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Photos and Stories by MTSU Seigenthaler News Service Middle Tennessee State University alumna and country music artist HunterGirl made the final three on American Idol’s 20th season. She comes from Winchester, Tenn. and made it on the show through playing and songwriting in the Nashville music scene. HunterGirl, 23, known by her Franklin County High …

Story by Will Chappell This is the type of show that keeps its audience guessing as to what might be coming next week to a degree rarely seen, keeping us on the edge of our collective seat with anticipation. After a four-year hiatus, Atlanta has returned to FX for season three, airing on Thursdays at …

Story by Will Chappell In the late 1970s, the National Basketball Association was at a low point. Ratings were low, finals games were broadcast on tape delay, and the league’s viability was in question. But with two electrifying players, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, set to enter the league for the 1979 season, there was …

Story by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor Feature Image courtesy of ABC. Sound editor and Middle Tennessee State University Alumnus, Brian Chumney has been nominated for an Academy Award for best sound for the 2021 film, “West Side Story,” directed by Stephen Spielberg. Chumney, who graduated from MTSU in 1998 majoring in recording industry management, …

Photo courtesy of IMDb Story by Matthew Giffin | Contributing Writer Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” is arguably the superhero icon’s best cinematic outing yet, headlined by big names and having the biggest box office opening weekend in North America since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, second only to “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” The film …

Story by Will Chappell Photo credits to HBO Max            The second season of The Righteous Gemstones concluded last Sunday on HBO after a second season that saw the show start to come together and with a third season already ordered. After an uneven first season, the show decided to turn the spotlight …