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UT is presenting a new series, “Apocalypse UTK,” which will be held throughout the semester. The series is occurring in conjunction with the “Visions of the End” exhibit in the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.

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2020 marks the UT LEAD program’s first annual food drive, benefiting Smokey’s Pantry. UT LEAD, a program for first generation college students, hopes to help any and all Vols facing food insecurity.

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Vols and other local volunteers will join forces on Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., for a fun-filled day in celebration of a year’s worth of fundraising for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. This year, the organization is also celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Theatre and comedy is a tough combination. Maybe theatre line delivery makes it difficult or maybe most theatre audiences are tough crowds, but no matter the reason, I’ve always found it hard to laugh during my night’s on Broadway.

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A friendship that would last a lifetime, a bond that would transcend history and creative works which continue to inspire generations later. This is the legacy of James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney, two friends whose work will be highlighted and celebrated at UT later in February.

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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.

his past Thursday evening, in the Bailey Education Building (BEB), ARED 530 students opened a public art gallery to display the works they’ve recently completed.

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Every year, millions of children across the globe receive a shoebox from the Operation Christmas Child program. This year, UTK Collegiate 4-H and FFA contributed to OCC by packing 1,350 boxes full of toys, clothes and toiletries.

This Wednesday, the Center for Student Engagement (CSE) held World Kindness Day in the Student Union as part of its daytime programming. The event took place in the CSE, located on the first floor of the Union, and was full of activities centered around bringing joy and kindness.

All day Wednesday, UT held its annual Big Orange Give fundraising campaign to raise money for student scholarships. In honor of the 225th anniversary of the university, UT set a goal to raise $2.25 million of donations in 24 hours.

Throughout this entire week, the Student Alumni Association (SAA) has been celebrating alumni and other university donors. The festivities have been leading up to the week’s main event: Big Orange Give.

Andrei Tarkovsky’s “Solaris” was the latest installment in the Department of Libraries’ Foreign and Independent Film Series. Viewings are held on the first Tuesday of each month throughout the fall semester.

We’re rapidly nearing the end of spooky season and the season’s crowning jewel: Halloween itself. UT will be holding several events this week to celebrate the holiday. Here are some of the spookiest celebrations to look out for.

“Wilaya” is a 2012 minimalist drama, directed by Pedro Perez Rosado, that depicts the lives of a few Sahrawi refugee families from the Western Sahara. The film was shown in Hodges Tuesday night as the third installment of Hispanic Film Fest.

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As fall break rapidly approaches, students are anxiously focused on finishing midterms and other final assignments before they can relax. The Center for Health Education and Wellness, however, is currently focused on what students will be doing during fall break rather than how they’re curre…

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After UT’s Pride Center was defunded in 2016, Donna Braquet, the director of the Pride Center at the time, knew that she had to engage herself in another project she was passionate about. By that point, Braquet had worked as a UT librarian for over a decade, and she realized that with her ex…

The film “Everybody Leaves,” or “Todos se Van,”is based on the coming of age novel of the same title by Wendy Guerra. The movie was shown in Hodges Library on Tuesday night as the second installment of the Hispanic Film Festival.

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October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, and to kick off the annual month of awareness activities, the Center for Heath Education and Wellness set up tents and tables around the Whirlwind Statue on Pedestrian Walkway to teach students about alcohol and drug misuse.

On Friday afternoon, students and faculty stepped onto Pedestrian Walkway to enter another world. With music, vibrant décor, food vendors and many volunteers, the 6th Annual Arab Fest was an educational and all-encompassing experience.

The University of Tennessee is not just a place to earn a degree; it can also be a place to join a family. The Volunteer family has grown exponentially since the founding of the university in 1794. With around 30,000 students on campus today, UT utilizes the help of many contributors and don…