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Five date ideas to win over your valentine

Plan a special night for your valentine in Knoxville. Here is a list of five romantic ideas that will be sure to swoon your sweetheart.

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Photo by Thomas Delgato.

McClung museum hosts ‘Darwin Day’ celebration

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture began hosting “Darwin Day” by celebrating Charles Darwin’s birthday as a way to begin the week-long event celebrating Darwin on Monday, Feb. 9.

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A re-imagining of Charles Willson Peale's  by BJ Alumbaugh.

McClung Museum hosts historically inspired artists

On Monday Feb. 2, McClung Museum hosted a printmaking artist panel for the “Drawn from the McClung Museum” exhibit. This exhibit is where print makers chose museum artifacts to inspire their art and will be up until May 24.

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From left to right: Jacob Clark (stage manager), Holly Ningard, Cpl. Kelly Mihalik, Sgt. Cedric Roach, Professor Dwight Aarons, and Jessie Holder Tourtellotte.

‘Extremities’ raises sexual assault awareness

On Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, Sexual Empowerment and Awareness (SEAT) sponsored showings of “Extremities” by William Mastrosimone. The play was performed at the Clarence Brown Lab Theatre. Each performance was followed by a discussion panel to address sexual assault in today’s society.

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The infamous Mocking Jay pendant is worn at the event.

‘Hunger Games’ Ball Photo Gallery

A “Hunger Games” themed ball took place at Cocoa Moon on Nov. 14. Guests dressed in Capitol inspired fashion, and all proceeds went to charity.

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TNJN Spotlight: Electronic sound inspires DJ False Panic

Justin Andrew, a junior at the University of Tennessee and producer and DJ under the alias False Panic, will be performing at The Bowery in the Old City on Saturday, Nov. 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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Rector was happy to engage with the audience and perform

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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The 35th Annual Greek Fest Photo Gallery

The 35th Annual Greek Fest took place at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church from Sept. 26-28 and featured Greek food, music, dance, art and more.

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Chinese Students Held a Fashion Show to Celebrate Traditional Dress

International Festival allows graduates to display culture

The University of Tennessee’s Pedestrian Walkway was transformed into an educational voyage around the world on Friday, Sept. 26 for the annual International Festival. Participants included various student groups along with the school’s foreign language clubs. These groups represented their countries through food, dance, music and other traditional activities. Admission was free, but the food […]

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