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Student Board of Trustees member resigns

Updated 21 hours, 30 minutes ago

On Friday, Nov. 21, R.J. Duncan, a junior in business, resigned from his position serving as the student trustee on UT's Board of Trustees.

Following his resignation, Dean of Students Melissa Shivers called in SGA president Kelsey Keny, vice president Connor Dugosh and programs director Abigail Brumfield to plan how to move forward.

"We had a long and very thoughtful discussion," Keny, senior in journalism and electronic media, said. "As far as we can tell, based on some research we did on our constitution and SGA bylaws, this is kind of an unprecedented situation we are working with ...

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College Scholars program provides opportunity to create unique degrees

Tue Nov 25, 2014 03:00 a.m.

What would you say if a professor offered you the ability to take any courses you want, regardless of the limitations of traditional majors and degrees?

For 30 current UT students, and about 700 students since the 1970s, this seemingly ...


Vols' line of scrimmage struggles 'a combination of everyone'

Tue Nov 25, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Six sacks. 12 tackles for loss.

Both numbers were more than the totals the Tennessee offensive line had allowed in the Volunteers' past two games combined.

On paper, Saturday's contest Missouri was the offensive line's worst outing since ...

Arts & Culture

A Christmas Carol returns to Clarence Brown Theatre

Tue Nov 25, 2014 03:00 a.m.

"A Christmas Carol," the perennial holiday production at the Clarence Brown Theatre, opens this Friday to the multitude of patrons who, with their families in tow, flock to partake in the telling of Charles Dickens' classic tale.

As well as ...

Gettin' Scruffy

The end of a series

Tue Nov 25, 2014 03:00 a.m.

I'm sitting here, asking myself – what have I learned?

Whether you're reading this on a screen or paper (the old-fashioned way these days, it seems), you probably see my column series title, "Gettin' Scruffy." It describes what I ...