Whether due to artistic intuition or because it is made by new creatives trying to prove themselves, student art often exhibits amazing synthesis between innate talent and learned skill. However, such works often come off as hollow and empty because — no matter how technically proficient the…

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What's up VOL nation? This Monday marks 1 year since Austin Orr became the host of the Weekly Wrap-Up. Tune in this Monday for the special 1 Year Anniversary Weekly Wrap-Up!

Beacon Under 5 is a daily podcast that brings you the weather and all of the top news stories at UTK and in Knoxville. Catch host Ben Winiger Monday through Friday with your speedy news update on Beacon Under 5.

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Wednesday evening, Japanese performance company Yamato put on their new production of “Jho-Netsu- Passion” in the Student Union Auditorium, thanks to the efforts of Campus Events Board, the Center for Student Engagement and the Asian Culture Center of TN.

Beacon Under 5 is a daily podcast that brings you the weather and all of the top news stories at UTK and in Knoxville. Catch host Ben Winiger Monday through Friday with your speedy news update on Beacon Under 5.

Beacon Under 5 is a daily podcast that brings you the weather and all of the top news stories at UTK and in Knoxville. Catch host Ben Winiger Monday through Friday with your speedy news update on Beacon Under 5.

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Every year, the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship is awarded to students who have an interest to study or even intern abroad, but may not have the means to do so. This year, more than 1,400 students from 427 different universities received this award, and four of them are from UT.

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Your host Austin Orr returns with a new season of The Weekly Wrap-Up!

For those of us whose first week of class felt more like a month, the long weekend for Martin Luther King Jr. Day may feel like a welcome break. But in between catching up on Netflix queues and going out with friends, one group of UT students, faculty and staff will spend the Saturday mornin…

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The Natchez Trace Bridge in Franklin, Tennessee, was built in in 1993 and officially opened to the public the following year. The structure has won many awards for its design, and the bridge is a part of the Natchez Trace Parkway, which runs through Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. The Pa…

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Kathryn “Katie” Garapic often struggled with creative confidence before her decorative graduation cap business was born three years ago.

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UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, located in Circle Park, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve education around paleontology, evolution and deep time for under-served audiences. The initiative is part of the Lineage Outreach Opportuni…

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The second semester has started in full. A new batch of classes may bring a new batch of stressors, but they don’t need to overwhelm you. You can make this semester a breeze if you take the right steps.

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Although each academic major comes with a prescribed set of required classes, students with gaps in their schedule or a need for extra electives may find themselves browsing the online catalog for additional courses to take. Here are some of the most unique courses offered at UT, which range…

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Your host Austin Orr returns with a new season of The Weekly Wrap-Up! Weekly Wrap-Up is kicking off the new year with all new intro video! Tell us what you think about it in the comments below!

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On Friday night, the barren trees of the winter months and the empty streets of campus set the scene for the case of the groom who never had the chance to say “I do” to his beloved bride.

Spring Semester has arrived, and students are getting back into the rhythm of their routines. Though a new semester brings new classes, it also brings new ways to spend free time. Here are a few events to keep in mind while planning out your semester.

Amid chilly weather and gray skies, a crowd of students gathered in the HSS Amphitheater on Thursday evening to protest the possibility of an American war with Iran. Around 40 students showed up to chant, inform campus about the situation and share anti-war sentiments.

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When contractor A.B. Long convinced UT to salvage a large, grey rock that his team uncovered during a campus construction project, it’s likely no one imagined that the boulder would become the symbol of Volunteer pride that it is today.

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With every student and faculty bound to encounter a few cone zones on the daily, it is no secret that the university has several construction projects underway. 2019 saw the opening of the new Student Union, which was a nine-year project at the heart of campus.

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News is all around us. Some actively consume it by watching CNN, Fox or local stations. Others get it from social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Whether one cares about the news or not, it would be impossible to escape it in our present age.

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This past summer, the UT Board of Trustees determined that UT would merge with the UT Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) to become one institute once more. UT is now several months into the reunification process, with even more changes to come.

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University of Tennessee officers were in for a surprise this morning when they found a black bear had wandered a little ways away from home and onto UT’s campus. The black bear then set up camp inside Lindsey Nelson Stadium after becoming stuck.

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On Tuesday, UT’s Vice Chancellor for Student Life Vince Carilli announced his resignation from the university. He chose to leave UT at this time in order to ensure that a new vice chancellor is fully-equipped to implement UT’s new strategic vision, which will be completed in May.