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Despite the ongoing pandemic, enrollment at the University of Tennessee actually increased during the fall 2020 semester. 24,254 undergraduate and 6,305 graduate students enrolled, up from 21,678 and 5,822, respectively, during the spring 2020 semester. Total enrollment exceeded 30,000 for t…

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A few days before Christmas, the White House Coronavirus Task Force brought national attention to Knox County, but the region’s newfound notoriety was no gift. The task force reportedthat Knox County had the highest number of new COVID cases and the highest test positivity rate for any regio…

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Tennessee football did not play this past weekend, but there was a bit of news as pointed out in a report by Blake Toppmeyer of the Knoxville News Sentinel. Eight Tennessee assistant football coaches refused to accept a pay cut despite the rest of their Vols and Lady Vols counterparts agreei…

In her COVID-19 update livestream on Aug. 18, Chancellor Donde Plowman discussed the data related to case counts, the first identified cluster of cases and how the university is dealing with rooms being cleaned as a result of possible COVID-19 cases.

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The Southeastern Conference's two and a half month sports hiatus due to COVID-19 is set to end soon with universities being allowed to bring student athletes back on campus Jun. 8.

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In the first days of spring break and the stay-at-home fiasco, I developed a fever and chills. I was lethargic all day and got muscle aches whenever I tried to move. Taking a shower or walking to the bathroom were activities that could leave me dizzy and dry heaving.

Applications to receive monetary support through the Student Emergency Fund are now open online. The fund was created through UT’s fundraising resource, VOLStarter, to support students who are facing financial hardships as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus.

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When the University of Tennessee’s campus shut down because of COVID-19 and concerns of safety for students and staff, the Clarence Brown Theatre shut down with it. But production didn’t stop there for Melissa-Caldwell Weddig, Elizabeth Aaron, Kyle Schellinger, Amber Williams, Margo Birdwhis…

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As we are all staying home during the current coronavirus pandemic, one potentially unexpected consequence of the virus is rising utility bills. Water, heating and electric bills are almost guaranteed to go up, but there are some ways that you can mitigate the increase. Here are some suggest…