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Local coffee shop offers late hours for students

As the sun goes down, school books begin to open. It’s 9 p.m. and the Golden Roast, coffee shop has no seat unoccupied. “In my case, I particularly like coming to the golden roast because I’m a night owl,” said Connor Minton, sophomore at UT. “The university is open yes, but there really is no [...]

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UT students show strong opposition to proposed food plan

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Healthy Dieting: A College Struggle

The University of Tennessee has many dining choices, but many students tend to choose the unhealthy options. Find out why as well as the possible solutions to change this trend.

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UT student beats cancer, gives back in race for the cure

The Buddy’s Bar-B-Q Race Against Cancer celebrated its 20th annual 5k race and walk Sunday, Nov. 10. The race benefits cancer screenings and education in East Tennessee. UT student Alice Mitchell has been cancer-free for two and a half years. Mitchell attends as many races she cans because she wants to, “support a community that [...]

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Video: Renowned journalist Tom Brokaw visits UT

Tom Brokaw speaks about the future of journalism.

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TNJN’s top headlines for week of 10/28

A video recap of the latest TNJN stories featured on The Volunteer Channel’s Hot Topix. See more from The Volunteer Channel here.

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Common sports injury causes concern for athletes

Many athletes from amateurs to professionals suffer from injuries. One of the most common injuries is the ankle sprain, but there are precautions that can be taken to prevent this injury.   Edited by Jennifer Brake

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Thornton Athletics helps student athlete achieve

Tavis Bailey is a thrower on the UT track team. The junior majoring in Communications maintains a full class schedule while balancing workouts, practice, an internship and a part-time job. He credits the work of the Thornton Athletics Student Life Center and his tutors there for helping him to be able to do well in [...]

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Local mother shares her inspirational story

Crystal Rosecrance is a strong mother of two, who now shares her testimony after burying her husband and then five years later her conjoined twin boys. Rosecrance is very open about the death of her husband and sons. She hopes that by sharing how she was able to overcome such difficult circumstances others will be [...]

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Lee University student shares what his passion for tennis has taught him

Michael Yokosuk loves tennis. He set goals for himself in high school and accomplished them by earning a full scholarship to play tennis at Lee University. He is now training to participate in some junior professional tournaments in the coming months.   Edited by Jennifer Brake

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