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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 and Story by Veronica Prigmore/Contributing Writer This past Wednesday, an diverse class of energetic participants gathered down a narrow hallway of the Honors Building. Students entered room 106 watching other class members study their notes. Haley Jensen welcomed everyone back for another session of American Sign Language training.  Due to last year’s success, ALS  …

Story and Photo by Sydney Cohn On Sept. 24, MTSU students and staff gathered in the Student Union Parliamentary Room to hear the story behind Simon Tam’s Asian-American rock band, The Slants. Deborah Fisher, the director of the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies,  was eager to welcome the activists. Starting with …

Photos and Story by Makayla Boling Middle Tennessee State University’s College of Media and Entertainment held its annual Engagefest on Tuesday, September 24. The event takes place in the quad in front of Bragg Media and Entertainment building. Engagefest features performance showcases, good vibes, free Red Bull and even voter registration. Every musician is an …

Photos and Story by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Tuesday, September 24, the Intercultural and Diversity Affairs department and  Recreation Center co-hosted the third annual Salsa Under the Stars event. It was held in front of the Health Wellness and Recreation Center building, where a crowd of students joined Professors Paco and Angela Ramos to learn …

Photo and Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer As part of an ongoing series of Fall Honors Lectures on the subtopic of “Suffrage”, students listened in on a legislative panel this past Monday.  The panel included Hamilton County State Representative and MTSU graduate Judge Mike Carter, Rutherford County State Senator and MTSU graduate pharmacist Dr. Shane …