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Daniel Baumli // Contributing writer Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Popular Music is home to an enormous body of music and related materials that are accessible to students and authors for research and studying. An integral piece of the center’s work is the restoration of sound recordings in all forms of media. The man responsible …

Story by Erkya Hammonds // Contributor Each year for Halloween children dress up as their favorite characters and heroes and go door to door collecting candy. Families decorate their homes with jack-o-lanterns and spooky decorations, haunted houses are popular attractions and costume parties are thrown to celebrate the holiday. But does anyone really know where these traditions originate? …

Story by Deonta Ridley / Contributor Writing Do you believe ghosts are among us? Do you believe the supernatural is closer than you think? Well, you’re absolutely right. Believe it or not, there are some places on campus that are on the spooky side, particularly inside Tucker Theatre. Professor Jette Halladay says two ghosts have been known to haunt the building, …

Story and photo by Holden Phillips // Contributor October is once again upon us in Murfreesboro, and the chill of Halloween is in the air. Many haunted houses and spooky attractions have been testing the brave souls willing to explore them, including the Oaklands Historic House Museum. Throughout October, the historic site offers visitors a darker …

Mackenzie Meins // Contributing writer “I got to meet Stan Lee,” is perhaps the prime example of one phrase every nerd wishes they could claim to be true. For Zach Edwards, owner of The Score of Murfreesboro, it is. The Score of Murfreesboro, a local store that sells new and used video games and consoles, …

If you pass Central Christian Church on the corner of East Main Street, you’ll notice a little box on a pole, similar to a birdhouse, with a gold dome on top that replicates the church roof. Placed in front of it is a rock for small children to stand on and reach into the  glass door, …