Timeline: Evolution of Nashville Predators jerseys

By JR Smith, Studio M staff // From blue, gold, silver and everything in between, the Nashville Predators have always been on the leading edge of jersey changes in the NHL. Some of their color schemes have missed the net, while others have scored a hat trick. This timeline explains how the Predators jersey schemes…

Local comics shops prepare for Free Comic Book Day

By Ryan Miller, Studio M On May 5 local comic book shops and bookstores will open their doors for Free Comic Book Day, an annual event open to comic readers, both old and new. Popular publishers like Marvel, DC and Dark Horse and independent publishers including IDW, Titan, Dynamite, ONI, Image and BOOM will offer…

Interactive timeline: The history of Record Store Day

By Allison Borrell, Studio M staff // Record Store Day was founded as both an organization and an annual event celebrating the culture of independently owned record stores in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2007. The previous year, one of the largest international music retail chains, Tower Records, had shut down, and record store owners and employees were looking for…

MTSU ‘sneakerheads’ share their expensive shoe obsessions

By Amelia McClurkin, Studio M staff Studies show that the average American spends $21 a month, or $252 per year, on shoes. Malik Stoudemire is not your average American. “On a year-to-year basis, it gets out of hand,” says Stoudemire, a 21-year-old senior marketing major at Middle Tennessee State University. “This past weekend I spent $375 on…

How young designers are threading style into Music City

By Evan Brown, Studio M staff In the city that prides itself as being the music capital of the country, there’s a growing trend of creatives eager to establish themselves in another arena: high fashion. Little by little, Nashville is starting to be recognized as a city harboring young, innovative designers and artists on the verge of shifting…