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Botanist celebrates importance of accuracy in floral illustrations

Botanist Barney Lipscomb spoke on the importance of scientific accuracy in nineteenth century floral illustrations at UT’s McClung Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

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TNJN Spotlight: The face behind the Humans of UTK page

What started as a JEM 230 blog for sophomore and Journalism and Electronic Media major Caroline Knight shortly turned into much more when the page got the attention of University of Tennessee students.

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TNJN Kitchen: Creamy Apple Pie Bars

With the holidays just around the corner and fall finally among us, it is finally that time of the year. The time for crispy apple pies and other warm savory treats. This quick and easy recipe is definitely a must have for any holiday dessert table.

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Talented musician opens for Ben Rector

Track 29, a music venue in Chattanooga, Tenn. was filled to the brim Friday night as Nashville artist Ben Rector and his opening act, Jon McLaughlin performed to a sold out venue. “I haven’t performed in Tennessee in 10 years,” said McLaughlin. “And the last time I did was to four people… Tonight there’s 1,500 [...]

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Knoxville offers fun fall events

With fall in full swing, activities in East Tennessee make for eventful weekends. From child friendly fun at the zoo to haunted mansions for the thrill seeker in everyone, Knoxville is the place to be in the fall.

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Ijams Nature Center brings all the zombies to the yard

On Saturday, Oct. 11 Ijams Nature Center paired with the Knoxville Horror Film Fest to celebrate the third annual Zombie Movie Marathon. Halloween lovers across the city appeared dressed as zombies to enjoy a night filled with food, fun and of course fright.

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Fall Choral Concert features unique performance

UT’s Men Chorale group wears eye-patches for “Pirate Song” performance.

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Mighty Musical Monday concerts bring nostalgia to Tennessee Theatre

The Mighty Musical Monday concerts are a free lunch-time concert centered on the Wurlitzer organ at the Tennessee Theatre.

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Small town celebrates fall with annual Apple Festival

The 37th annual Apple Festival was held in the historic streets of downtown Erwin, Tenn. from Oct. 4-5. The festival ran from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on both days. The event contained over 350 booths, three performance stages and a children’s play area.

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11th annual Wine on the Water event promotes research for cystic fibrosis

The Knoxville Chapter for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation held their 11th annual Wine On The Water event on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Knoxville Convention Center to create awareness of cystic fibrosis.

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