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Story by Stephanie Hall | Contributing Writer Photos by Ethan Pickering | Lifestyles Editor Talented students at Middle Tennessee State University showed off their culture and abilities at the Rep Your Roots talent show on Sept. 16, 2021. Located outside the Student Union, students had a fun-filled evening watching the acts.   Chris Rochelle, an agent for the Veteran Center at MTSU, helps put on Rep …

Story by John Cantor | Assistant Lifestyles Editor Photos by Reagan McKay and Ellie Fields | Contributing Photographers Cassie Joy and Iris and the band rocked out this past Monday, September 13 at the Keathley University Center Theater. This group of exuberant student musicians was a part of the organization Middle Tennessee Spare’s student concert …

Kacey Musgraves. Courtesy of NPR. Story by Peyton Tranas | Core Writer When your previous album wins Album of the Year at the Grammys, you have a lot of pressure on you to release an equally as good follow up album, and that is exactly what Kacey Musgraves did. On September 10, Musgraves released her …

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) …

Photo Courtesy of Rolling Stone Story by Elizabeth Juengling/Contributing Writer Taylor Swift is making waves online after calling Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun out for the second time this year. For those of you either A, don’t know what this means, or B, absolutely know what this means and want to hear every single detail, …

The ever-growing singer-songwriter scene in Murfreesboro is rife with songwriters and musicians, college students performing at venues around town, campus events aiming to showcase the local talent and artists simply looking to catch a break in Nashville. While many of these songwriters are often found crooning love ballads and gently strumming their acoustic guitars, Belle …