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Nashville Predators make monster moves against the Boston Bruins in a 2-1 brutal win Thursday

Nashville Predators make monster moves against the Boston Bruins in a 2-1 brutal win Thursday

Written by Hannah Jones

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Heat, hunger and intensity  set the tone for the game between Predators and the Bruins Thursday, January 11, at Bridgestone Arena. Heart, brotherhood, and teamwork won the game...  Read More »

Jan 13

Alabama and Clemson face each other rematch for National Football Championship

Alabama and Clemson face each other rematch for National Football Championship

Written by Austin Hensley, Sports Editor

Rematch for the Championship   Only two more teams remain to play in the College Football Playoff National Championship and they are not strangers to each other.   Nationally #1 ranked Alabama, with a 25...  Read More »

Jan 8

Week 9: Alabama 59- Vanderbilt 56

Week 9: Alabama 59- Vanderbilt 56

Alabama junior Ar'Mond Davis came off of the bench to lead Alabama (9-5, 2-0 SEC) to a 59-56 victory over Vanderbilt (8-7, 2-1 SEC). Davis scored all 12 of his points in the second half, shooting ...  Read More »

Jan 8

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News

Justice & Democracy: Vanderbilt hosts a day of speakers and a freedom march in honor of MLK

Justice & Democracy: Vanderbilt hosts a day of speakers and a freedom march in honor of MLK

Written by Carmen Herrera

 MLK Weekend of Action OACS invites you to join the Vanderbilt community in a weekend of action and reflection as we honor the contributions of Rev. Dr. King in seeking justice and c...  Read More »

Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship and TSU host Nashville MLK March

Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship and TSU host Nashville MLK March

Written by Donisha Gibson, Reporter

The Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship and the Nashville Community invite the greater area Nashville community to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...  Read More »

Nashville Predators make monster moves against the Boston Bruins in a 2-1 brutal win Thursday

Nashville Predators make monster moves against the Boston Bruins in a 2-1 brutal win Thursday

Written by Hannah Jones

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Heat, hunger and intensity  set the tone for the game between Predators and the Bruins Thursday, January 11, at Bridgestone Arena. Heart, brotherhood,...  Read More »

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Music Review

Moving from a legato interlude to a vivace overture, the Music Performance Academy is playing in the right direction

Moving from a legato interlude to a vivace overture, the Music Performance Academy is playing in the right direction

Written by Josh Stinson, Entertainment Writer

The John Overton Music Performance Academy lifting the living of college bound students one note at a time. The act of creating a quality music program...  Read More »

Oct 27

Recent Music Review Stories

20 years later, legendary street poet’s words still matter

20 years later, legendary street poet’s words still matter

September 29, 2016

Gold still glitters for Led Zeppelin as Federal Judge rules in band’s favor

Gold still glitters for Led Zeppelin as Federal Judge rules in band’s favor

June 23, 2016

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

May 17, 2016

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Media Grab Room

Tiana Dalton Signs with University of the Cumberlands

Tiana Dalton Signs with University of the Cumberlands

Written by Alicia Johnson, Reporter

December 13, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact: Su...  Read More »

Dec 13

Student produced projects demonstrate college and career readiness

Student produced projects demonstrate college and career readiness

Written by Sasha Conatser, Feature Reporter

The Overton Project Expo is racing towards us. But what’s the Overton Project...  Read More »

Dec 8

MLB making deals galore. New contracts abound

MLB making deals galore. New contracts abound

Written by Austin Hensley and Bailey Etheridge

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016,  the Major League Baseball league agreed to...  Read More »

Dec 6

Recent Media Grab Room Stories

  • Dr. Bruce Bowers acknowledges Metro football coaches as he inducted into Hall of Fame
  • For Immediate Release: Metro Nashville Public Schools Releases the ALL CITY Football Team

