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Although east Tennessee may not seem to be the place to celebrate pirates, but pirate enthusiasts of the south have something to look forward to this weekend; the 4th Annual Pirate Fest is coming to Harriman on Oct. 12

Ijams Nature Center came alive Sunday as the fourth annual Art in the Valley Festival was underway. The one-day festival held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featured a variety of local artists in an attempt to boost public appreciation for southern crafts.

As they stopped for a night at the Tennessee Theatre on their 2019 Dragons Tour on Oct. 3, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors weren’t quite strangers to Knoxville. Drew Holcomb, lead singer and founder of the indie and alternative rock band, attended the University of Tennessee and has played …

The University of Tennessee is recognized as one of the top schools in the nation for academics, athletics and more, but ranks as one of the three most LGBTQ+ unfriendly campuses according to Princeton Review. However, every year, the nation recognizes National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11 in o…

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Although east Tennessee may not seem to be the place to celebrate pirates, but pirate enthusiasts of the south have something to look forward to this weekend; the 4th Annual Pirate Fest is coming to Harriman on Oct. 12

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When Untitled Goose Game was first teased a few months back in a Nintendo Direct, my attention was immediately grabbed. Its minimalist art style looked charming and the idea of messing with people as a goose sounded absolutely hilarious. So when the game dropped a few weeks ago, I immediatel…

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Staff writer Evan Mays sat with Knoxville mayoral candidate Indya Kincannon on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Campaign challenges and goals were discussed in this exclusive interview.

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Join Bailey Fritz as she gives the low down on three must-watch anime. Bailey covers FullMetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, My Hero Academia, and Cowboy Bebop.

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Booths and booths of company information, crowds of undergraduates in business wear – it’s job fair season. UT holds a lot of different job fairs every semester. There are three field-specific job fairs left this semester: the Communication & Information Job & Internship Fair on Oct.…

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After freshman year, everyone is excited to move out of the dorms and into apartments or houses of their own. Signing a lease means signing into more cleaning responsibilities. You will find that anywhere in the Fort or other student living apartments offer more freedom — and often times mor…

Unfortunately for novelist Hannah Pittard, her life began to imitate her art while she was writing her third novel, “Listen to Me.“ The book details the story of a married couple who struggle to salvage their fragile marriage, and on the day of its publication, Pittard discovered that her hu…

There is nothing quite like learning about the world from the comfort of your own home. Though television and purely online news sources let you do just that, nothing beats the accuracy and standard of written and digital newspapers.

October: the month filled with pumpkin patches, apple picking, fall scented candles and, most importantly, Halloween. It’s the holiday where it is acceptable for children to fill pillow cases to the brim with candy and adults to embrace their youthful side.

Ijams Nature Center came alive Sunday as the fourth annual Art in the Valley Festival was underway. The one-day festival held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featured a variety of local artists in an attempt to boost public appreciation for southern crafts.

Join Madison Castle as he talks with spoken word band Chekov.

As they stopped for a night at the Tennessee Theatre on their 2019 Dragons Tour on Oct. 3, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors weren’t quite strangers to Knoxville. Drew Holcomb, lead singer and founder of the indie and alternative rock band, attended the University of Tennessee and has played …

Knoxville offers a slew of entertainment and activities to students who live on and off campus with festivals, restaurants, shops and more spread throughout the downtown area. With tons to do, students can stay entertained year round.

“Birds of Passage,” directed by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego, was shown Wednesday night as the first installment of Hispanic Film Festival, as well as this October’s edition of the Foreign and Independent Film Series. Showings for the Hispanic Film Festival will be held each Tuesday at 7…

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has proven to be steadfast in its support of the LGBTQ+ community in recent years. Collegiate sports governing body points to its core values to support all athletes.

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Get that corn out of my face! On this episode of What to Watch Wednesday, Austin Orr breaks down his favorite movie of all time Nacho Libre. Join us next Wednesday when regular host Bailey Fritz breaks down a new movie or television show.

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LGBTQ+ history is rich with stories of perseverance, courage and the strength to overcome. The stories that collaboratively make up LGBTQ+ history are sources of inspiration and hope for millions all over the world.

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October serves as the month that celebrates the battle LGBTQ+ people have fought throughout history. Although it may be nationally and globally recognized, it may be hard to find ways to acknowledge it in the town of Knoxville. Here’s a list of ways to get involved and celebrate LGBTQ+ history.

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The bright, rainbow flag that many supporters and members of the LGBTQ+ community sport in order to show unity and pride first originated in 1978. This is a relatively recent time, and since then, there have been changes made to create the current flag.

Nick Aluoch, a student at UT, recently created a playlist called the Connect, which dropped at midnight on Tuesday, to compile music from a variety of student artists. The artists range in age and genre of music, but they share a commonality in their talent and passion.

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Midterms are pretty scary, but luckily there’s a fun kind of scare coming up: Halloween! All through October, Knoxville organizations will celebrate America’s second-favorite holiday with everything from séances to pumpkins to classic scary movies.

What truly makes someone a villain? This is the question that writer-director duo Dan Berk and Robert Olsen indirectly pose in their newest film “Villains.” Other than a few poorly-received horror movies, the two haven’t done much to note, leading me to be a bit skeptical of their new film.

This week, Truth in Accounting released its annual State of the States report, detailing the financial status of each of the fifty states. The report states that Tennessee “has enough resources available to pay all of its bills, including public employees’ retirement benefits.”

Day two of Imagine Music Festival at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The music festival had an "Aquatic Fairytale" theme, bringing electronic dance music to Atlanta for the 6th consecutive year. 

On Thursday, the whistle-blower complaint alleging Donald Trump had an inappropriate phone call with the Ukranian president in which he asked for help in getting dirt on Joe Biden and his son, which has led to an official impeachment inquiry, was released to the public.

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October is almost here! This time of the year stirs excitement for Halloween, changing colors, cooler weather and various fall festivities. However, for some, this time of the year means one thing: Oktoberfest.

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The city council passed a resolution to begin a ban on gun shows at any property owned by the city starting this January. The resolution passed 8-1, with Councilman George Wallace dissenting. The resolution was proposed by Councilwoman Gwen McKenzie, who is in charge of downtown and East Kno…

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What to Watch Wednesday returns for the 2019 Fall semester! Join city news editor Bailey Fritz as she covers three Netflix comedy specials! Look out for weekly uploads of What to Watch Wednesday mostly on Wednesdays.