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Origins of Halloween Monsters

Origins of Halloween Monsters

Alexander Bartram, Volunteer Voice Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Showcase

Origins of famous Halloween monsters can be fun to learn. It mostly comes from a place of reflection of humanity's flaws.   Frankenstein originally came from the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelly. Published in 1818, Shelly and her future husband, Percy Shelley, visited Lord Byron in Switzerland. The weather was too cold to go outside, so they started ...

Weekend in the ‘Boro 8/27-8/29

Weekend in the ‘Boro 8/27-8/29

Devin Lampitt, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, News

TSSAA Girls Soccer Championships When: Oct. 25-28 @ various times Where: Ricard Siegel Park Cost: Ticketed Event Trail of Treats When: Oct. 28 @ 2-4 PM Where: Veterans Memorial Park 115 Floyd Mayfield Dr Cost: Free The annual “Trail of Treats” includes a hayride, games,...

31 Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

31 Quick and Easy Halloween Costumes

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

31 Quick Halloween Costumes  Halloween is quickly approaching, and with all the excitement comes the stress of picking out a costume.  Like most people you have probably put off picking your costume till the week before.  To aid you in this life changing decision, here is a list of 31 quick...

Throwback Thursday: Fashion of the 2000’s

Chloe Blake, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles

Throwback Thursday: Fashion of the 2000's   As we evolve, our fashion trends tend to change as well. Our opinions of what looks good and what doesn't drastically fluctuate. Listed down below are just a few of the fashion trends from the 2000's. (Some we wish we could forget.)    ~Track su...

Throwback Thursday: Disney Movies You Shouldn’t Forget!

Throwback Thursday: Disney Movies You Shouldn’t Forget!

Chloe Blake, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

Throwback Thursday: Disney Movies  Over the years, Walt Disney Productions has created and released many memorable movies. With all of the current movies coming out around us, it's easy to forget about some of our favorite throwback Disney movies. Below are some of the most popular Disney movies f...

9 of the Craziest Outfits from the Early 2000’s

9 of the Craziest Outfits from the Early 2000’s

Devin Lampitt, Lifestyles Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

Fashion trends are always changing, but fashion from the early 2000's was something that none of the other generations have ever looked like. Here's just some of my favorite outfits that the biggest celebrities have worn.  ...

Weekend in the ‘Boro

Devin Lampitt, Lifestyles Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

Murfreesboro Art Crawl:   When: Oct. 13 @ 6 PM   Where: Across downtown Murfreesboro Cost: free   It unites local artists with local businesses to showcase the best that Murfreesboro has to offer.   Battle of the Bands at Stones River Battlefield   When: Oct. 14 @ 10 AM - 6 PM   Where: Stones River Battlefield ...

Acne Tips and Tricks

Acne Tips and Tricks

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

 As teenagers, all of our bodies are going through the dreaded change of puberty. With this change comes unexpected things like acne.  Male and female teenagers often struggle with pesky bumps or uneven tones in their skin. Whiteheads and blackheads seem to curse our young faces.  Here are a few acne tips from around the internet to help you cope with your ever-changing skin.   #1 Although every single person on the face of the earth has...

80s Movie Greatness

Alexander Bartram, Volunteer Voice Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

The Princess Bride is a movie about "fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles." It was released on September 25, 1987.  It's based on the book of the same name. It stars Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn and more. Overall, it's a funny take on the normal fairy tale movie.  Labyrinth, released June 27, 1986, star...