Stoner doom metal band Electric Wizard comes to Marathon Music Works for a night of sludge

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Cage the Elephant returns with songs of heartbreak, hope with ‘Social Cues’

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Young the Giant, Phoebe Ryan, MTSU performers leave crowd wanting more at Spring Concert Series

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Persecution and progress: A look at Rutherford County’s troubled past of hate crimes, racism

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The Student Government Association announced the results of their 2019-2020 elections Friday after voting ran from April 8 through April 11. Five SGA members who were elected or re-elected were up for impeachment last week due to alleged absences from SGA meetings. All five were cleared of impeachment. These representatives include: Kayle Boyd, Aysa Cobb, …

Photos and Story by Taylor Blanch/ Contributing Writer MTSU held its biannual Destress Fest and Health Fair Tuesday, which was hosted by the Health Promotion program on campus. The fair takes place at the end of each semester as a way to help students to decompress and take their minds off of the nearing of …

An explosion rocked many residents awake Wednesday morning as police say an improvised explosive device may have gone off at the Vie Apartments at 1345 Wenlon Drive in Murfreesboro. No injuries were reported, and residents in the surrounding parts of the building were immediately evacuated. There was minor damage to the apartment unit. Murfreesboro Police …

Middle Tennessee State University released a statement late Tuesday afternooon, alerting students of a reported sexual assault that occured early Monday morning near the Rutherford Boulevard parking lot. The incident was reported at 6 p.m. Monday, according the preliminary police entry. The alleged victim stated that she had been assaulted on the sidewalk near the …

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Blue Raider Sports

Baseball: #7 Vanderbilt roughs up MT pitching in 15-3 blowout win

Baseball: MTSU has impressive weekend over Western Kentucky, completes series sweep

Softball: Series against UAB cut short due to weather, teams exchange victories in doubleheader

Baseball: Wigginton’s heroics lift Blue Raiders past Racers in extra innings

Music, Arts, Culture


Photos by Makayla Boling and Max Leach / Contributing Writer and Assistant Lifestyles Editor Story by Max Leach / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  The MT Spare Signature Concert series returned to Murphy Center on Thursday, with epic performances from Mills Turner & the Local Grocery, Phoebe Ryan and Young the Giant. The highly anticipated spring 2019 …

Story and photos by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer  This year was MTSU’s Kappa Delta sorority’s 16th year hosting their annual philanthropic Wing Fling event. The event raises money for The Family Center of Rutherford County along with Prevent Child Abuse America. Upon entering the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center to get a ticket for …

Photo courtesy of Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer In November 2018, Anderson .Paak escaped his usual smooth-edged beats and soulful singing to create an album that was a bit rougher around the edges, with his album “Oxnard.” Only six months later, Paak has followed up that release with his newest, “Ventura.” On …