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Photo and story by Jarron Parker / Contributing Writer Four MTSU professors and 14 students traveled to Ripley and Cincinnati, Ohio, to visit museums focused on the institution of slavery in the US this past weekend. After a five-hour drive, the two buses arrived at a two-story brick house right on the Ohio River that once belonged …

Photo and Story by Breshaun Oglesby / Contributing Writer Colby Obrien, 23, is transforming the sneaker culture in Tennessee one sole at a time. Obrien is the owner of Sole Collections, a sneaker consignment shop, located on 115 East Vine St. in Murfreesboro. It’s the only sneaker consignment store in the metro area that allows …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / Editor-in-Chief  A virtually empty wallet, a desperate Facebook post and a random act of kindness brought together Lindsey Elkins, Jade Peppers and the MTSU class of 2018 in an unexpected way over the weekend. “To the person that has my wallet and keys… If you took it on purpose, …

Photo by Silas Vassar III via Devin Matthews Story by Shorin Estell / Staff Writer Graduates are usually afraid of what is to come after college. The final coddling stage in life has ended, and many feel unsure. Student loans become an actual thing, and they make you think long and hard about whether or not …

Photos and Story by Tayhlor Stephenson / Staff Writer She’s blonde, she’s ambitious and she’s finally here: Nashville’s very own Tenney Grant is the newest member of American Girl’s famous collection of dolls, and she brings with her a taste of country. The avid country music lover is a young singer-songwriter trying to find her way in …

Photo Courtesy of Matt Martin  Story by Tim Jenkins / Contributing Writer Guitarists have an addiction to obtaining more gear. The common answer to the question “how many guitars do you need” is something like “just one more.” MTSU student Matt Martin takes this addiction one step further and actually builds his own guitars. Martin, 21, began …