Since we are two weeks into the college football post season with a coaching carousel in in full swing, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at some of the oldie but goodie falsehoods that coaches recycle on their way to greener pastures.
Last week, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga student Cole Philip Montalvo was arrested while trying to engage in dialogue with a campus visitor preaching outdoors. But supporters of Montalvo are calling for an unnecessary -- and potentially unconstitutional -- fix.
It remains to be seen whether fracking on UT-Knoxville's land will morph into a centerpiece of the university's funding drives going forward. For now, the Cumberland Forest lives another day unfracked.
Todd Starnes's Fox News piece Thursday on UT's first annual "Sex Week" and its founder Brianna Rader was one of the most flagrantly irresponsible pieces of journalism I have ever laid my eyes on.
There is really no question that academia has become far more enamored with GPA and a set of extracurricular activities than the actual development of an independent intellect. A system that promotes only the mere semblance of learning has become embedded in our culture.
Solar Decathletes are students who, instead of partying at the beach or making money at temporary jobs, decide to help design, engineer and assemble solar-powered homes in their spare time.
While members of Congress are raising h-ll about the Solyndra bankruptcy, just a little distance away, Solyndra technology is powering an absolutely gorgeous home available for public visit for the coming two weeks.
Pro football seems to exist to remind college football fans of the misplaced, wasteful nature of their passion.
Zickefoose was the victim of the attempted robbery by three members of the UT football team earlier this week -- but he doesn't think such a minor transgression should be so harshly punished.