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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 …

By Sara Snoddy, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer Emerging in the wake of Arrow’s huge success and shortly after Gotham’s premiere on FOX, CW’s The Flash is offering audiences a look at a brighter side of the DC comic universe. After his praised appearances on Arrow, it was no surprise to hear that the nerdy and lovable …

Renowned illustrator and author of children’s books, John Hendrix, opened both a display and a student show in the Todd Art Gallery with a lecture for students about the craft of illustration and the importance of visual art on Monday. Hendrix’s gallery, titled “Drawing by Heart: The Illustrations of John Hendrix,” displays a variety of his …

David Fincher’s highly-anticipated film Gone Girl, based on Gillian Flynn’s New York Times Bestselling novel, premiered this weekend. The film follows husband and wife Nick (Ben Affleck) and Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike) from the day of their fifth anniversary, on which Nick discovers that his wife is missing. In the wake of her disappearance, law enforcement and the media turn against …