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Vendors offer convenience, variety in Prague

The aroma of smoked sausages, fried cheese and cinnamon fills the air in Prague, Czech Republic. There are many food options in this city, but many choose to eat at nearby vendors.  Tourists tend to take advantage of them because it offers food at a price that restaurants cannot. “It is delicious and really cheap, [...]

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Biscuit festival celebrates fifth year in downtown Knoxville

Cold weather and a rainy forecast didn’t stop biscuit lovers from coming down to the fifth annual International Biscuit Festival from May 15-18 in downtown Knoxville.  The festival held competitions in four biscuit categories including savory biscuits, sweet biscuits, special biscuits and student biscuits.  The winners were: Special and Grand Champion of the Southern Biscuit Flour Biscuit [...]

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4 things to check out this weekend

Here is a list of four events students should check out for the Feb. 8-9 weekend.

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Homebound transcends as play for everybody

As the actors and actresses prep themselves to walk out on stage, a confident young writer prepares to present his work to an ever-growing audience. Homebound, written by Brock Ward, will debut Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. in the Clarence Brown Theatre. The play portrays the struggles of a young, mentally-ill girl named Nobody. Through the [...]

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Kuumba Festival continues to grow

This year’s Kuumba Festival kicked off Thursday, June 20, at Krutch Park, as a diverse group of musicians, artists, and dancers led this four-day celebration. The Kuumba Festival is an annual event that takes place during the summer and serves as the largest African arts festival in East Tennessee. Large crowds gathered to enjoy West [...]

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Staff Profiles: Ian S. Norwood

Ian Norwood was born into a culturally rich family based in Chattanooga, Tenn. on January 26 of 1992. He is currently an undergraduate at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he studies journalism and anthropology, with plans on continuing his education at UGA with a concentration in sociocultural anthropology. He attended the neighborhood elementary, [...]

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