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‘HIMYM’ defined by body of work, not just its finale

This is part of a column done with the UT Daily Beacon. When I was in middle school, I played baseball. While I didn’t know it at the time, I would stop playing baseball competitively at that level. For my last at-bat, though, I wanted something big. I wanted a big hit, to go out [...]

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TNJN Spotlight: The Test is in the Cards

You are entering your first day in Art 150, “The Idea of Design,” and are looking over your syllabus. Except this isn’t an ordinary syllabus. This outline contains something you aren’t quite used to: your tests consist of a card game. Rather than memorizing a bunch of names and pictures and regurgitating it onto a [...]

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5 reasons to be excited for Fitz and the Tantrums headlining Volapalooza


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Top 5 Best Oscar Moments from Sunday

Check out what made our list of the best moments from the 2014 Oscars.

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5 romantic restaurants to visit this Valentine’s Day

1. C&C Bistro C&C Bistro, the sister restaurant to Coffee and Chocolate is located off Clinch Avenue and offers an original French menu. When thinking of romantic cities, Knoxville doesn’t come to mind, but with an authentic French cuisine designed by chef David Franchuck, the feeling of being in the most romantic city in the [...]

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TNJN Spotlight: Knoxville makes centuries-old tradition all its own

  There is something uniquely divine about drinking the perfect cup of coffee while perched in a cozy coffee shop. Not to mention the quality conversation and culture contiguous with this centuries-old practice. Coffee is an art that comes in many forms: brewed, dripped, steamed, and poured. Hot and cold. Small and large. Delicately mixed [...]

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Two Superbowl snacks to make this Sunday

When Superbowl time comes, all the foodies unite to think of how they can impress their friends while watching the big game. Here are a two recipes that are sure to impress your friends when they come over to enjoy Superbowl munchies. What other food could possibly be enjoyed more on game day than America’s [...]

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5 movies to see this weekend (1/31)

As the Oscar train gets closer and closer, it’s the time of year to catch up on some of the Best Picture nominations and see if what the critics are saying line up with your own thoughts. Knoxville is carrying many of the nominations with a handful of new releases and re-releases that should pique [...]

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Finding a Niche: UT Cinema Club looks to give students new film range

  “Jules and Jim” and “Dr. Strangelove” are not films that take up the big screens in local theaters, especially in Knoxville, Tenn. Labeled obscure or art films, movies like these are hidden from the public and left for interested students to seek out — the UT Cinema Club looks to do just that. Handing [...]

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Feature: The Other Side of Immigration

“The only thing I remember was looking as the plane took (off) and I could see the beach… it was so beautiful and blue, and I started crying…” August 22, 1962 A single tear dropped onto the shirt tucked neatly into Marta Forte’s small bag. It didn’t have much else to soak into, apart from [...]

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