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While many people may associate maps with being mundane or conventional, many are unaware of the underlying power mapping has had to help combat racism. In a lecture titled “Black Mapping Matters,” Derek Alderman, a professor in the department of geography, was welcomed to the Current Trends…

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On Friday, Sept. 17, the University of Tennessee hosted a dedication ceremony to honor the legacy of UT alumnus Theotis Robinson, Jr. and Rita Sanders Geier, both of whom were instrumental in Tennessee’s fight for racial justice in higher education. The former Orange and White Halls, located…

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has a lively campus that never seems to die down during the school year. So many events and opportunities are always being presented, but many people wouldn’t know what any of these were if it weren’t for social media.

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On Wednesday, Sept. 8, the multi-talented Todrick Hall delivered an unforgettable performance in the Student Union’s auditorium, hosted by the Campus Events Board. Hall is most well known for his YouTube videos, which have garnered over 300 million views, in addition to releasing original mu…

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On Friday, Aug. 20, the University of Tennessee Pride Center opened the doors to their new location in the Student Union. The Pride Center is an LGBTQ+ resource center that has provided a safe space for queer students throughout the past decade.

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As the new school year rolls in, life at UT is finally back in full swing. Within the first few weeks of classes alone, the university will be hosting countless events to welcome students back to campus. With that in mind, here are just a few upcoming chances to plug in and kick off the new …