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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 …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The demand for more natural and organic body and skin care products has been on the rise in recent years, and the Nashville area is no stranger to that. Now, with the opening of a location of Memphis-based company Buff City Soap Co. in Murfreesboro, that …

Photo courtesy of unsplash.com Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The tattoo industry has long been a male-dominated field, but women across the country and in Nashville have been reshaping it over the past decade. To fully understand the role of women in the tattoo industry, we have to go back to the early …

Photo Courtesy of Spark Theatre Company Story by Toriana Williams / Contributing Writer Empowering. Out of several separate interviews, the word that recurred the most was “empowering” when talking about “The Vagina Monologues.” “The Vagina Monologues,” written by Eve Ensler in 1996, is an episodic play composed of 200 interviews of women and their experience …