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Student programming was a hot topic at Friday afternoon’s Board of Trustees meeting, with UT Student Government Association President Natalie Campbell addressing the board as a representative for students at each UT System campus.

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As many college students can attest to, food is an important part of any student’s daily life while on campus. Many UT students have meal plans and a variety of options for meals throughout the day.

In 2011, id Software released “Rage,” a quasi-open world first person shooter which garnered mixed reception from audiences and critics alike. As the years went by, it seemed as if there was little to no chance of “Rage” ever getting a sequel. 

To many people, home is somewhere reliable and consistent—somewhere you can always return to for stability. That wasn’t the case for Nicholas Bashore growing up. He was used to his home changing drastically and often, as his family moved around.

Fifteen-year-old Thomas Hughes has loved playing video games for as long as he can remember, but he never guessed he would one day be making money playing a game he loves.

Rachel Isham is a student here at the University of Tennessee. She is from Cookeville, Tennessee, which is about an hour to an hour and a half away. She went to Cookeville High School, studying microbiology and minoring in animal science. Rachel plans to be a veterinarian after college and a…

In 1900, Eugenia Wiliams was born to a prominent physician who helped introduce Coca-Cola to East Tennessee. In 1998, she left the 10,800-square-foot-home of her childhood, located at 4848 Lyons View Pike, to the university as residence for the UT System president.

Sarah Kennedy is from Kingsport, Tennessee. She works at the Jones Center of Leadership and Service but, when she graduates, she wants to go into education to either teach kindergarten kids or college students. Her favorite spot on campus is Ayers, which is on top of the Hill. Sarah likes to…

The final Checkerboard Chat of the semester is here. They wrap up spring sports and introduce the news sports editors. 

Viet Quatch is from Oak Ridge, Tennessee and is a student at UT. He also works at the Hodges Library. His favorite spots on campus are on top of the Hodges Library and Neyland Stadium. His hobby is playing intramural sports and his favorite sport is soccer, both indoor and outdoor. Viet root…

Stepping onto UT’s campus each fall, incoming freshman are greeted with an energy that flows into every nook and cranny. Many students caught their first glimpse of this radiating energy which seemed to bubble up from the ground during their orientation or their first visit. It’s an energy t…

The cautionary tale of the Seal is simple: Never step foot on it, lest you desire to graduate late, or at all! If you say this correctly, this is followed by a crack of thunder and a rendition of Rocky Top in G-minor.

Summer Johnston is from Los Angeles, California, and works at the Beacon as an accountant. Her favorite spot is at the Beacon. Why? Because it is fun to be around the news crew at the Beacon. Summer likes to read in her spare time, she was a waitress before coming to the Beacon. Summer has l…

Vision's Natalie Campbell, Isaac Holt and Emerson Burd will continue to transition into their executive positions, following a judicial hearing that found the team overspent $36. 61 and violated the letter of the law.

Hailie Hensley is from Union County and she works at the Beacon as a business manager. Her major is in business management and her hobby is kayaking. Hailie’s favorite sport is basketball. She supports her fellow Vols as well. Her favorite spot on campus is the Hodges Library, why? Because i…

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Myah Webb is from Camden, Tennessee, which is in the between Nashville and Memphis. She is majoring in pre-pharmacy at UT. Her favorite spot on campus is at Ferris Hall, which is behind Neyland Stadium. Myah’s favorite sport is college basketball but her favorite team is the Purdue Boilermak…

Students joined members of the Center for Health Education and Wellness and the Office of Title IX to honor “Denim Day,” an international event to bring awareness and show support for survivors of sexual assault on Wednesday afternoon. Event coordinators gave away t-shirts and encouraged pas…