It’s that time of year again, the time that most people, especially college students, dread the loss of an hour of sleep. Although it is only be a shift 60 minutes, this time change brought on by Daylight Savings Time is certainly enough to dismantle the the body’s internal clock. This clock helps to regulate [...]
The most popular event of Sex Week 2013 came back for another round in 2014. On March 6 at 9 p.m. in the UC Auditorium, Lambda Student Union held its annual drag show fundraiser as part of Sex Week. The drag show gave LGBT students a chance to strut their stuff, showcase their [...]
The East Tennessee Historical Society and UT’s Department of History teamed up to sponsor National History Day, the district competition between middle and high school students all across the East Tennessee area for a chance to advance to the state competition. Lisa Oakley–Curator of Education in the ETHS–was one of the members in charge of the competition, and was impressed to see how much effort the students put in to their projects. The 1st-3rd place winners of the district competition will advance to the state competition, held in Nashville, Tennessee, on April 12, 2014.
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 [...]
Ron Winslow, a distinguished science writer for the Wall Street Journal, will speak on March 11 at the McClung Museum for the 22nd installment of the Alfred and Julia Hill lecture series. Winslow is widely recognized as the dean of medical writing by journalists, editors and scientists. He will be presenting “Covering Science: Worst of [...]
Gary Sousa was removed as UT’s Pride of Southland marching band director Thursday. He will retain his position as a tenured professor. Sousa’s removal comes after a public debate with university administrators last October concerning funding cuts for the band. In a letter to Sousa, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Susan Martin said the university [...]
An assistant professor at UT will address the state of deteriorating wildlife at the UT Science Forum that is being held Friday, March 7 at noon in the Thompson-Boling Arena Ding room C-D. Dr. Marcy J. Souza will present “Epidemics of Less Glamorous Wildlife: What Can We Do to Stop Them?” at the weekly lecture [...]
Sex Week is hosting various talks this week about topics that educate college students on the different aspects of sexual education. On Wednesday March 4, Sex Week hosted an abstinence talk. Tory Mills a worker at Planned Parenthood gave the talk and presented an interactive program with discussion on what abstinence is. “What I am [...]
On March 3, Lynn Sacco, an associate professor of history, discussed the history of sex and how the history of it changes as society gives it a new meaning. Sacco specializes in gender and sexuality. “If you look back on sexuality, it’s about social issues and authority,” Sacco said. Sacco discussed this topic often in [...]
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 [...]
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