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Photo, video and article by Megan Cole // Staff Writer As one frail man sits in a wooden rocking chair outside of his Gordonsville, Tennessee home about 42 miles from Murfreesboro, he gazes with his bright blue eyes at the American flag flying from his front porch. Wearing a gray cardigan and a bent smile, …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer In the South, taxidermy has traditionally been associated with the hunting and mounting of animal trophies. But with the rise of oddity shops and contemporary artists, the art of taxidermy is becoming the core of the practice. Hail Dark Aesthetics is Nashville’s version of an oddity …

Photos by Makayla Boling and Max Leach / Contributing Writer and Assistant Lifestyles Editor Story by Max Leach / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  The MT Spare Signature Concert series returned to Murphy Center on Thursday, with epic performances from Mills Turner & the Local Grocery, Phoebe Ryan and Young the Giant. The highly anticipated spring 2019 …

Photo and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer “It’s about that energy you have with yourself and the synchronicity you have with the Earth and the nature around you,” said Lucious Rhoads, a Murfreesboro resident and 26-year-old practicing witch. “That’s where that power really is. It’s inner and outer.” This is what witchcraft is …

Photos and Story by Carley Olejniczak / Contributing Writer The following first-person account was written by an MTSU student and is a reflection of her experience while crossing the Mexican border.  It was the Monday of Spring Break and the first full day of my family’s vacation to San Diego. We decided to spend the …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer If you’re a millennial, you’ve probably been asked the question, “What’s your sign?” a few times. And if you’re a millennial who is into astrology, that might be one of the questions you ask someone when first meeting them. This is the case for MTSU student …