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Walk With A Vol to promote community health, fitness

Starting this Friday,  University of Tennessee students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to walk with a Vol celebrity on campus. Walk With a Vol will be a free monthly walking series held by the Center for Physical Activity and Health and will start at the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) building at 12 [...]

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TNJN Spotlight: The Test is in the Cards

You are entering your first day in Art 150, “The Idea of Design,” and are looking over your syllabus. Except this isn’t an ordinary syllabus. This outline contains something you aren’t quite used to: your tests consist of a card game. Rather than memorizing a bunch of names and pictures and regurgitating it onto a [...]

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Get to Know the Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball Team

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Jazz Festival’s music heats up campus

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 [...]

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UT to host Jazz Festival for middle, high school students

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 [...]

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Vols Thrash Gamecocks, 72-53

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 [...]

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Tennessee Football Signing Day Recap

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 [...]

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UT’s First Sophomore Step-Up to help students with major decisions

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 [...]

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Former Volunteers In the Super Bowl Spotlight

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 [...]

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Finding a Niche: UT Cinema Club looks to give students new film range

  “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 [...]

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