• Updated
  • Comments

The month of May is full of a variety of events for the Knoxville community to enjoy. Knoxville is known for its lively music, markets and nature scene, among many other things. With the weather warming up after a long winter, there are many fun-filled events taking place outdoors for attend…

  • Updated
  • Comments

I first heard Regina Spektor’s voice when I was 6 or 7 years old. It was the first half-second of her song “Fidelity,” where she whispers the words “shake it up” very quickly and like a secret. Over the most pleasing syncopations I’d ever heard, she defined hers as a heart that never has tim…

  • Updated
  • Comments

After the spring semester ends, campus tends to become something of a ghost town. The same cannot be said for the greater Knoxville area, however. With festivals, conventions and concerts galore, there is always something going on in the Scruffy City. For Vols staying in town this summer, he…

  • Updated
  • Comments

With finals season approaching, students at UT are gearing up for the next week of late-night studying and exam preparation. While many students study at Hodges library or in the comfort of their own homes, a different scenery can be a welcome change to keep up morale as students sift throug…

  • Comments

The state of Tennessee is known for a lot of things, but it is especially known for its music. Even Dollywood, which Tennessee is known for, is rooted in country music and Dolly Parton’s success. Tennessee has produced some of the most renowned artists of all time like Parton, Taylor Swift, …

  • Comments

From Mexican food to BBQ to waffles, UT’s graduates are keeping Knoxville fed with these six food concepts. Of course, Knoxville’s food scene wouldn’t be complete without successful food trucks, beloved by Knoxvillians and UT students alike.

  • Updated
  • Comments

The month of May is full of a variety of events for the Knoxville community to enjoy. Knoxville is known for its lively music, markets and nature scene, among many other things. With the weather warming up after a long winter, there are many fun-filled events taking place outdoors for attend…

  • Comments

There are millions of people across the United States tuning into sports events each day. These high-profile sports include football, basketball, soccer and many more. In recent years, viewers have been able to add a new element of anticipation to their viewing experience through sports betting.

  • Updated
  • Comments

On April 8, Gov. Bill Lee signed into law a bill meant to protect students and employees of public institutions of higher education from being penalized for “refusal to support, believe, endorse, embrace, confess, act upon or otherwise assent to one or more divisive concepts,” according to t…

  • Updated
  • Comments

UT’s campus, as well as the surrounding area, has suffered an onslaught of car burglaries, vehicle thefts and theft of vehicle parts this past semester. According to multiple UTPD 60 day crime log reports, there have been 26 incidents of burglary or theft involving a vehicle between Feb. 2 a…

  • Updated
  • Comments

Socializing as a college student can be a great way to relax and meet others. However, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate the college-party atmosphere safely. 11% of women and 6% of men have fallen victim to drink spiking, and this number continues to grow each year.

  • Updated
  • Comments

Stalking is a very serious issue that affects approximately 7.5 million people each year in the United States, according to the Stalking Resource Center. College students are at the highest risk of stalking and are overall under-informed about what stalking is and how often it actually happe…

  • Updated
  • Comments

This past Friday, April 8, I was fortunate enough to watch Sir Elton John for the second time in my life and in my own backyard at Thompson-Bowling Arena. Not only that, but this is the last tour before he calls it a career. The performance was one that I will never forget, and the clear con…

  • Comments

The UT Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee organization (SEAT) kicked off the 2022 Sex Week on April 4. Over the course of the week, SEAT sponsored multiple informative events leading up to their zestful main event of the week yet: the drag show.