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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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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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On Monday, Oct. 24, the student organization Plastic Free UT hosted an event entitled “Free the Torch” promoting environmental action at the torchbearer statue. Students hung a garland of plastic waste on the University of Tennessee's iconic statue as a demand for change at UT on the Interna…

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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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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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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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Each year, individuals gather to celebrate Constitution Day on Sept. 17. Constitution Day is intended to reflect on the adoption of the Constitution and its signing at Independence Hall in Philadelphia in September of 1787.

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It’s the day before classes start and you’re casually scrolling through Instagram. Wanting a break from the stress of preparing for school, you just want to see what all your friends are up to. But once you start scrolling, you only see pictures from a Panhellenic tradition that has its grip…

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In a continued effort to streamline and secure admission procedures on game days, the UT Athletics Department has issued a new all-digital ticketing system, by way of the Tennessee Athletics app for smartphones. This new system will protect against counterfeit or otherwise fraudulent tickets…

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College is much more than studying and going to class — it is a chance to get out of your comfort zone and connect with your home. If you are beginning your freshman year or entering your final year at UT, getting involved can increase your chances of success.

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With hundreds of student organizations on campus, it can be both exciting and overwhelming for a student at the University of Tennessee to find where they feel most at home. Some organizations are more broad and appeal to a variety of interests, whereas others are more niche in nature.

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Given how huge UT’s campus is, finding something to eat is rather easy. However, figuring out how to utilize a dining plan in the best way possible can be a little more challenging.

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Whether you’re a freshman, transfer student or senior, it can be overwhelming to get to campus and see countless events coming up within the first few days of class. Almost everywhere you look, there’s something to add to your already full calendar.

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Jordan Peele is back to serving up twists, turns and thrills with his latest offering, sci-fi horror-thriller “Nope.” Despite not premiering until July 22, 2022, its tight-lid promotional materials and Peele’s penchant for the bizarre have already spawned several fan theories and online pred…

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During a summer when UT works to fill several positions vacated during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as add new administrative positions such as assistant vice chancellor for leadership and engagement, the Division of Student Life announced the hiring of three new directors.

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Byron Hughes, currently dean of students at Virginia Tech, will become dean of students and assistant vice chancellor for Student Life at UT beginning July 1.

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The undergraduate senate of UT’s Student Government Association (SGA) has successfully introduced and passed a resolution that will encourage administration to increase the student minimum wage. It was signed and submitted to lobbyists by 2021-2022 Student Body President Claire Donelan on April 6.

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Over 50 students peaceably assembled on the lawn outside of the Humanities and Social Sciences building at noon on Wednesday. It was declared a “sit-in” in protest of a drafted Supreme Court opinion that was leaked on May 2, which if left unchanged would overturn 1973’s decision Roe v. Wade.

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On Sunday, a group of independently organized students marched in a loop from the amphitheater at the center of campus to the Rock and back in protest of the leaked Supreme Court opinion which, if unchanged, would overturn Roe v. Wade and could trigger a ban on abortion in the state of Tennessee.