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University of Tennessee Knoxville

Lesser Government

Misty Anderson | Posted 06.27.2016 | Education
Misty Anderson

A few weeks ago, a grammatically incorrect billboard appeared along Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN's main thoroughfare. The billboard declares, across th...

GOP Reps Want To Defund Diversity Efforts At University Of Tennessee

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.02.2017 | College

Under pressure from Republican lawmakers, University of Tennessee’s Knoxville campus revised guidelines Tuesday about holiday parties as state offic...

Jerusalem: To Be No Longer Welcome

Amira Sakalla | Posted 03.28.2015 | World
Amira Sakalla

This is my story with Jerusalem -- once only unsure of my fate to return to the city, now unsure of the fate of the city, itself, as one to return to. How is it that I am so concerned about a city that I can hardly even remember?

To Young Liberals in Red States: Stay

Madison Lawson | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Madison Lawson

It's tough living in a red state as a young liberal. However, for each liberal that leaves a red state, there is, consequently, one less liberal in that state. One less liberal to fight for, and vote for, change.

Television's 5 Greatest Sad Sack Characters

Brad Hinds | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Brad Hinds

The sad sacks of the world strive to prove that, yes, in fact, anything that can go wrong, will go wrong and when it goes wrong, it really goes wrong. Television's humble and beleaguered sad sacks have languished in obscurity for far too long.

For the Love of Radio: Why College Radio Matters and Why You Should Support It

Luis Ruuska | Posted 12.02.2014 | College
Luis Ruuska

Tune in to your local station on College Radio Day 2014 (and every other day of the year too) because you will be supporting an institution that has made a real and long-lasting impact on music and students for decades and hopefully will continue to in the future.

Students Must Now Opt In To Pay Programming Fee After 'Sex Week' Controversy

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.07.2014 | College

University of Tennessee students must now choose to opt in to paying a small fee each semester to help fund student clubs and programming on campus. ...

GOP Lawmaker Says Students Can Have 'Sex Week' In 'A Field Full Of Sheep'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.23.2014 | College

Tennessee lawmakers advanced legislation this week officially condemning a group of students for holding a "Sex Week" event on campus. A resolution...

Tyler Kingkade

GOP Lawmakers Freak Out Over University's 'Sex Week,' Again | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.14.2014 | College

Republican lawmakers in Tennessee are hellbent on trying to stop students and faculty at the state's flagship university from attending a series of ev...

Frackademia: University of Tennessee Set to Lease Forest for Fracking, Enriching Governor's Family

Steve Horn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

"Frackademia" is usually thought of as "studies" conducted by university-based "frackademic" researchers and funded by Big Oil. But UT-Knoxville has taken the game to a whole new level, leasing off land it owns so that it can study "best practices" for fracking in the Volunteer State.