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On Wednesday night, Sam Swan, a soon-to-retire professor in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, reflected on his accomplishments throughout his long career and gave parting words to the community of UT alumni, students and staff in a “Last Lecture” hosted by the Mortar Board Honor…

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On Tuesday, just one day after UT System President Randy Boyd announced that the system would lift mask mandates on all campuses in response to a bill signed by Governor Bill Lee, UT Knoxville announced plans to reinstate a mask mandate in most buildings beginning Monday, Nov. 22.

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According to Feeding America, 12.3% of households in Knox County experienced food insecurity pre-pandemic, and the rate is projected to rise to 13.3% through 2021. With supply-chain issues raising prices on groceries, many in the community are struggling to afford food, let alone all the fan…

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On Monday, UT System President Randy Boyd announced that the system would lift all mask mandates across all campuses in response to a bill signed by Governor Bill Lee on Friday.

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As the second event in their Homecoming Week calendar of festivities, the Office of Multicultural Student Life and the Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP) hosted their 12th annual Freshman Pageant on Wednesday. Themed as “A Night at the Casino,” the show featured talent performances, an op…

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There’s nothing quite like seeing Smokey the Bluetick Coonhound run across the football field when UT scores a touchdown. Even if we are nowhere close to winning and it feels as though everyone has lost hope for the Vols, you can look to the field and see Smokey in high spirits wagging his t…

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It’s easy to say “Go Big Orange” and wear whichever shade of orange you may please to represent the Vols. But, when it comes down to it, Tennessee Orange is a very specific shade, and it must be uniform for all things UT-related from jerseys to signage to mugs.

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With an undergraduate enrollment of nearly 25,000, it is not surprising that most of the spotlight here at UT falls upon student events and issues. Many of the efforts and challenges faced by university faculty often go unnoticed, and now, with questions over the future of tenure and job con…

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Each year, students, faculty and alumni at The University of Tennessee come together to celebrate the university’s historic traditions and undying spirit. This year, Homecoming will take place from Nov. 8-13. With these dates quickly approaching, there are a wide variety of upcoming events a…

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For the fourth year in a row, the Student Government Association’s (SGA) Diversity Affairs Committee placed PVC poles into the lawn outside the Humanities and Social Sciences building and labeled them with various identifying statements. These included religious commitment, veteran status, s…

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With Halloweekend less than a week away, we have officially entered spooky season. How better to celebrate this eerily wonderful time than by decorating your home away from home? Due to a number of factors, such as space and safety precautions, there are limitations as to how extensively you…