Derrick Rose: injured superstar

Derrick Rose has had an interesting career so far, to say the least. He has gone from winning the MVP award to now questioning his future in the NBA. Rose was the MVP during the 2010-2011 season, and everything was looking fine until the playoffs arrived. Rose tore his ACL in the first series and missed […]

TN lawmakers look to revise open container law

East Tennessee Rep. Jon Lundberg is attempting to pass a “pass the bottle” bill that would overrule the current open container law and ban passengers in cars from drinking alcohol. In an interview with, Lundberg points out Tennessee currently loses up to $12 million per year in funding transportation because they currently lack this […]

Oscars go indie

LOS ANGELES — The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood’s top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. On a stormy night in Hollywood, the 87th annual Academy Awards — which […]

College Sweethearts: Professor David Major talks love, working with his wife

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is the main theme, from gifts to events on campus. Many couples meet while in school, and Professor David Major was one of them. Major, a technical writing teacher for the English department at APSU, said he has been married to Professor Charla White-Majors a little over […]

Pop vocalist Sam Smith slays at Grammys

Somewhere in England sits a man who was the unwitting inspiration for the biggest winner at the Grammy Awards. He’s the man who loved, and dumped, 22-year-old British soul singer Sam Smith. Smith’s yearning hit “Stay With Me” won Grammys for song and record of the year, and he was named best new artist — […]