If Capitol Hill hears from Knoxville this fall, it may not only be strains of Rocky Top on Saturday afternoons.
UT Advocacy, a growing grassroots network made up of students, alumni, faculty and staff, is working to increase and strengthen UT's voice in the state government.
"In the past, UT officials have said 'Don't worry students, we'll take care of the lawmakers,'" Terry Nowell, SGA vice president said. "UT Advocacy establishes a network of students that are able to lobby to those lawmakers."
The program launched in February of this year at the Alumni Legislative Council, but ...