The Square Room, located in downtown Knoxville at 4 Market Square, will be showcasing a variety of local bands on the first Wednesday of every month with doors opening at 8 p.m. The Square Room Showcase began in November 2013 and held its fourth consecutive event on Wednesday, March 5; featuring local bands such as [...]
Sex Week combined different religious perspectives on the topic of sex in Sweet Talkin’ Son of a Preacher Man: Religion and Sexuality panel. The discussion was held on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the UC Auditorium. The panelist represented people of the Islamic, Jewish, Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Christian Baptist and Metropolitan Community Church. The [...]
The University of Tennessee’s Sex Week hosted a discussion in the Howard Baker Center with Drew Paul and Ayse Ikizler about Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East on March 7. Ikizler started off the discussion by describing the term “Middle Eastern” to the audience. “Middle Eastern is usually thought of as a more inclusive [...]
The International House celebrated the best of Japanese culture this week with movies, tea, a cooking demonstration and performances. The movie shown Monday was Tokyo Sonata, a film about the lives of a family during the years following the Japanese recession of the early 1990s and the struggles they endured because of it. Snacks and [...]
Ellen DeGeneres, host of the 2014 Academy Awards, broke a world record when her star-studded selfie was retweeted over 2.7 million times. Although this year’s award show may have featured some of the tightest races in recent Oscar history, a single picture is generating all of the news. DeGeneres’s selfie, which included nominees Brad Pitt, Lupita [...]
The 2014 Volapalooza line up was announced during Vol Night Long on Feb. 28 at 11 p.m. Critically acclaimed neo soul band Fitz and the Tantrums will be headlining this years Volapalooza with special guest The Dirty Guv’nahs and the Delta Saints. The Dirthy Guv’nahs were present at Vol Night Long to play an acoustic [...]
If you are a student needing to de-stress in a creative and safe environment, then the Mahogany Soul Café is the place for you. The Mahogany Soul Café is an open mic night open to all students that sign up. Corey Hodge, Host and a junior studying Interdisciplinary programs with a minor in English, enjoys [...]
Leading up to Sex Week, Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee (SEAT) screened “For Colored Girls” at the UC Auditorium on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. to show modern sexual issues from a different perspective. “For Colored Girls”, based off the award-winning novel by Ntozake Shange, was adapted into a film by Tyler Perry. The [...]
The beauty and complexity of music brings individuals together daily. For the three friends and band members of As A Friend, that is what they hope to achieve through their music. Spencer Shelton, guitar and lead vocals, and Andy Hooper, guitar and backup vocals, started the band currently known as As A Friend in July [...]
On Friday night at 7:30 p.m., the University of Tennessee hosted comedian Ronnie Jordan, who has become more and more common within the American standup comedy circuit. His act is part of his “College Material Tour,” in which Jordan travels to various college campuses throughout the nation. The show was held in the University Center. [...]
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