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Story by Sam Long | Assistant Lifestyles Editor Following a hiatus due to COVID-19, Middle Tennessee State University returned to the Grammys this past weekend! Originally an annual experience, the trip offers the opportunity to celebrate alumni nominees and provide students with career-building experiences. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee joined faculty, students and administrators from the colleges …

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, …

Story by Sam Long | Assistant Editor Photo: GBTRS members at Bonnaroo in 2019 Shelby’s voice hitched in her throat as her eyes began to gimmer with tears.  As the six year anniversary of the creation of organization Girls Behind the Rock Show passed this week, the organization’s founder and executive director reflected on how …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News Story by Rayyan Ahmed / Contributing Writer MTSU will be making noise again at the upcoming 61st annual Grammy Awards, this time with seven university-connected people contributing to rap, Americana, country and gospel projects. This group includes a recent graduate who was still a student when nominated as a part …

Photo by Matt Masters / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Trianne Newbrey On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, Congress approved the Music Modernization Act before moving it to the president’s desk for it to officially become law. The Music Modernization Act is a bill introduced by Sen. Robert Goodlatte, R-VA., and Sen. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. It …

Photos and story by Alexis Marshall / Reporter Students came to the courtyard outside the John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on Tuesday for the second annual MT Engage Fest, an outdoor music festival put on by recording industry organizations. MT Engage Fest is supported by the MT Engage committee and produced by the Live …