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Grammy-winning producer and MTSU alum Luke Laird performs at The Rutledge in Nashville, Tenn. on March 27, 2014. His performance was a part of the 2014 Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. (Cat Murphy / MTSU Sidelines)

Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Luke Laird visited his alma mater Wednesday to share the keys to a successful career in the music industry. Laird, who has written with music heavyweights such as Carrie Underwood, Ne-Yo and Kacey Musgraves, insists that a love for music and a diverse attitude are necessary in the music industry. “I …

Grammy-winning producer and MTSU alum Luke Laird performs at The Rutledge in Nashville, Tenn. on March 27, 2014. His performance was a part of the 2014 Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. (Cat Murphy / MTSU Sidelines)

By Natalie Shipley // Staff Writer Considered “MTSU’s most famous alumnus,” it has been more than 10 years since award-winning songwriter and producer Luke Laird attended the university. “I don’t know how accurate that is, but, hey, if that’s what it is for now, I feel honored,” Laird said during a break in a performance …

Match Records artist Luke Caccetta serenades a student as a part of Omega Delta Psi's Valentine's Day fundraiser on Wednesday February 12, 2014. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

Match Records artist Luke Caccetta serenaded two lucky students Wednesday afternoon as a part of Omega Delta Psi’s Valentine’s Day Fundraiser. “It was a lot of fun to be able to make people smile and to make them feel special for a verse or two. I was honored to be able to do that for [Omega Delta Psi] and …

A sushi roll from Fin Fusion Sushi in Murfreesboro, Tenn. MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

By John Connor Coulston // Assistant A&E Editor Rather than scarfing down greasy fries or soggy pizza in the Keathley University Center, some students try Asian Express for its premade sushi. But for a unique or more sophisticated dining experience, Sidelines has a roundup the slew of off-campus sushi options set to tantalize your taste …

MTSU Wine Appreciation

Story by Alex Beecher // Staff Writer | Photo by Cat Murphy // Online Photo Editor As students register for spring classes, a wine appreciation class may seem like a good way to blow of steam. The course where students learn the fundamentals of all things wine applies to agribusiness and agriscience majors, but any …

By Claire Osburn A&E Editor After countless hits, accolades, producer credits, major life events and five children, Bee Gee’s rock star Barry Gibb is in the midst of his first-ever solo tour and shows no signs of slowing down. “Having lost all my brothers and dealing with that factor of life, the idea of seizing …