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Photo by Barbara Harmon / Contributing Writer Video by Tayhlor Stephenson / Assistant Lifestyles Editor and Barbara Harmon / Contributing Writer Harold Baldwin is recognized for launching the photography program at Middle Tennessee State University. He first came to the university as an industrial arts professor, but when the university’s president proposed another offer, Baldwin …

In an effort to modernize the college, what was formerly MTSU’s College of Mass Communication is now the College of Media and Entertainment. This change, effective August 2015, was “long over due” according to Media and Entertainment dean, Ken Paulson, who believes the rebranding will better represent the college. “Mass Communications isn’t what we are anymore,” Paulson …

Grammy-winning producer and MTSU alum Torrance “Street Symphony” Esmond announced a scholarship for recording industry students Tuesday afternoon during a Q-and-A at his alma mater. Esmond, who graduated from the university in 2003, sought to help undergraduates through a $750-a-semester scholarship to keep students on track. “I remember being a student at MTSU and (because) …

By Caroline Morris // Contributing Writer Tracy E. Laird, author of the book Austin City Limits: A History, spoke Wednesday evening at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music. Austin City Limits is a televised concert series that has aired on PBS stations around the country for the past 40 years. Laird wrote the book to convey the purpose and …

Two short animated films by MTSU Electronic Media Communication assistant professor Kevin McNulty were debuted yesterday in the John Bragg Mass Communication Building. Tethered, the first film shown, was created entirely by McNulty over five years, while Coffee was produced in a matter of months with the help of a team of seven hand-selected EMC students over …

By Jamie A. Cooley, MTSU Sidelines Contributing Writer Michael Knox, the primary producer for Jason Aldean, participated in a hour and a half student Q&A in the Mass Communication building on Tuesday night. Knox, a MTSU alumnus and vice president of the global independent publishing company Peer Music, answered questions on his success as a producer. Knox started off …