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By Noel S. Heath Assistant A&E Editor Inspired by a novel on his summer reading list, a music education major from Columbia composed a completely original concert music ensemble in just two days. “Perils of the Pearl” has since been premiered by the MTSU Symphony Orchestra and was well received. “It’s not every day that …

The historic Sam Davis Home in Smyrna held its annual ghost tours this past weekend. Included in the $5 admission were a hayride around the premises, a Halloween themed tour of the mansion and a cornucopia of ghost tales. After waiting in line in the barely tolerable cold, the tour started with a haunted hayride. …

By Ross Wilson Contributing writer “The Counselor,” directed by Ridley Scott, written by the great American author Cormac McCarthy and featuring an all-star cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz looked to be one of the best films of this year. Sadly, the movie fell below expectations, but …

By Logan Barnes Staff writer For some time, games that have claimed to be “puzzle games” have felt like nothing more than “Bejeweled” clones or extended tutorials that never let you have free reign with the puzzles. “Ethan: Meteor Hunter” goes back to puzzle gaming roots and takes you on a hardcore, puzzle solving action …

Maggie, Lisa and Bart Simpson as they appear in the “Oh, the Places You’ll D’oh" segment of the Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror XXIV." (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer “The Simpsons” annual “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween specials have always been one the series’ calling cards. Personally I’ve been a life-long “Simpsons” fan, and even when I missed the majority of a season, I would always tune in each October to see what the creators had concocted for the …

Two-Tone Art Gallery owner Todd Wilson sits in the gallery's space at 113 West Lytle Street in Murfreesboro Tenn. Wilson opened teh gallery to showcase local artists' works. (Matt Masters/MTSU Sidelines)

By Claire Osburn, MTSU Sidelines A&E Editor Mufreesboro’s newest art gallery, Two-Tone, will host the annual fall MTSU student art show. The gallery on West Lytle Street will feature student artwork from Oct. 16-22 from 6-8 p.m. The MTSU Student Art Alliance is coordinating the event. “It is a juried show, so we pick an …