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Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr On Sept. 22, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that the U.S. Education Department was rescinding guidance regarding how universities should deal with sexual assaults under Title IX federal law, which was put into place during the Obama administration. The announcement and subsequent rescission has been met with mixed …

Photo courtesy of the Chicago Tribune Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer After every mass shooting, two things typically happen: Gun sales go up, and there’s discussion about gun control. “The Liberals are taking our guns!” is typically what is heard from pro-gun activists and National Rifle Association members. In a recent advertisement, the …

In the wake of the Trump administration’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, MTSU President Sidney McPhee released a statement in which he encouraged the administration to find a more permanent solution and stated his support for those effected by the decision. The DACA program was first introduced in 2012 during …

A few changes have been made to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), according to an announcement from President Obama on Sept. 14. Beginning in the 2017-18 year, students will be able to file as early as Oct. 1 rather than the current date, Jan.1. Additionally, students will be able to report their …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling for a home-grown, high-technology workforce to will help boost higher-wage employment at a time of stagnant incomes. Obama announced a $100 million federal government grant program to improve training and hiring of high-tech workers. He says the U.S. needs to position itself for a constantly changing global …

President Obama will announce a new campaign to work with communities including Nashville, Chattanooga, and Memphis in an effort to secure more Americans with well-paying technology jobs later this morning. The president will unveil his administration’s “TechHire” initiative in his speech to the National League of Cities, according to a White House press release. Obama and his administration …