Your View: Letters to the Editor
Student trustee selection non-representative of student voice
Wed Jun 11, 2014
The student voice has been more impactful this past year than I can remember. It slowed the progress of a mandatory meal plan and helped defeat harmful student fee legislation. An important duty of the student voice is the election of student representatives that gives SGA legitimacy in ...
From (next year's) Editor-in-Chief: The Beacon is for you
Mon Jun 02, 2014
When I stepped into the office of The Daily Beacon in August of 2011, I was just short of terrified.
I felt as though my insecurity must have been written all over my face – my status as "freshman" emblazoned in the way I stumbled over my words when asking where ...
Why you should come to Aloha Oe
Fri Apr 25, 2014
It's a Tennessee Tradition.
When: May 6, 6:30 p.m. beginning at the Alumni Memorial Building and ending in front of Ayres Hall
Sex Week's future
Wed Apr 23, 2014
There are those whose blood bleeds orange; ours hasn't bled orange for a while.
We write to you as the former co-founders and co-chairs of SEAT and Sex Week. We've spent the last two years designing and implementing programs to create a healthier environment at UT. Through this ...
Do the Right Thing, Jimmy Cheek
Mon Apr 21, 2014
If you attend the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, you have probably heard the phrase 'Make Orange Green.'
As a student who has been involved in numerous Make Orange Green initiatives, I have witnessed many people take great strides to make our campus more sustainable. I continue to be impressed with the ...
Beacon columnists over-sympathize with Greek community
Wed Apr 02, 2014
To the Editor:
I'm not in a Greek organization, myself. Not because I have anything against fraternities or sororities – more because I don't have an extra few thousand dollars a year to spend on a social club.
I guess I assumed, given how fancy and expensive these clubs ...
Speak up, stop activity fees legislature from hurting campus
Wed Mar 12, 2014
It's a crisp Monday afternoon on campus. Having just gotten out of your late afternoon class, you find you have a little bit of that rare thing known as "free time" and decide to just walk.
As you walk down the long hall of HSS, something catches your eye ...