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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, …

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 Taylor Davis Assistant News Editor I’m sad to say I belong to a world that has not learned from its past atrocities. We create wars by our own prejudices and choose to ignore the personal freedoms that are supposed to be inalienable rights to every person. Recent Tennessee legislation brings to light those familiar …

By Robert Allen Opinions Editor Flashy marketing, great sound bites and glittery campaign taglines is all you’ll find behind the Student Government Association’s (SGA) push to pass its Five Four Six legislation. The plan is filled with fluff and political pandering backed by few facts, poor planning and reactionary behavior. It’s not a response to …

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 …