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Photo Courtesy of The Verge Story by Aliciah Davis, William Davis, Ryan Franco, Melissa Harwell, Chloe Hubbard, Bonnie Hyer, Chasmine Jones, Dariel Mayfield, Naffie Njie, Hallie Riddle, Jay Stubblebine, Jazzlyn Swerdlick and Toriana Williams Everyone get your rubber ducky. It’s time to celebrate with Elmo, Bert and Ernie, Oscar the Grouch and, of course, Big …

Story and Photos by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer “Murfreesboro is great, but it’s not the end all be all,” Jason said. “It’s really about creating your own opportunities,” said his brother, Ben. Jason and Ben Prokop are 20-year-old identical twin brothers from Houston who started singing at the age of three. While Houston’s music scene is …

Photos and Story by Reana Gibson/Contributing writer Every Wednesday, recording for the new podcast “InsideMT” takes place at MTSU. “InsideMT” is a student-run, Sandbox-produced (MTSU’s creative collaborative) podcast that focuses on what it’s like as an MTSU student. Casey Bowker, a freshman in the College of Media and Entertainment, came up with the idea the …

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 …