Vols win, advance in NIT

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In his first career start, Tennessee freshman center Yemi Makanjuola scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help lead the No. 1 seed Volunteers to a 65-51 victory over the eighth-seeded Savannah State Tigers in the first round of ...

Student Life

New UC to add more options

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The process of replacing the 57-year-old University Center has led to many unanswered questions from students for the coming years.
Will the dining locations be closed down during the construction? And if so, where will students go to get food ...


Warlords, webcomics occupy mind

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Okay, this week’s edition of my rants is going to be a couple of shorts rather than a unified front. Apologies for bad segues and references to equine children’s shows.   

Liberate Kony Island, or why we aren’t ...


Diamond Vols fall to TTU

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Golden Eagles starting pitcher Seth Lucio pitched 8.1 scoreless innings and struck out 11 batters as Tennessee Tech dominated Tennessee Tuesday night, 5-1. The Diamond Vols have lost 6-of-9 — including three straight — since their 7-0 start.
“The frustration is ...

Guest Column

Analytical mind no longer valued

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I wish I had time to think.
 Rather ironic, no? That’s theoretically why we come to college. But college is not designed to develop your critical thinking skills anymore. According to the current model of American higher education, you ...