Faculty and students alike heard the sound of a fire alarm during afternoon workshops at the 1st Annual Jazz Festival in the Alumni Memorial Building on the UT Campus, but it did not stop the musical fun for very long. A small camera had caught on fire on the upper floor of the Alumni Memorial [...]
This Saturday, Feb. 22, middle and high school students will walk the halls of the University of Tennessee when it hosts its first annual Jazz Festival. This is an opportunity for students to sharpen their skills and perform in front of members of the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra and receive critique on tone quality, intonation, musical [...]
The men’s basketball team took care of business Saturday in front of 17,215 people at Thompson-Boling Arena. Coming off a tough road loss at Vanderbilt, the Vols rebounded, literally and metaphorically, to pound the South Carolina Gamecocks, 72-53. The win helped the Vols improve to 15-8 (6-4), while South Carolina fell to 8-15 (1-9). Saturday’s [...]
Last Wednesday, the University of Tennessee completed its 2014 football signing class. The Vols added 34 total prospects to this year’s upcoming squad. Referred to as “Team 118” by Coach Butch Jones, this year’s team definitely had some holes to fill, coming off a lackluster 5-7 season. Most of its needs were met with the [...]
The University of Tennessee’s College of Arts and Sciences will be holding their first annual Sophomore Step-Up event at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 in Thompson-Boling Arena. The event is intended for all sophomores, both with declared and undeclared majors. Each department in the college will have a table and will be arranged by discipline: natural [...]
As Super Bowl XLVIII approaches, the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks are deep into their preparations for what promises to be a game to remember. As they look forward to their titanic clash in the New Jersey swamp lands, several University of Tennessee alumni figure to be prominently involved. While the obvious, and most [...]
“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 [...]
Younger audiences now have the ability to enjoy the adventures on Rocky Top thanks to a new e-book published by the Rocky Top Institute. The book titled, “Tales from Rocky Top,” is a collection of three stories written by local writers. Local writer and UT alumni Charlie Haun provided one of the stories while the [...]
Today at Hodges Library the Lambda Student Union and the Safety, Environment and Education Center, better known as S.E.E. Center, teamed up to host a FACING of AIDS initiative. The initiative’s goal is to help reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS for World AIDS day, Dec. 1. Students who [...]
The unveiling of Pat Summitt Plaza took place at 11 a.m. Friday. The plaza includes an approximately nine foot tall statue of the legendary Lady Vols coach along with a sign replicating her signature and her career statistics below. Director of Athletics Dave Hart gave the opening speech at the dedication ceremony. Although rain may [...]
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