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Christmas


Secret Santa is an anonymous gift exchange between members of a group or organization that’s popular among many different age groups. “The coolest thing about Secret Santa to me is just the surprise aspect and the fact that the giver knows who their giving to, but you don’t know who you’re going to receive from,” …

Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Honors Society gathered last week to write holiday messages for the residents of Tennessee State Veteran’s Home during their annual Holiday Veteran’s Project Dinner. Each year in the midst of finals and holiday chaos, ODK students set aside time to write messages of thanks and warm wishes to elderly veterans while …

ICE!™ featuring "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" will be open until Jan.3, 2014 at the Gaylord Opryland Events Center in Nashville, Tenn. (John Connor Coulston/MTSU Sidelines)

Gaylord Opryland’s annual holiday ICE! attraction is currently in full swing in Nashville. ICE! is a walkthrough exhibit made up almost entirely out of 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures. This year’s theme is ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and features six rooms depicting the classic story of Santa’s annual Christmas visit. Additionally, the …

On this week’s edition of “Sidelines FM,” we kicked off the holiday season with our favorite Christmas songs. We played some of the most iconic Christmas songs of all time by Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, the Jackson 5, The Beach Boys and more. We also included some yuletide tracks from newer artists, such as The Killers, Coldplay and …

Santa Train

Story by Emily West // Community News Editor | Photos by Matt Masters // Photography Editor Brenda Grizzle stood at the tracks in her khaki jacket and straight leg jeans. The day was warming, but a thick chill hung in the air. Through her clear-framed glasses, the retired farmer turned part-time seamstress watched her grandchildren, River …

Salvation Army

By Nick Carey // Contributing Writer Persisting economic struggles this holiday season have placed a greater emphasis on the work of local organizations dedicated to easing the worst effects of poverty. The Rutherford County Salvation Army, Room at the Inn Day Shelter and the MTSU Food Pantry make up just a few. According to a U.S. …