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Story by Simone Collins // Contributor It’s that time of the year again as Murfreesboro gears up for its sixth annual Borodash set for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at 8 a.m. The four-mile fundraising run will take place through the historic streets of downtown Murfreesboro. Runners, walkers and their families will see real-time results on their cell phones and finish line video. …

Story by Eryka Hammonds // Contributor The holidays seem to come quicker and quicker each year. But while Thanksgiving is fast approaching, are people anticipating the day after it even more? For some, like Middle Tennessee State University student Porsha Greene, Black Friday takes away from a day meant to be with family. “I just …

Story by Holden Phillips // Contributor This Thanksgiving, families all across the nation will sit down to give thanks and to enjoy a meal with turkey as the centerpiece. During this time of the year stores stock up on turkeys, children make arts and crafts of the bird in school and the president even pardons …

Daniel Baumli // Contributing writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Popular Music is home to an enormous body of music and related materials that are accessible to students and authors for research and studying. An integral piece of the center’s work is the restoration of sound recordings in all forms of media. The man responsible …

Story by Erkya Hammonds // Contributor Each year for Halloween children dress up as their favorite characters and heroes and go door to door collecting candy. Families decorate their homes with jack-o-lanterns and spooky decorations, haunted houses are popular attractions and costume parties are thrown to celebrate the holiday. But does anyone really know where these traditions originate? …

story by Deonta Ridley // Contributor Do you believe ghosts are among us? Do you believe the supernatural is closer than you think? Well, you’re absolutely right. Believe it or not, there are some places on campus that are on the spooky side, particularly inside Tucker Theatre. Professor Jette Halladay says two ghosts have been known to haunt the building, adding there’s …