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Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Story by Hannah Mitchell / Contributing Writer How did I get here? Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was a brace-faced, awkward 8th-grader bursting through the doors like I owned the place? Well, that’s the thing: I owned the place – -figuratively anyway. But not so much anymore. …

Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone Chester Bennington, frontman for American rock band Linkin Park, was found dead from a successful suicide attempt July 20, and while his physical presence may be gone forever, his legacy remains within the hearts of so many fans. Though the world is forced to mourn the loss of Bennington, memories …

Photo Courtesy of FilmDistrict Story by Andrew Wigdor / Assistant News Editor A flourish of music. Dynamic framing. Intense lighting. Slow motion. These are all elements of an emotionally charged, exciting movie moment. Many directors attempt to craft these critical moments to provide their films with a visceral punch. However, not all these directors are able …

Album art courtesy of Atlanta Records  Story by Breshaun Oglesby / Contributing Writer Migos — the Atlanta trio made up of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff — released their second studio album, “Culture,” on Friday. “Culture” consists of 13 tracks with features from DJ Khaled, Uzi Vert, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz and Travis Scott. Expectations were set …

Distressing from finals (MTSU Sidelines/ Olivia Ladd)

Photo by Olivia Ladd/ Lifestyles Editor By Angel L. Thurston/ Contributing Writer It’s no secret: We all dread finals week. We seem fine for the entire semester, but when this week comes around, we all go a little crazy in the inside — sometimes, even on the outside. Some of us believe that the only way …

Superhero formula Batman Spiderman Deadpool

On Valentine’s Day Weekend, a superhero broke the box office. A vulgar, one-liner swinging, fourth wall breaking, unicorn petting superhero broke it: Deadpool had the highest grossing first weekend of any R-rated movie in the U.S. How is it possible that a generally obscure character can create a film that succeeded when many others failed? …