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This year, Record Store Day will celebrate its 11th anniversary. The event, usually held twice a year – once in April and again on Black Friday – has risen to popularity over the years and has greatly impacted independent record stores all around the world. The current musical landscape for music lovers is as seamless …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines MTSU’s Board of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street and recommended three new master’s degree programs in speech-language pathology, biomedical sciences and public health. Near the start of the meeting, the board took public comment from Scott and Michelle …

Photo courtesy of TAC In a culture saturated by stories of superheroes and vigilantes saving the world from evil government officials and shady corporations, a small group of Tennesseans have taken the stories to the real world – albeit in a much more legal way, and with considerably less acrobatics. Meet the Tennesseans Against Corruption, …

For anyone who has taken a hiking and backpacking class at MTSU, it’s possible you’ve seen Johnny Ruhl as an instructor. However, where most MTSU students have seen him is sitting on the steps of the quad. For the past 10 years, Ruhl has sat near the university’s seal nearly every day. He sits there …

Graphic by DeAnna Black / MTSU Sidelines As the city of Murfreesboro continues to expand and evolve, officials say that unintended consequences come with the changing landscape. Namely, as the population of ‘boro dwellers grows, as does the homeless issue in the city. Bill Kraus, the executive director of the Housing, Health and Human Services …

Photos and story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer The demand for more natural and organic body and skin care products has been on the rise in recent years, and the Nashville area is no stranger to that. Now, with the opening of a location of Memphis-based company Buff City Soap Co. in Murfreesboro, that …