Two Blue Raiders make Preseason All-CUSA, Blankenship Bednarik Watch List

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2019 Tennessee Junior Beef Expo comes to MTSU

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New Dining Hall and country music cafe: major changes coming to food venues for fall semester

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Holocaust survivor, peace advocate and MTSU guest speaker Eva Kor passes away

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Story by Andrew Wigdor, Editor-in-Chief Updated at 8:45 a.m. on May 3, 2019, for correction: The article originally stated that WMOT switched to Americana in December 2016. The switch was made in September 2016. With 100,000 watts of pure signal power and carrying the deep and expansive soul of Americana, WMOT Roots Radio, MTSU’s flagship …

Photo courtesy of Tony Webster / Flickr  In February, a bill was introduced in the Tennessee House by State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Rutherford County, that would allow private adoption and foster care agencies to deny service to anyone who would “violate the agency’s written religious or moral convictions.” The bill doesn’t explicitly say so, but …

The ever-growing singer-songwriter scene in Murfreesboro is rife with songwriters and musicians, college students performing at venues around town, campus events aiming to showcase the local talent and artists simply looking to catch a break in Nashville. While many of these songwriters are often found crooning love ballads and gently strumming their acoustic guitars, Belle …

Story by Andrew Wigdor, Editor-in-Chief Photo courtesy of Dana Smith Across the state of Tennessee, educators and activists are rallying behind increased compensation for some of higher education’s most unsung heroes: adjunct professors. Adjunct professors are not eligible for tenure, teach on limited-term contracts, generally receive no retirement or health benefits and, many say, far …

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Two Blue Raiders make Preseason All-CUSA, Blankenship Bednarik Watch List

Men’s Tennis: Borendame claims C-USA Coach of the Year, Slump Frosh of the Year

Baseball: Blue Raiders post dominate performance against Austin Peay, win 7-1

Men’s Tennis: Cardiac Blue Raiders win first C-USA Championship

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Photo courtesy of Rolling Stones Hollywood golden girl Doris Day, known for her magnetic performances in “That Touch of Mink” and “Pillow Talk” among 37 other films, passed away Monday morning at the age of 97, the Doris Day Animal Foundation announced. While many knew Day for her onscreen presence, her voice is just as …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer In the South, taxidermy has traditionally been associated with the hunting and mounting of animal trophies. But with the rise of oddity shops and contemporary artists, the art of taxidermy is becoming the core of the practice. Hail Dark Aesthetics is Nashville’s version of an oddity …

Photos and story by Reana Gibson / Contributing Writer Nashville’s annual Middle Tennessee Anime Convention was held from Friday to Sunday at the Sheraton Music City Hotel and Embassy Suites in Donelson. The Middle Tennessee Anime Convention (MTAC) is an annual anime convention that takes place during Easter weekend in Nashville, TN. The convention has …

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