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Murfreesboro Police responded to an attempted robbery and simple assault that occurred in front of Domino’s Pizza on Baird Lane just before midnight Monday. The victim, an MTSU freshman, told police he was walking on Baird Lane when someone struck him from behind and tried to take his backpack. He said he noticed three assailants, all wearing masks. …

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By Emily Austin // Contributing Writer Nashville’s Full Moon Tattoo and Horror Festival isn’t just the place of nightmares; this three-day convention became the perfect opportunity for fans of all things spooky to celebrate what they love most about the genre, right next to their favorite tattoo artists and celebrities. “It’s just the atmosphere of …

MacKenzie Meins // Contributing writer Photos by MacKenzie Meins and Elizabeth Tullos While many people were celebrating Halloween the traditional way, several pop and geek culture enthusiasts took their costumes to the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville this weekend. Geek Media Expo (GMX) Vol. 7.  took place Oct. 30-Nov. 1. In attendance were a variety …

Story by Erkya Hammonds // Contributor Each year for Halloween children dress up as their favorite characters and heroes and go door to door collecting candy. Families decorate their homes with jack-o-lanterns and spooky decorations, haunted houses are popular attractions and costume parties are thrown to celebrate the holiday. But does anyone really know where these traditions originate? …

story by Deonta Ridley // Contributor Do you believe ghosts are among us? Do you believe the supernatural is closer than you think? Well, you’re absolutely right. Believe it or not, there are some places on campus that are on the spooky side, particularly inside Tucker Theatre. Professor Jette Halladay says two ghosts have been known to haunt the building, adding there’s …

Story and photo by Holden Phillips // Contributor October is once again upon us in Murfreesboro, and the chill of Halloween is in the air. Many haunted houses and spooky attractions have been testing the brave souls willing to explore them, including the Oaklands Historic House Museum. Throughout October, the historic site offers visitors a darker …