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Photo courtesy of MT Spare Story by Elizabeth Juengling/Contributing Writer MT SPARE hosted the inaugural Supernatural Cinema Fest from Oct. 21, 2019 to Oct. 23, 2019 in the MTSU Student Union Theater. Students were invited to create their own horror movies and submit them to compete against their peers.  The submissions were required to have …

Story by Emily Heim Photo courtesy of YouTube 20-year-old Jordan McCullough from Murfreesboro, Tennessee appeared on the fourth episode of The Voice’s 17th season on October 1, 2019. For the first time in his singing career, McCullough had the opportunity to sing in front of some of the biggest legends in music industry today – Blake Shelton, John …

Photo Courtesy of The Verge Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: Sidelines ran a story earlier this week about the controversy and threats surrounding “Joker.” You can find that story here.  On Friday, October 4, the new Joker movie premiered across the U.S. The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck (the man who …

Photo Courtesy of TheWrap Story by Brandon Black/Lifestyles Editor With the release of Todd Phillips’ “Joker” film this upcoming weekend, Sidelines found it pertinent to address the controversy surrounding the movie in addition to the measures that theater chains are taking to avoid potential danger ahead of our review on Friday. The media landscape in …

Photo courtesy of HBO Story by Naffie Njie/ Contributing Writer On August 22, 1993, “Living Single” aired its first episode and brought a new face to comedic sitcoms. Black sitcoms like “Martin,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Family Matters” had been popular in the 90s. Some shows featured black women as leads like “Moesha” …

Photo and story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer The Religious Studies Association and the Muslim Students Association co-hosted a screening of Jennifer Maytorena Taylor‘s “Redneck Muslim” documentary in the Paul W. Martin Honors Building Tuesday night at 6 p.m. The short film was followed by a Q&A session with Imam Shane Atkinson, the subject …