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UT announces plan to allow VolCards on the Strip

Updated 7 hours, 4 minutes ago

The University of Tennessee announced plans Thursday to expand VolCard payment options to vendors on Cumberland Avenue. Vice Chancellor for Finance Chris Cimino said he expects the changes to be implemented by the end of May.

"We're excited about it," Cimino said. "It's something that students have asked for a while. It took some time to put this in place. We've got contracts and equipment and so forth that we have to negotiate and get in place."

Cumberland Avenue vendors hoping to accept VolCard payment must first purchase equipment capable of scanning the university card through a ...

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SGA passes TVC funding bill

Thu Feb 23, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The Student Government Association passed a bill Tuesday evening that could help the Volunteer Channel get funding for its operations.

Brooke Fraser, a worker for TVC, pled their case to SGA.

“At this point in time we’re struggling,” Fraser ...


Gosh gives window to Ethiopia

Thu Feb 23, 2012 03:00 a.m.

There are two types of attitudes that people have when going out to eat.
Half of the time, people go out simply to get some food, regardless of whether or not they could have made it at home. These people ...


Bench play key in Vols victory

Thu Feb 23, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Trailing 14-2 midway through the first half, Tennessee needed a spark.
It came in the form of Jordan McRae and Dwight Miller. The duo combined for 26 points, helping the Volunteers (15-13, 7-6 SEC) overcome a slow start to defeat ...

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Impulse, compulsion drive decisions

Thu Feb 23, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I was around 5 when I first realized that I sometimes didn’t have control over my own actions.
 I was standing in the middle of the kitchen; my arms were stretched out with eyes shut tight, spinning rapidly in ...