Stephanie Hall | Contributing Writer Infographic Courtesy of MTSU Parent and Family Association With Thanksgiving break approaching, many students are planning trips to get some home-cooked meals. However, for students who are staying on campus, they can still celebrate and get some good food. Thanksgiving break will be from November 23rd-November 25th. For students such …

Story and Photos by Jordan Reining | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Band of Blue hosted the 59th annual Contest of Champions (COC) on Saturday, Oct. 29th in Floyd Stadium.   COC is the longest running marching band competition in the country.  Band of Blue runs the competition, with members working in shifts to ensure …

Story by Destiny Mizell | Assistant Lifestyles Editor Photos by Lauren Harwood | Photographer Every day during lunch hour, hundreds of hungry students pile into the Middle Tennessee State University’s Student Union Building. To add some entertainment to what is the typically dreaded Monday, MTSU’s Student Programming & Raider Entertainment office, SPARE, has decided to host …

Story by Addison Conley | Contributing Writer and Sydney Schettler | Contributing Writer Legendary Nedge, a rapper and singer/songwriter on the Middle Tennessee State University Match Records label, is performing Oct. 7 – 9 at the New Skool Rules conference and festival in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.    Nick Edgerson, the recording industry student from Griffin, Georgia, …

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Written by Destiny Mizell | Assistant Lifestyles Editor Photos by Cat Curtis Murphy The outdoor Student Union commons of Middle Tennessee State University served as a basin of unity, diversity and entertainment in the evening of Sept. 15. Rep Your Roots is an annual talent show put on by MTSU’s Intercultural and Diversity Affairs division …

Story by Destiny Mizell | Assistant Lifestyles Editor Signed guitair presented to Mayor McFarland by Live Notes Inc. Photo from Mike Browning | PIO On Aug. 10, the city of Murfreesboro finalized plans with Live Notes Inc. to bring the largest-capacity entertainment venue Murfreesboro has ever seen. The Sunset Music Colosseum on the River will …