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When you first heard of the idea of a four-player platform fighting game with Nintendo characters, you were more than likely a child, and really into the idea of Mario, Link, Donkey Kong and Samus squaring off against each other. Super Smash Bros. was a success when it debuted in 1999 and has spawned sequels once per console life-cycle ever …

By Shayne McClora, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer // John Connor Coulston MTSU Sidelines Lifestyles Editor The Simpsons premiered the 25th iteration of the “Treehouse of Horror,” the show’s annual Halloween special. The first segment, “School is Hell,” begins with Bart discovering a desk possessing demonic runes upon its surface while serving time in detention. He …

Nashville is now home to Delinquent Debutantes, the city’s first official burlesque studio. The studio, located on Charlotte Avenue, is equipped with full-length mirrors, dance bars and glamorous photographs of performers adorning its magenta walls. The studio’s grand opening, hosted by headmistress Freya West, was held earlier this month and showcased some of the city’s most …

By Meredith G. White, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer MTSU’s Homecoming Week continued with the annual Chili Cook-Off  on Thursday evening. Several student organizations, alumni and community groups competed in the cook-off with special recipes. A $5 entry fee allowed patrons to taste all the entries, play games such as corn hole, enter a giveaway and vote for a favorite chili …

Guns, gore, and girl-power control post-zombie society in The Walking Dead’s season five premiere. Contrary to the show’s typical season premieres, “No Sanctuary”  picked-up exactly where season four left off. Though the show’s lack of a time-lapse was uncharacteristic, it allowed the action to start earlier and ultimately led to an exceptional episode. Rick, Deryl, Glen and …

American Horror Story is back for a fourth season, this time around dubbed “Freak Show,” starring its repertoire actors in addition to some new faces. If you’ve never seen AHS, each season has a completely different storyline but uses many of the same actors, something largely unseen in modern television. This season is set in 1952 …