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The increasing severity of the coronavirus outbreak has forced local businesses to adapt to almost unprecedented conditions. In order to slow the spread of the disease, Knox County Health Department Director Martha Buchanan announced a “safer at home” order in a press conference on Monday.

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For the nearly three years I’ve been eating on the strip, my friends and I have always brought up trying House of Dragon, but we have never actually gone in until now.

I spent the freshman year of high school living in Japan. During the 10 months I lived there, I became a regular at many local ramen shops and sushi parlors. When I moved back to the States, I missed the friends I made and the experiences we shared, but not nearly as much I missed the transf…

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Mozart. Beethoven. Bach. Vivaldi. They’re all masters of harmony and composition, able to weave a beautiful tapestry by harnessing the strengths of each instruments’ sounds. However, it would not be an overstatement to say that Petro’s makes the work of such masters sound like tinny rumblings.

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The holidays are coming near — you know what that means! It’s time for limited edition items from your favorite brands (and spending time with family, I guess.)

In the spirit of the spooky season, many will be celebrating Halloween with festive parties and get-togethers with snacks aplenty. Nothing is scarier than showing up to a party and forgetting to bring something, so if you’re looking for a creative last-minute idea for your contribution to th…

It’s no secret that Halloween is one of college students’ favorite holidays: costumes, the 31st often coinciding with UT Homecoming and yummy, themed cocktails to serve at festive parties.

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We are now halfway through the month of June, which means we’re right in the middle of Pride Month. In celebration of the LGBTQ+ community this year, here is a list of some of the best queer documentaries you can stream on Netflix right now.

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Although the pandemic has threatened to slow the releases of various musicians, these artists haven’t missed a beat. As always, it’s important to highlight and recognize the creative triumphs of black artists in the music industry. Here’s the newest music from black artists.

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So, you’ve discovered the most effective exercises, found the most nutritious foods and finally got in the mood to work out. Now, are you ready to do those exercises, eat that food and maintain that motivation consistently throughout your entire life?

This week on the Music Minute, host Miles Dickerson reviews American Football's album American Football.

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“Rising High,” one of Netflix’s newest films, premiered last week. It’s a story of rise and fall, as the protagonist is forced to face his mistakes amidst pressure from the government.  

I remember when I was in middle school, me and my friends talked endlessly about one game: “Fallout 3.” We were fascinated by the world and gameplay, the dark human and inventive vision of post-nuclear Washington D.C. I also remember very distinctly of us dreaming up our ideal “Fallout” game…

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The games industry is still pumping out new experiences. This summer will be a big one for fans of all genres and all platforms.

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When Joanie Stewart heard that Tennessee was issuing a stay-at-home order, she was deeply worried. Gov. Bill Lee called it a “safer-at-home” order, but for the victims of domestic violence, for whom Stewart serves as executive director of the Family Justice Center in Knoxville, the order mea…

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One of my favorite things to do is watch live theatre. Watching a story unravel right in front of you is a feeling unmatched by any other medium. Sadly, unlike movies, television or video games, you can’t really go to a live theatre show during a global pandemic. Luckily for theatre lovers s…

Despite what you might expect, the coronavirus hasn’t halted the entertainment industry. Companies like Disney and Netflix still release new content on their streaming platforms. This week is full of new, varied releases. Here’s what to check out on streaming platforms this week.

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Sports play a major role in millions of people’s lives all over America and the world, something that’s shown even greater during the coronavirus. Massive stadiums and arenas across the world have the capability for a massive carbon footprint.

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E-waste, the shortened term for electronic waste, is a relatively new environmental worry that poses a threat, with long-standing, harmful health and environmental effects. While it is important to keep in mind, the overall goal is to reduce electronics consumption in order to reduce e-waste…

The newest chapter of the “Naruto” sequel, “Boruto,” just released, coming out of Shueisha’s “V Jump” magazine. And chapter 45, despite lacking the intense action that has made the last few months of “Boruto” so exciting for readers, brings an equal amount of thrill and intrigue in the form …

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It's time for the Yearly Wrap-Up! Take a look back at the past school year with your host, Austin Orr! May the force be with you no matter how far you are from Rocky Top!

Many have long since accepted the established effects of climate change — global warming, the melting of the polar ice caps and rising sea levels, to name a few. However, scientists also hypothesize that climate change may have new effects that they are not yet able to predict and now, under…

Going into the 2020 presidential election, one of the hottest issues is climate change. With each passing year, Earth’s situation seems to worsen. Now more than ever, people are calling on their governments and their leaders to make changes to save the planet. 

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” is a saying many American children grew up with, repeated verbatim to encourage more environmentally friendly mindsets. But what if that adage is wrong? What if recycling isn’t as beneficial as we once supposed?

This week on the Music Minute, host Miles Dickerson reviews Paramore's Way's album Paramore.

In the first days of spring break and the stay-at-home fiasco, I developed a fever and chills. I was lethargic all day and got muscle aches whenever I tried to move. Taking a shower or walking to the bathroom were activities that could leave me dizzy and dry heaving.

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Now that we all have more time on our hands, and as the semester is coming to a close (and, you know, we’re in quarantine), this is a perfect time to binge something on Netflix.

In this episode, Kailee talks about the top 3 shows streaming on Netflix: Tiger King, Ozark, and All American. Check out What to Watch Wednesday every week for new TV shows and movies to watch!

Here are all the movies and series premiering or becoming available on streaming services this week. As movie theaters have been closed due to the pandemic, many movies set to premiere in theaters are premiering on streaming services for a rental fee comparable to ticket costs.

Back in March, we did a list that covered some of the films that studios have had to delay due to the outbreak of COVID-19, and unfortunately many at the time hadn’t come up with new release dates. However, a few weeks have passed since then, and studios have once again begun to announce rel…

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On Tuesday afternoon, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs released a proposal for a phased reopening of the economy that he hopes will go into effect in the coming weeks. The proposal details the procedures that businesses could take to safely reopen while still helping slow the spread of COVID-19.