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As spring classes come to an end, many find themselves looking at the next chapter — summer. While some UT students may be returning to their homes and their families, other students will find themselves spending their summer in the Rocky Top sun.

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With the recent rise of vintage clothing, more and more college students are seeking out this type of apparel. Students at the University of Tennessee are no exception to this phenomenon because seemingly no one is immune to the allure of a piece of clothing with a history behind it. 

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One of the three campaigns running in this year’s Student Government Association elections is Forward. Forward is made up of Claire Donelan, running for student body president, Reginald Williams II, running for vice president, Nia Myrthil for student services director and Simon Jolly for exe…

The 2021 Student Government Association campaign season is underway. Voting for SGA elections begins on Wednesday, April 21 at 8 a.m. and closes on Friday, April 23 at 5 p.m. Students can vote at votesga.utk.edu.

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Wednesday evening, three Student Government Association campaigns met for a debate prior to the organization’s annual elections. The hybrid event took place in-person at the Student Union auditorium and was also available to watch on Instagram live.

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For many college students, one of the biggest anxieties weighing on their minds during graduation is their mountains of impending student debt. Although many students can rely on their parents to help them pay for college, most students end up having to take out their fair share of federal l…

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Every member of the UT community is familiar with the Torchbearer Statue in Circle Park on campus. This statue is a famous symbol for the university, bearing the Volunteer Creed, which reads, “One that beareth a torch shadoweth oneself to give light to others.” It also holds a torch whose fl…

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Graduation — an onset for rejoice and also a nerve-racking time for most college students. After graduating, students go on to less sheltered lifestyles full of paying off loans, finding jobs or possibly continuing their education past the undergraduate level. Sometimes figuring out how to s…

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With Earth Day later this month and spring on our doorstep, now is the ideal time to begin to focus on the long-term changes we can make to help better the environment as college students.

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The Phoenix Literary Arts Magazine is a student-run campus publication dedicated to the artistic expression of students, faculty, and alumni. Now celebrating over 60 years in publication, the magazine is known as a home for student artistry at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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The Buzz is the Beacon’s brief look into all the happenings on campus and in pop culture. Join hosts Austin Orr and Braxton Z. for a look at the coolest inventions to come out of World's Fairs. Make sure to drop a comment if there is a topic you want to see covered next!