The debut album from newcomer Jeremy Zucker, “love is not dying,” is beautiful and touching.
“Heartbreak Weather,” the second solo studio album from ex-One Direction member Niall Horan. It comes three years after 2017’s “Flicker,” Horan’s first solo album.
“Dreamland,” the third studio album from Nashville-based indie pop band COIN. It comes three years after “How will you know if you never try,” the popular album boasting their biggest hit to date — “Talk too much.”
“Man Alive!” is the third studio album from King Krule, the solo project of London artist Archy Marshall. Marshall uses a mix of the jazz, hip-hop, darkwave and trip-hop genres to create a distinctly dark sound.
Indie-pop band Tennis released their fifth studio album “Swimmer” on Feb. 14, 2020. The husband and wife duo from Denver, Colorado formed in 2010. Their first album “Cape Dory” was released in 2011, primarily influenced by an eight-month sailing expedition that the couple took after graduati…
“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.
Understandably, it’s difficult to picture a summer indoors. We all hope to be out of quarantine by the time summer comes around, but at this point, there’s still a lot of uncertainty.
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…
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…
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.
Many people have effectively put the climate change crisis on the back burner because its effects seem to be far in the future, but scientists say that climate change is already here and are going to have a big effect on our daily lives if we don’t start making changes now.
While our current special issue explores the topic of climate change and the dangers it could possibly pose, it is important, as it would be for any controversial topic, to examine both sides of the issue.
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.
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…
“Sergio,” a new Netflix original film, tells the true story of Sérgio Vieira de Mello, a UN diplomat and humanitarian who was caught in the 2003 Canal Hotel bombing in Baghdad, Iraq.
Monday afternoon, Gov. Bill Lee announced that he will not extend Tennessee’s Safer at Home order and that businesses could begin phased reopening as early as next week.
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 …
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!
Though “Weekly Shonen Jump” is delayed this week, Shueisha’s monthly publications such as “Ultra Jump” and “V Jump” are forging ahead strong. Arguably, the most notable series to come out of the former every month is “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Jojolion.”
Saying that “Fallout 76” was a divisive title back in 2018 would be putting it mildly. The first “Fallout” title to be multiplayer focused, it was a game that both fans and critics alike scorned.
Across Tennessee, people took to the streets in major cities on Sunday afternoon to protest Governor Bill Lee’s stay-at-home orders and the closure of many local businesses.
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?
Gov. Bill Lee announced during a press conference Wednesday that free COVID-19 testing will be provided to Tennesseans regardless of whether they present the traditional symptoms of the virus. The expanded testing effort comes at a time when state and local leaders are pushing to reopen the …
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.
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…
Did you ever play with Hot Wheels as a kid? Do you remember taping your favorite toy figurines to the top and sending them racing across the kitchen floor, only to have your mother yell at you to stop making a mess? That pretty much encompasses what it is like to play “Totally Reliable Deliv…
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.
It seems like everything is on break next week, with issue 21 being delayed until April 26. So, hopefully this chunk and what gets released from Shueisha’s monthly imprints soon will have to be enough to tide us over.
Storms are brewing on this episode of the Weekly Wrap-Up! Can your host survive insane sideways super rain and still deliver the news? Watch to find out! Austin Orr wraps up the 13th week of the 2020 Spring semester!
So unfortunately, a little bit of bad news for PS4 owners: “The Last of Us: Part 2” has been delayed indefinitely due to complications from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Being in charge of any company is never easy — there are plenty of ups and downs, daily challenges to conquer, bridges to gap, better communication tactics to figure out and more.
Last week, Gov. Bill Lee issued an order for all Tennesseans to stay at home in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. For millions of residents, this order was a necessary nuisance like many others ordered across the nation, and while it threatens finances, it might at least …
Nutrition is a touchy subject for a good reason. We’ve eaten stuff our whole lives, and it leads to personal habits and expectations about how folks should get their daily nutritional needs. Healthy eating is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but what works for one may not work for another.
The phrase, “reduce, reuse and recycle” has been advertised in the past for plastics and cans, but it further extends to high-end runway fashion, as well as the clothes college students wear in their daily lives.
This week in streaming, Netflix is seeing a lot of new releases, with just a dash of new content from Amazon Prime Video and CBS All Access. From documentaries, to anime, to comedies and dramas, there should be something premiering that will interest you.
Right now, across the U.S., students are having to deal with a lot of emotions. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate, university students are entering their second or third weeks of social distancing.
The Sunrise Movement has never been shy about what it wants. Think youth activists occupying the hall outside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s officedemanding action on climate change. Think elementary schoolers defiantly telling Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California that the planet is dying and t…
Carbon emissions are hurting the planet we live on. That’s the long and short of it. To lessen the effects of climate change, humanity needs to drastically reduce its output of carbon.