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Opinion: Greek Fest serves up tasty dishes

Cassie Helmboldt shares her first food experience at Greek Fest. The festival ran from Sept. 26-28. Traditional Greek dishes were presented including baklava, souvlaki and gyros.

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UT Science Forum gets “Fruved”

At the University of Tennessee Science Forum on Friday, Sept. 26, assistant professor of nutrition Sarah Colby shared her plan to combat obesity on college campuses and promote healthier behaviors among college students through a project called “Get Fruved.”

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Triple Play: Week of Sept. 22

In this week’s Triple Play, Danielle Whaley, Nathan Odom and Colby Deering discuss Tennessee Volunteer football, SEC football, NFL, MLB and other sports scores and news.

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Photo Gallery: Tennessee Valley Fair

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Physics colloquium draws big name to UTK

Peng Xiong, a physics professor at Florida State University, visited Knoxville for the first time and was the first speaker in a semester-long colloquium series created by the Physics Department. Xiong spoke to the community about his research in superconductivity, specifically talking about lead as a superconductor. Student Ryan Raul was excited to attend the lecture because his major lines up with Xiong’s research.
The series will continue Sept. 22 with guest speaker Randy Fishman.

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UT Science Forum hosts Mars researcher

For the past two years, a small laboratory rover has been digging, sifting, and inspecting the surface of Mars in an attempt to understand what it would have been like to walk on the planet 3.5 billion years ago.

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SGA holds first meeting, swears in 14 new senators

UT’s Student Government Association held its first meeting on Tuesday, August 26, in the University Center’s Shiloh Room. During the meeting, senate leaders brought up changes and upcoming events, while also swearing in 14 new senators.

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5 Tips to make freshman year a memorable one

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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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Donnie Tyndall shows focus, humor in introductory conference

Precisely one week ago, the seemingly stable men’s basketball program at the University of Tennessee suddenly erupted in chaos when head coach Cuonzo Martin decided to bolt for California. In a week’s time, and after multiple phone calls and broken rumors, the Vols have a new coach. Donnie Tyndall accepted the job last night. He [...]

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