Suicide is the second leading cause of death in people between the ages of 10 and 34.
On UT’s campus pre-COVID-19, chalk outlines with the phrase “Let’s chalk about it” and other positive messages could often be seen dotting sidewalks and Pedestrian Walkway. Those messages are typically written by the UTK chapter of Active Minds, an organization that aims to change the conver…
According to a UT News article, the University of Tennessee’s graduate programs have had record enrollment despite the pandemic.
Many people experience food insecurity, and this crisis may have been exacerbated by the fallout effects of COVID-19. However, this pandemic has not stopped some Vols in providing food for those in need.
2020 just keeps hitting us with hurdles left and right, and with Thanksgiving coming up in a month, many are uncertain of how the holidays will look this year.
The next chapter of the Weekly Wrap-Up begins! Your host Austin Orr is going into retirement! Stay tuned to the end of the episode for the reveal of the new co-hosts of the Weekly Wrap-Up!
When UT graduate student Savannah Lindsey was 17, her mom Kim went missing. A week later, Lindsey learned that Kim had passed away as a result of domestic violence.
School bus rides were a common part in many students’ lives. The daily bus commute may stop once one reaches college. For others, it becomes a lifestyle.
As COVID-19 cases surge across both the nation and the world, UT has been conducting saliva tests on students staying in dorms to detect traces of the coronavirus.
From Academic Inclusive Initiatives comes “Being U at UT: Exploring Authentic Leadership,” a two-day event held over Zoom about student success and being a leader in your own individual ways, led by program coordinator Jamie Clinton and graduate assistant William Cutts.
When students and colleagues remember Bonnie Hufford, they forgo the usual terms. She was not just a lecturer in the school of journalism, or an advisor, or a volunteer — she was family. She was an adopted mother to her students, a sister to her colleagues, and an aunt to the children of tho…
Too often, decisions regarding disabilities and accessibility are made by those with able bodies. While well-intentioned, it only seems logical that decisions regarding disability should be informed by those actually living with disabilities.
A Clery Compliance report sent out Wednesday afternoon said that a carjacking occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the G-12 parking garage on UT’s campus.
Dr. Mark Tabone grew up in a small town in Maine, graduating high school when he was barely 17 years old. Before he went off to the University of Maine when he was 18, he took a year off and spent most of his time reading.
Although things continue to change and look different than in years past on college campuses, due in part to the pandemic, new ideas have sprung up and creative alternatives for events have started to appear.
Throughout history, young adults have had lower turnout rates at the voting polls when compared to those of older generations. A major reason for this would be the countless barriers put in place when it comes to registering and voting.
From the breeze in the air to the change of the leaves, it has become apparent: fall is upon us. But a new season doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go out and buy new things.
University Libraries hosted its continued Voting Rights Film Series this Thursday. The film featured was “Suppressed 2020: The Right to Vote.”
Before Ilyasah Shabazz attended college, she did not know the Malcolm X that her classmates knew. To her, he was her storied father who was killed when she was young, a man who loved his children and had a passion for reading, poetry and philosophy. To her classmates, he was a civil rights i…
According to a Clery Compliance report on the morning of Oct. 8, there has been a series of motor vehicle thefts and burglaries at the University of Tennessee.
With Halloween coming up, here are some spots on campus that are said to be haunted. From a Cherokee legend to a ghost that doesn’t like arguments, it appears that there are more than just students and faculty roaming around UT’s campus.
TEDxUTK’s latest salon event, titled “Crossing the Divide,” was born out of necessity. With an election just four weeks away, the inability of many Americans to engage in meaningful conversation with those of the opposite party or of a different creed seems to pose an existential threat.
WUTK hosts several special shows throughout each month. These shows cover a variety of genres, from EDM to Classic Rock to Independent and more.
On Oct. 5, UT released their Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2020, which can be found here.
On this week's episode of the Weekly Wrap-Up we take a look at the Shakespeare Off The Square, this Saturday's UT football game, the Knoxville Horror Film Fest, and more!
At the time of Oct. 2’s Diversity Dialogue, the nation was 32 days away from the 2020 presidential election. Tennessee’s voter registration deadline is even closer, with registrations closing on Oct. 5.
World College Radio Day is an international event, but began in the United States. Because many college radio stations are primarily self-sufficient when it comes to funding, the day was enacted as a way to celebrate and bring awareness of college radio.
Do you have a use for menstrual products? Are you interested in pursuing more sustainable acts for the environment? Do you want to be more conscious of what is going into your body?
At strategic spots around campus, pieces of paper have appeared taped to telephone poles and electrical boxes with the conspicuous headline “Wake Up Today!!!” written in large print.
Friday, Oct. 2, Chancellor Plowman announced UT’s plans to honor spring, summer and fall 2020 graduates in an in-person commencement ceremony.
The upcoming presidential election this November reminds us all of the course of action the past has taken in attaining voter equality among all people.
Reporting positive test results is essential to the University of Tennessee in limiting the spread of COVID-19 on campus as well as in the community. At UT, faculty, students and staff are expected to notify the university as well as the UT contact tracing team when they have tested positive…
The Diversity Dialogue Symposium is a two-part series presented by the Office of Multicultural Student Life. For well over 25 years, MSL has been pivotal in shaping the experience and education for Black students and other persons of color on the University of Tennessee campus.
With Les Matthews’s retirement, the UT System was posed with the task of finding a replacement for the System’s Chief Information Officer. They recently selected Ramon Padilla Jr., who is currently serving as the Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer at Minnesota State Colleges and U…
After Rachel Yates was exposed to COVID-19 through her roommate, she decided to get tested before going home to wait things out in quarantine.
Though the U.S. Cycling Challenge has ended, that does not mean you cannot still enjoy a nice bike ride. If you have no one to bike with and are looking for a community of individuals with similar interests, UT’s Cycling Club has you covered.
The Cost of Hate Symposium is a three-part series that is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences as well as Provost John Zomchick.
Every year since 1983, the news publication “U.S. News and World Report” has published an annual ranking of American universities. The 2021 report, released on Sept. 14, placed the University of Tennessee at 112th nationally and 57th among all public universities.
The active COVID-19 case counts and self-isolations for the University of Tennessee have dropped significantly in the past week.