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American Sniper, the film based on the life of the most lethal sniper in American military Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, lives up to the hype surrounding itself. The movie opens with a scene almost identical to the opening sequence in the memoir it’s based on. Kyle (Bradley Cooper) lies on a rooftop of a building in Fallujah, Iraq …

With The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, director Peter Jackson has ended his trip through Middle-Earth with the third and final installment of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel. As a lover of both Tolkien and Jackson, it pains me to say that this movie deserves strong “meh.” This lukewarm response is due to the egregious amount …

Two-Tone Art Gallery opened it's doors on April 1, 2013. It's located at 113 West Lytle Street in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (FILE/Two-Tone Art Gallery)

Murfreesboro’s Two-Tone Art Gallery is seeking crowd-funded donations for supplies and improvements. The gallery launched an Indiegogo campaign at the beginning of December with a goal of $3,000. The funds raised will go towards display cases, easels, lighting and other amenities for the gallery’s space at 113 West Lytle Street. Even if the campaign does …

ICE!™ featuring "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" will be open until Jan.3, 2014 at the Gaylord Opryland Events Center in Nashville, Tenn. (John Connor Coulston/MTSU Sidelines)

Gaylord Opryland’s annual holiday ICE! attraction is currently in full swing in Nashville. ICE! is a walkthrough exhibit made up almost entirely out of 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures. This year’s theme is ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and features six rooms depicting the classic story of Santa’s annual Christmas visit. Additionally, the …

Unseen allows students to anonymously share photos with other students at their university. (FILE/Unseen)

Unseen, the private photo sharing app, has become a popular outlet for anonymous sharing on college campuses across the nation. We corresponded with Unseen CEO Michael Schramm on the app’s policies, the recent direct messaging update and how secure users’ photos really are. Sidelines: How did the app come about? What did you hope to accomplish by …

models during the "Dressed to Give Fashion Affair" at Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. The event was a fundraiser for Helping Hands Worldwide Services. (MTSU Sidelines/Greg French)

Murfreesboro hit the runway on Nov. 22 for the “Dress To Give Fashion Affair” fundraiser at the Stones River Country Club. The money raised from entrance fees, private donations, silent auctions and sponsors will go to Helping Hands Worldwide Services. Host George W. Manus Jr. says that they were only a couple hundred dollars away from …