Apparel designer Camiyah Mays is a senior in the Middle Tennessee State University fashion department whose designs will star in this spring’s Textile and Merchandising Fashion Show.  Growing up around her grandmother and great-grandmother, who were both seamstresses, Mays’ passion for fashion was organically cultivated in her younger, more formative years. Her grandmother– who still …

Story by Peyton Tranas / Core Writer Photos by Pitchfork From Disney Channel star to mega-pop sensation, Demi Lovato has gone through more than the average young star. Having openly dealt with addiction for years, Lovato is ready to finally come completely clean and tell her story.  Lovato has premiered a four episode documentary on …

Story by Kaitlyn Lankford and Chris Moreland Early in “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the 1988 hit that made Eddie Murphy a star, Middle Tennessee State University is mentioned twice, and its name is seen on a digital billboard outside of Madison Square Garden. How did this happen? A good guess would be that …

Photos by Ethan Pickering / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The fashion world is notorious for its fast pace and ever-evolving grandeur. But the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a long-lasting wrench into the multi-billion dollar industry.  The TXMD Spring Runway Show was one of the most highly coveted events for Middle Tennessee State University’s Textile and Merchandising …

Story by John Cantor / Core Writer The continuing student artist series “Music Mondays” swung into the new week this past Monday with the sweet songs of Match Records artist Chase Cimala. Cimala, currently a freshman at Middle Tennessee State University, is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from the small town of Somerset, Kentucky. Chase Cimala (left) …

Story and photos by Ethan Pickering – Assistant Editor The Baldwin Photographic Gallery is hosting “An Eye for Justice” photo gallery on the second floor of the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building from February 4 to April 15, 2021. The exhibit features two separate photo galleries by the same photographer, Morrie Camhi. Camhi was born …