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Contributing Writer // Mackenzie Meins Though it may sound cliché, walking into Stonekeepers for the first time is truly a magical experience. The environment is rich with pleasant scents and colors. However, the most unforgettable aspect of the shop is the ethereal music that constantly plays in the background. Stonekeepers, located at 111 E. Lytle …

Emily Austin // Contributing writer Walking on campus is entirely different than walking the halls of high school for a variety of reasons. My number one favorite difference: no more awful dress codes. Students are finally free to express themselves and their unique sense of style. On any given day, you will pass by numerous …

Sara Snoddy  // Contributing writer The word “quaint” describes the stage at Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts, and that is certainly what set designer Shane Lowry and director Bill Stewart want to project. The initial sequence of Harvey takes place in the old Dowd family mansion. The cozy set, dressed as a personal home library, holds …

Dwight Harris //Contributing writer During last Wednesday’s fiery keynote, tech giant Apple announced the newest iterations of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Most significant was the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which decisively overhauls Appleʼs tablet line. The monster tablet boasts a 5.6 million pixel display, desktop-class computing power through its A9X chip and four-way …

Mackenzie Meins // Contributing writer “I got to meet Stan Lee,” is perhaps the prime example of one phrase every nerd wishes they could claim to be true. For Zach Edwards, owner of The Score of Murfreesboro, it is. The Score of Murfreesboro, a local store that sells new and used video games and consoles, …

Ken Kwapis’ film adaptation of Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods is a visually and emotionally captivating movie that will stir-up all of your inner existential curiosity and wanderlust. Starring Robert Redford as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz, A Walk in the Woods perfectly captured Bryson’s original “life’s too short” message. In …