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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 …

Story by Shaleyn Anderson // Contributing Writer Aziz Ansari’s Modern Romance is an observational analysis on how the task of finding love has evolved over the past 30 years into what we consider now to be “modern dating.” If you are expecting a book full of humorous entries about love based off of the comedian’s typical …

Harper Lee Go Set A Watchman

If sledding and snowmen aren’t your thing, and you’re more inclined to curl up next to a fireplace and read a good book, give one of these snow day reads a try. 1. Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee Take it back to the days of high school assigned-reading assignments of To Kill A Mockingbird. …

Nathan Massengill Murfreesboro Anime and Comic Kon

Story by Matthew Burnette // Contributing Writer | Photos by Michael Patton // Staff Photographer Captain America, a Ghostbuster and Green Arrow. Though usually only together in an intense fever dream, these were only some of the characters seen wandering the halls during the fifth annual Murfreesboro Anime and Comic Kon at the Clarion Inn …

2016 Murfreesboro Anime & Comic Convention

The fifth annual Murfreesboro Anime and Comic Kon will open its doors to cosplayers and comic enthusiasts at the Clarion Inn on Jan. 16-17. Past years have welcomed artists from X-Men and The Avengers comics and Madison Lintz, the actress who played Sophia in The Walking Dead. This year’s event will feature guests such as Louise …

Hip-hop artist The Sonnet Man will be teaching Shakespearean workshops at MTSU as part of Tennessee State Thespian Society’s ThesCon festival on Jan. 15-16. Devon Glover, The Sonnet Man himself, is much more than just a rapper. Also an award-winning writer, artist and teacher from Brooklyn, New York who’s appeared on The Today Show and MTV, Glover reiterprets Shakespearean sonnets …