Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam unveiled a report Monday morning on the Governor’s Veterans Education Task Force, which outlines ways to improve higher education opportunities for Tennessee veterans. Haslam formed the group in November 2013 and gave it the responsibility of identifying obstacles for transitioning veterans, researching best practices to serve student veterans and making recommendations on improving opportunities for …

Three years ago in May, I sat on an old stool in my high school newspaper office. I did not know what life held past my days as the editor-in-chief of The Edge. Little did I know that it would mean three years later I would be in the same position, leaving another newspaper after …

By E.R. West Editor-in-chief Recently, David “Ritt” Chitwood, was in his digital audio technology class when the professor asked the students to stand and sing. Chitwood, 28, left paralyzed and in a wheelchair from an auto accident that nearly took his life and his mind, couldn’t stand. But he didn’t take offense. Chitwood smiled and …

By Logan Barnes Staff writer If you’ve liked any “Call of Duty” since “Modern Warfare,” you probably already own “Call of Duty: Ghosts.” This year’s entry into the “Call of Duty” series hardly does anything to innovate the genre it has so easily taken over, but it does have some merits. Developed by the familiar …

By Taylor Davis Staff writer “Allegiant,” the final installment in Veronica Roth’s best-selling trilogy barely reached stores Oct. 22 before it was sold-out. Bringing the thrilling trilogy to a close, “Allegiant” is told from a dual-perspective. Not only do we get to see inside two heads, but we also get to glimpse inside a futuristic …

By Brad Belemjian Contributing writer “I don’t want to survive, I want to live.” Solomon Northup utters these words after being told by a fellow slave how to stay alive. Northup, portrayed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, is a free black man living in New York when he is kidnapped and sold into slavery with no way …