Trevecca students joined thousands to hear president speak

by Bailey Basham and Brooklyn Dance

Michael Perrotti got in line around 11 a.m. He waited, and he waited. He knew it would be another seven hours until the rally for president Donald Trump, but he didn’t mind. He was there to see the president.

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FOX 17’s Town Hall Meeting to be held in TSAC

by Brooklyn Dance

FOX17 is holding a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. tonight in Trevecca’s Tarter Student Activity Center.

The meeting will discuss Nashville’s future in relation to the city’s rapid growth and worsening traffic, moderated by FOX 17’s Scott Couch and ‘Traffic Jam’ Sam.

Officials from Nashville’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, (MTA) Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Tennessee Department of Transportation, (TDOT) the Metro Nashville Transportation director and Metro Planing Organization (MPO) will discuss ideas to alleviate the traffic congestion.

Trevecca has been hosting town hall meetings for two years now.

Matt Toy, director of marketing and communications, said that FOX originally reached out to Trevecca, looking for a good venue close to Nashville.

“FOX really loves TSAC,” Toy said,  “It’s a room you can do a lot with.  It’s easy to get to, [it has] easy parking, they love the set up.”

Toy said Trevecca appreciates hosting the town hall meetings because it is great exposure for the school, and it really gets people on campus.

To read FOX’s story on tonight’s event click here.

 

WHO: FOX 17 News

WHAT: STEER CLEAR Town hall meeting

WHEN: Tonight, March 30th, 6 p.m.

WHERE: TSAC

WHY: discussing traffic and Nashville’s growth

 

Former Trevecca student Fancy finds pop music success

By Griffin Dunn

who-is-fancy-glitterA former Trevecca student has found worldwide success in the music industry this year.

Fancy (originally Jake Hagood) is the artist behind the song “Goodbye” and the “Who is Fancy?” campaign. He performed the hit song this month live for the first time on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as his official reveal.

Originally from Bentonville, Arkansas, Fancy attended Trevecca from 2008-2010 where he served as sophomore class president from 2009-2010.

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Trevecca songwriter’s organize to form the Trevecca Songwriter’s Association

By Zach Farnum

Songwriters who attend Trevecca are organizing themselves to make their mark on the music industry.

Around 20 students have joined the Trevecca Songwriter’s Association (TSA), an organization aimed at supporting songwriters.

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L to R: Trevecca senior Hamil Rich, Lisa Brokop, Kim McLean, and Trevecca junior, Jake Neumar perform at the Bluebird Cafe

Songwriting has always been one of the most integral parts of the music industry. Over the years, Trevecca has increasingly encouraged these artists on campus to hone their skills by providing more classes geared towards educating on industry standards and best practices, club members said.

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PBS documentary showcases hidden part of Nashville

By Bailey Basham

appearsA PBS documentary aired last week on sex trafficking which included a lengthy report on trafficking in Trevecca’s neighborhood.
As part of a three-part PBS documentary series, New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof explored the issue of sex trafficking in the U.S. which brought him to Murfreesboro Road.

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Phin: A band with Trevecca roots

By Christy Ulmet

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Phin playing at a concert at the High Watt Nashville on April 11.

Toby Haydel always knew in the back of his mind that he wanted to be in a band. His dream came true in 2013 when he and some of his friends started a band that will perform tonight in the final round of a local battle of the bands.

Phin, who will play tonight at one of five bands at The Pavilion East in the Music City Mayhem Showdown at 6 p.m., is made up of six members who draw their inspiration for their music from the same influences, said Haydel, a junior at Trevecca. Continue reading Phin: A band with Trevecca roots

Trevecca student-led band advances to round two in local music contest

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By Christy Ulmet

Phin, a band of Trevecca students, alumni, and a sibling of a student, advanced to the second round in Lightning 100’s Sixth Annual Music City Mayhem.

Music City Mayhem is an annual contest hosted by Lightning 100 in which over 340 bands auditioned for this year. The contest is set up in a bracket system, like March Madness, and begins with 32 bands. Bands are paired together randomly to run up against one another, and the contest goes on until four bands are left. Continue reading Trevecca student-led band advances to round two in local music contest

Top 10 things to do over spring break

By Amy Taylor

It’s spring break, and you’re stuck in Nashville.

Well, stuck isn’t exactly the best word. So what if you’re not able to make it home during this week of no classes? Nashville is an overflowing gauntlet of places to go and people to meet. There is always something to do. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the potential choices to be made, here are ten of the best to get you started. Whatever you do, don’t just sit there. Go. Continue reading Top 10 things to do over spring break