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Photos and story by Elizabeth Juengling/ Contributing Writer Lucky Ladd Farms held the first Fall Family Fun weekend of the season on Saturday, Sept. 21 in Rutherford County. There was fun for all ages with  “ag-venture” fun park attractions, educational activities, animal displays, and of course–pumpkins.  Lucky Ladd provided children with fun, farm-themed games and …

Story by Bryanna Weinstein/Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of MTSU News This past Thursday night, Dr. Caleb Elfenbein, associate professor of Religious Studies and History from Grinnell College, gave students and faculty alike a look at race, religion, fear and conditions of public life in contemporary America. He specifically focused on Muslim Americans and the hostility …

Story and Photos by Sergio Pacheco/Contributing Writer On Sunday, September 15, Nashville’s Plaza Mariachi hosted the largest Latino/Hispanic celebration in Tennessee. The event celebrated the independence of Mexico, along with the independence of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. There were two stages available to the attendees. One stage was inside the Plaza …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo/Contributing Writer This season’s first installment of the Bluelight Sessions at Ridenour Rehearsal Studios was jam-packed full of music and energy Thursday night as MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment fraternity, Omega Delta Psi, hosted the event. MC’s Miranda Renzi and Stella London, who are members of ODP, introduced the …

Photo Courtesy of Udiscovermusic Story by Savannah Odeneal/Contributing Writer The Lumineers, an American Folk-Rock band, dropped their third album Friday. The band has  previously released two albums– “The Lumineers” in 2012 and “Cleopatra” in 2016– to stunning acclaim. The Lumineers performed at Tennessee’s very own music festival, Bonnaroo, this past summer where they played a …

Photo and Story by Naffie Njie/Contributing Writer Author and poet John Hoppenthaler spoke about his creative process and what drives his writing, and read selected poetry to a group of students and faculty Thursday. His lecture is one in a series of MTSU’s creative writing events entitled, “In Process: A Creative Writing Event Series,” held …