UT students and staff are now in Glendale, Arizona to work behind the scenes of Super Bowl XLIX. This year’s game will be against the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. This will be the ninth year a UT team has worked the Super Bowl. Debbie Mackey, a senior lecturer and director of the Human [...]
The Knox County Commission swore in new 5th District Commissioner John Schoonmaker. The Commission also passed a motion to move the start time of the regularly scheduled Commission meetings to 5 p.m., effective March of this year. The motion was approved with eight votes for yes, and two for no.
UT students experienced a night of firearms education and debate on Wednesday as experts Juan Pacheco and Robert Farago discussed the issue of gun control in the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building.
On Friday, Jan. 16, “Break the Silence,” called for open dialogue on UT’s campus.
The Kappa Alpha Order’s National Administrative Office suspended the University of Tennessee Pi chapter “due to certain operational concerns,” as released in a statement from the fraternity’s national headquarters on Monday, Jan. 12.
Protesters in Knoxville took to the streets on Tuesday, Nov. 25, and marched in solidarity with the nation after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Daren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
UT’s Board of Trustees student representative resigned from his position on Friday, Nov. 21.
Monday, Nov., 17, former death row inmate, Ray Krone spoke out against the death penalty. Krone spent ten years in prison, nearly three of those years on death row. The presentation was hosted by Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Tennessee int he Shiloh Room. The presentation started with a short clip of [...]
Six panelists speak about their trip to Ferguson, Mo.
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