• Updated
  • Comments

Knoxville is full of fantastic places to grab a bite to eat. No matter what kind of food is your favorite, chances are you can find it within walking distance of UT’s campus. Perhaps the favorite kind of food for just about every college student, however, is any food that’s free, something e…

  • Updated
  • Comments

It's big, it's dumb, and it's fantastic. “Godzilla vs. Kong” is not a cinematic masterpiece, but it’s not trying to be either. Instead, it is a two-hour love letter to both iconic monsters that is only interested in having big monster fun.

  • Comments

Believe it or not, there was a time before the internet. Before you could connect with your buddies from across the world in seconds to hop into a game of Fortnite or Call of Duty, there was couch co-op. Physically sitting next to your player 2 and tackling a game just has a different feel t…

  • Updated
  • Comments

Check out these free games as a part of Playstation's Play at Home event! The event encourages players to stay home and play games during the pandemic.

  • Updated
  • Comments

For the past ten or so years, superheroes have dominated popular culture. Marvel Studios and Disney destroy the box office annually with the newest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with DC and Warner Brothers trying to keep up with the DC Extended Universe.

  • Updated
  • Comments

In two days, kaiju film fans will rejoice as “Godzilla vs. Kong” hits theaters — and HBO Max. “Godzilla vs. Kong” promises fun, over-the-top monster brawling as these two titans clash. For those who are itching to get their big monster fix though, we have you covered with another four monste…

  • Comments

At this point, what hasn’t been said about Undertale? Back in 2015, this little indie darling took the gaming world by storm. It was near impossible to find a corner of the internet that wasn’t abuzz about this game, both from the people who loved and hated it.

  • Updated
  • Comments

Last Friday, Xbox’s acquisition of Bethesda’s studios was finalized, altering the course of the newest generation of console gaming. To the tune of 7.5 billion dollars, this marks the largest acquisition deal in the video game industry. This deal had been announced in September of last year,…

  • Updated
  • Comments

In the past decade, the public experienced a growing mistrust of news sources, as the political climate of the U.S. continues to be increasingly polarized, with media sources oftentimes reflecting this polarization. 

  • Updated
  • Comments

Every aspiring writer has their dream of publishing their breakout hit. Whether you are a journalist, magazine writer or a blogger, you want to get your name out and have an audience for your work. It can be tough to figure out where to start your writing career, but there is a way you can w…

  • Updated
  • Comments

It’s likely happened to every person in the UT community: a friend or family member shares a news story on social media that looks a little suspicious. On further examination, the story proves to be outright false, with photoshopped images, a clickbait headline and quotes from fake “experts.…

  • Updated
  • Comments

For many student media outlets, the past year has been one long learning curve. Student journalists have grappled not only with a changing college environment, but also with a transition to a fully online working environment. In a news industry that has radically changed over the last 30 yea…

  • Updated
  • Comments

It is official: Bethesda Softworks and its other studios have joined the Xbox family of first-party studios. This means that Microsoft now effectively has control over some of the biggest video game franchises, such as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout and Doom. While it remains to be seen exactly …

  • Updated
  • Comments

/WHAT’S UP VOL NATION! It's time for the Weekly Wrap-Up with Sami Roebuck---- @sami_whamiii Catch up on everything that happened this week on UT's campus!

  • Updated
  • Comments

If you are subscribed to PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold, make sure to check out some of these free games in the month of March!

hot
  • Updated
  • Comments

The Buzz is the Beacon’s brief look into all the happenings on campus and in pop culture. Join hosts Austin Orr and Braxton Z. for some interesting takes on Knoxville's strangest trivia. Make sure to drop a comment if there is a topic you want to see covered next!