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If you are a student and seek counseling or health services through your university, your medical records may not be protected by typical medical-privacy laws. Students enrolled in post-secondary educational institutions should make sure they understand the basics of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, as the …

By Joseph Stokes and Christof Fehrman When we learned that Alberto Gonzales would be speaking to MTSU students on how to have a successful legal career, we were disgusted.  The former U.S. Attorney General (and previously legal counsel to President George W. Bush) not only set up the legal framework and justification for the torture …

By Blake Jennings, Staff Writer U2 is a band that has been on the verge of musical self-satire for a while now. Bono especially has always seemed keenly aware of the caricature that people have carved out for him—as that flag-waving, purple-shades-wearing, philanthropic mast-head of excessive arena-rock and self-importance. U2 has always suffered from taking …

While the firestorm rains down upon Roger Goodell for the mishandling of Ray Rice’s punishment for the assault of his then-fiancé, I can’t help to wonder if fans and critics have any idea just how often these sad occurrences happen within the NFL. The league has a bleak history of domestic violence and inconsistent-at-best punishment …

Written by Sidelines Staff Report Emily West Editor-in-chief   You have college at your fingertips. You can major and do anything. Never take 18 hours, ever; take a class just for fun; cherish the time with your friends; make older friends. Never let your age stop you from getting involved. Don’t take yourself too seriously, …

Stephen Colbert discussing David Letterman's retirement from "The Late Show" on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Assistant A&E Editor Fresh off the heels of Jimmy Fallon’s ascension to “The Tonight Show” throne, “The Late Show” host David Letterman announced that he would be leaving the late night talk show in 2015 after 22 years as host. As soon as Letterman announced his retirement, speculation ran wild as …