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Rockin' Reviews

The True story of true Heroism and Bravery of Medic Desmond Doss

The True story of true Heroism and Bravery of Medic Desmond Doss

Written by William Weber, Entertainment Editor

NASHVILLE- Mel Gibson makes a triumph return as director of this pure masterpiece of filmmaking. Hacksaw Ridge tells the story Desmond Doss, who volunteers in World War ll...  Read More »

Nov 21

Stop by the Azadi International Market for bread and kindness

Stop by the Azadi International Market for bread and kindness

November 20, 2016

Coming through the other side of the dimension comes Doctor Strange

Coming through the other side of the dimension comes Doctor Strange

November 18, 2016

The Man of Steel has cousin who is taking CW by Kyptonian storm.

The Man of Steel has cousin who is taking CW by Kyptonian storm.

November 17, 2016

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Features

Nashville, a city full of stars, shone bright for the Vols, Derek Barnett and Joshua Dobbs

Nashville, a city full of stars, shone bright for the Vols, Derek Barnett and Joshua Dobbs

Written by Bailey Etheridge, Sports Editor

NASHVILLE – Most visitors to Nashville hope to see a few country music stars while in town. Unfortunately, for fifth-year University of Nebraska senior, QB Ryker Fyfe, the stars he saw at the Franklin American Music City Bowl were of a different kind, brought on by University of Tennessee All-American...  Read More »

Jan 3

Dr. Bruce Bowers acknowledges Metro football coaches as he inducted into Hall of Fame

Dr. Bruce Bowers acknowledges Metro football coaches as he inducted into Hall of Fame

Written by Tionne Dewberry, Hannah Jones, Zuriel Cane, Reporters

The sense of history is evident when one arrives on campus of the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Along with many events, the Wilson Banquet Hall has been home to the Metro Coaches Hall of Fame dinner for many years, and the comfort in familiarity is almost overwhelming. Current metro high school coaches, many of them graduates of Metro schools and who have known each oth...  Read More »

Dec 5

Sean Pak Shines as EMMP’s First Student of the Month

Sean Pak Shines as EMMP’s First Student of the Month

Written by Meadya Doski, Feature Editor

Overton has a new way to recognize  students of exceptional talent and academic success. Each academy will choose an outstanding student who the faculty members of that academy believe represents the character, mission and vision of each academy.  The Event Marketing and Musical Performance Academy is t...  Read More »

Nov 21

Stand out season for Red Sox Outfielder, Mookie Betts, is truly golden

Stand out season for Red Sox Outfielder, Mookie Betts, is truly golden

Written by Austin Hensley, Sports Editor

  Betts was a standout performer with his bat, glove, arm and legs helped lead his team, the Boston Red Sox to post Season play, 93-wins, and an AL East title. Beloved in Boston, and other areas of the world like Peru, Betts, is humble and appreciative of his hometown Nashville friends an...  Read More »

Nov 21

  • In the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month in the year of 1918…… November 15, 2016
  • Presidential ‘Mean Tweets’ are mic drop millennial November 2, 2016

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Book Review

“A Very Harry Christmas” Read-a-thon takes the cynic out of the senior

“A Very Harry Christmas” Read-a-thon takes the cynic out of the senior

Written by Isabella West, Book Reviewer

Growing up I was never much of a reader. I would read when the teacher presented a book for us to read and annotate but other than that my reading interests were no active. When...  Read More »

Apr 11

Ann Patchett’s conducts a page turner with Bel Canto.

Ann Patchett’s conducts a page turner with Bel Canto.

March 1, 2016

“Everything is relative. If you want to understand a problem you look at its cause. You don’t look at its manifestation.” Abdel-Fattah

“Everything is relative. If you want to understand a problem you look at its cause. You don’t look at its manifestation.” Abdel-Fattah

December 14, 2015

Book Review: Find out how the bride avoids the Kings Wrath

Book Review: Find out how the bride avoids the Kings Wrath

November 23, 2015

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