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Photos by Meredith White / Contributing Writer Bell Buckle, Tennessee is known for its small-town charisma and Southern Charm Boutique, a standout venue offering specialty tea parties, fits right in the quirky town. In a fun-loving attempt to satisfy fairy lovers, the boutique hosted a Woodland Fairy Tea Party Saturday. Located smack-dab in the middle …

Photos and story by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Contributions by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor and Brinley Hineman / Editor-in-Chief  The days of sipping coffee with your best feline friend are here, and it’s all thanks to Mewsic Kitty Cafe, a pop-up shop aspiring to become a permanent fixture in Nashville within the next year. From …

Photos by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Story by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Contributions by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Fireworks, food trucks and inflatables were among the many forms of entertainment at Murfreesboro’s “Celebration Under the Stars,” the annual 4th of July bash held in McKnight Park Tuesday night. Guests flooded the park …

Photo courtesy of Raymond White Photography Story by Rachael Anne Keisling / Contributing Writer Although Chanekka Pullens currently works as an assistant manager in the retail industry, it’s her talent of putting thought on paper that truly allows her to stand out from others. To date, the 2015 MTSU graduate has written two books with …

Photo by Barbara Harmon / Contributing Writer Video by Tayhlor Stephenson / Assistant Lifestyles Editor and Barbara Harmon / Contributing Writer Harold Baldwin is recognized for launching the photography program at Middle Tennessee State University. He first came to the university as an industrial arts professor, but when the university’s president proposed another offer, Baldwin …

Photo by Emily Austin / Sidelines Archive  Story by Breshaun Oglesby / Contributing Writer and Tayhlor Stephenson / Assistant Lifestyles Editor Throughout the 2016 fall semester, 19-year-old marketing major Raymond Alexcee gained over 35 pounds. “I ate a lot and drank a lot of protein shakes, but I didn’t work out nearly enough to turn …