News

Four students raise human trafficking awareness

Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:00 a.m.

After biking 2,400 miles across the country, the Freedom Cyclers will conclude their journey this Friday, July 25. But before arriving at their final destination, Savannah, Georgia, the group stopped in Knoxville last Friday with only a few hundred ...

Arts & Culture

Tennessee musicians embrace home state

Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Tennessee pride runs deep—from the top of Clingmans Dome to the agriculture that defines the state.

As some call Tennessee "the country music state," it is only fitting that two natives graced the Tennessee Theatre stage Friday, July 18 ...

Sports

Legacy class players look back to restore winning tradition

Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:00 a.m.

In an unusual move Friday afternoon, UT athletics allowed its freshmen football players to speak to the media. Typically, freshmen are not allowed to speak to the media, per SEC and NCAA rules.

However, these are not your typical freshmen ...

Opinion
Cullenary Arts

When is a comedy about more than humor?

Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:00 a.m.

From the playground from which we came, let's rekindle an old memory we have all witnessed. There is one child teasing another in jest, and all eyes are trained on the victim. The young child can save his dignity ...

Blogs

Pleasant surprises in Venice

Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:00 a.m.

After arriving in Venice, it became apparent that although it is beautiful, it is ultimately a giant tourist attraction. There were more tourists than Italians, and every restaurant was extremely expensive. My teacher warned me that I must carefully choose ...