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With the spring semester beginning this week, it can be hard to return from a long break and immediately snap back into the academic mindset. That being said, here are some tricks that might help you ease back into the semester.

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UT completed its second winter mini-term, with its first session being introduced in January of 2022. According to One-Stop’s Winter Mini-Term FAQs, this session is designed to provide students the opportunity to get ahead or catch up on courses they need within a three-week period rather th…

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At the beginning of the semester, the number of events and activities offered can be daunting. While the UT Events Calendar is a great resource for viewing potential event options, it can be good to know some specific events to look out for. Here are some of the biggest campus events happeni…

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We all know the feeling. It’s 1:58 a.m. You’re in the Hodges Library and it is slightly cold. Dinner was a 5-Hour Energy and a mediocre POD sandwich, but it was the only one left. Your exam is in eight hours and two minutes. Every second counts. Behind the overload of information flying thro…

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November kicks off the holiday season – however, it also is International Game Month (IGM). This is an initiative run by volunteers across the world to reconnect communities to their libraries and stimulate the mind with more traditional games, juxtaposed with games from the modern age.

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On Sept. 12, the University of Tennessee officially broke ground on the site that once housed the College of Nursing. A new $85 million nursing building will be constructed in its place, and while the project is underway, nursing students, teachers, professors and teaching assistants alike h…

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On Thursday, the university announced changes to dining options as Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Operations Brian Browning aims to make Vol Dining one of the best student dining experiences in the nation. The UT community can expect to see changes in the provided dining options through…

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Marki Lukyniuk, a junior from Ukraine studying violin performance who came to UT as a refugee of war, will perform a benefit concert for his home country on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. in room 362 of the Student Union. The concert is free and open to the public, and will provide attendees t…

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On Sunday night, the student organization Plastic Free UT hosted an art night where they made posters to prepare for their protest at the Coca-Cola bottling site in Knoxville. The protest is set to happen on Tuesday, Nov. 15, which is recognized as National Recycling Day.

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Lizzo, the viral pop and rap sensation behind songs like “Truth Hurts” and “About Damn Time,” will headline Volapalooza on Friday, April 21, 2023, in Thompson-Boling Arena on a stop of “Lizzo: The Special 2our.” She will be the biggest name and the first female solo artist to headline the an…

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In recent years, universities across the country have been experiencing housing crises due to their over-enrollment. Universities have put forth solutions by offering financial incentives to delay enrollment and converting buildings on campus into temporary residence halls as they draw up pl…

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With November almost halfway done, the end of the fall semester is rapidly approaching. Nearing the end often causes the attention span of students to waver, especially with the holidays right around the corner.

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The University of Tennessee is breaking historical records this season, causing fans to rush to purchase merchandise. The VolShop has received a large inflow of purchases in recent weeks, which is resulting in new challenges for employees.

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There is a bathroom you might not know about in the Humanities and Social Sciences building at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. It is at the end of the hall by the P.O.D. market, behind an unmarked door. It doesn't have a label. Not even a number to call it by.

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Rachel Mekdeci grew up loving English classes. Her mom was an English teacher, and she said that in another life, she would have majored in journalism. English classes were always her strong suit, and they made her feel comfortable.

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Volunteer Boulevard was blocked off from Fraternity Park down to the Student Union on Friday afternoon for the annual Homecoming Parade. Barriers were in place, and people from all different walks of life crowded them to get a glimpse of the numerous floats and performers that walked the str…

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UT’s campus is comprised of nearly 300 buildings spread across over 900 acres of land, and it is not done growing. Construction is a fact of life for students, as buildings are demolished with relative frequency, new ones taking their place and extensions grafted onto existing facilities.

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While the University of Tennessee has many notable alumni, it is inspiring to see young graduates among this list. Here are a few under-45 alumni who are making strides in the world.

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While UT promotes many homecoming traditions like dyeing the Europa and Bull fountain orange and selecting a grand marshal to lead the annual parade, you might be more likely to know it’s homecoming week because of talk of another tradition: pomping.

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Following Tennessee’s 52-49 win against Alabama, students and fans celebrated both on and off the field. From storming the field to burning couches and breaking TVs, the UT fanbase was more than ecstatic about the win over Alabama.

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As media outlets descended onto campus Friday ahead of the most-anticipated game in college football, Chancellor Donde Plowman sat down with alumnus and SEC Network host Paul Finebaum (‘78) on a live taping of his show to discuss the recent success of the football team and the state of the u…

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Homecoming begins on Oct. 16, and the University of Tennessee has a week full of traditional celebrations and events planned to bring current and past students together in honor of the Volunteer spirit. The week will conclude with the home football game against UT Martin on Saturday, Oct. 22.

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Halloween is an exciting time when people dress up and candy is involved, but if you are a college student it often revolves around partying. With this element of Halloween, it is important, especially in today’s climate, to stay safe during this month and especially on the night of. Here ar…

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On Sunday afternoon, students began pitching tents, setting up chairs and inflating mattresses on the pavement outside of The Standard apartments in hopes of securing a lease for the 2023-2024 school year. Leasing for next fall opens Tuesday at noon.