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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. …

Christmas Cookies by OakleyOriginals

Story by Jane Horne // Arts & Entertainment Editor | Photo by OakleyOriginals // Flickr It’s the end of the semester, cash is running low and finals are on the horizon when you suddenly remember that you need a way to tell your closest friends you care before you leave for the holidays. It’s already a …

Elvis Presley Christmas

Story by Kelsey Griffith // Staff Writer It’s the time of year for Christmas trees, icicle lights and gift giving. Although caroling is not as popular as it once was, the holiday songs have not been forgotten. This playlist of unforgettable Christmas classics will make even scrooges sing along. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – Ella …