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Photo and story by Wendy Anderson / Contributing Writer At the age of only 25, Zac Woodward’s resume already includes acting in “The Hunger Games” and modeling for Nashville Fashion Week and Abercrombie. His time, learning and involvement in the Department of Recording Industry at MTSU prepared him for the professional world. When he was …

Middle Tennessee State University’s very own sophomore and music business major Kristi Hoopes took her singing talents to Los Angeles on Season 13 of NBC’s hit show “The Voice.” The 19-year-old swooned three judges — Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Jennifer Hudson — with her rendition of Trisha Yearwood’s “Heaven, Heartache and the Power of …

Photo by Rachael Anne Keisling / MTSU Sidelines Story by Katrina Johnson / Contributing Writer It’s the time of year when Mother Nature puts on a show of color, but the question is will the forests offer vibrant yellows, oranges and reds, or will the mountains only offer shades of brown? Will they even be …

Story and video by Victoria Leuang / Contributing Writer As the leaves change and the air cools, pumpkin patches are open for the season. Lucky Ladd Farms in Eagleville was the first to open in Tennessee, though, kicking off autumn with many traditional activities. “Having the pumpkin patch farm open to the public is very rewarding,” said …

Middle Tennessee State University sophomore and music business major Daniel Nunnelee dropped his first single, “Put Me in the Ground,” via iTunes Friday. To celebrate the milestone, Nunnelee hosted a launch party Tuesday night at Autograph Studio in Murfreesboro, where he played a mini concert. Defiant of fitting into just one genre, Nunnelee identifies with …

Photo courtesy of Alyssa Hope Baker Recognized as Music City, U.S.A, many artists make the move to Nashville, Tennessee, in hopes of pursuing a music career. Country-pop artist Alyssa Hope Baker shares that dream.    Self-taught in guitar, piano and ukulele, Baker has what it takes to stand out in a crowd. The 17-year-old recently …