gallery has been extended to April 7. The show, which opened in February, showcases the recent work of Hatch artists, …

Veterans Center mural

By Shaina Johnson // Contributing Writer When Randy L. Purcell, Army veteran and alumni of MTSU, was asked to paint a mural in the Veterans and Military Family Center, he was honored to do so. Purcell, originally from Paducah, Kentucky, moved to Nashville in 2000. At age 37, he became an art student at MTSU …

Southern Literary Festival 2016

History is in the making this year — no, we’re not talking about the presidential election. For the first time in its 79-year run, MTSU is hosting the 2016 Southern Literary Festival this weekend, March 24-26. MTSU only just registered to become a member school two years ago. “We are beginning to be recognized as …

Boro Art Crawl

By Evan Dunne // Contributing Writer Murfreesboro will host its third Boro Art Crawl on Friday from 6-9 p.m. The Boro Art Crawl is a free, bimonthly event held on the second Friday of each month with the intent of exposing Murfreesboro residents to local artistic talent within the community. Content is all original work and …

Lori Kissinger Very Special Arts

Photo submitted by Lori Kissinger A young man with severe autism can barely speak in conversation, yet he takes the stage confidently to sing along with Josh Turner at the Grand Ole Opry. A dance group comprised of students with Down syndrome performs at an MTSU football game. Mentally disabled students teach their peers with …