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Three short documentaries made by 11 MTSU students will be shown at the Belcourt Theatre Tuesday night. Shot in Paris, the three films, “Fighter,” “A Designer’s Canvas” and “Le Debut,” document French fashion designers and musicians on the verge of success. “Fighter” details the trials and triumphs of Afro-French singer Jara Ezo, who used music and family as an escape …

The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-10, 1-1 C-USA) defeated Southern Mississippi on Sunday within regulation time to pick up their first conference victory of the season. A strong offensive performance led the Blue Raiders to a victory, with MT hitting a season-high .306 in the match. MT maintained their composure throughout the first and leading …

The trill of a piano fills the air and the soft swish of ballet-slippered feet joins the gentle creak of floorboards. Lights hum from the high ceiling above in harmony with the heavy breaths of the dancers below. The air circulating the room is cool, but a light sheen of sweat glistens across the ballerinas’ …

By Amberly Holden The MTSU Student Government Association passed a resolution to add video surveillance to parking lots by the library, Scarlett Commons and Womack Lane in this week’s formal Senate meeting by a nearly unanimous voice vote. The bill, as initially presented by Sen. Austin Wood in last week’s caucus, suggested that every lot …

Renowned folk scholar Stephen Wade concluded his two-day campus visit with a 90-minute lecture and concert in the Business and Aerospace Building on Thursday evening. Wade’s presentation, “A Concert and Conversation with Stephen Wade,” incorporated storytelling, live music and projected visuals to provide an in-depth look into the making of his award-winning book, “The Beautiful Music All Around …

By Amberly Holden, MTSU Sidelines Staff Writer American Tall Tales started its weekend run in Tucker Theatre on Wednesday night. The play was written in 2003 by MTSU faculty and students for the purpose of introducing American folklore to audiences around the world. In the spring of 2004 , the performance was taken to Finland, Russia and …