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Socialists Protest Trump-Walmart UTK

UTK Progressive Student Alliance and Young Democratic Socialists of America hosted a booth at UTK on the main campus Pedestrian Walkway Thursday, September 21 in protest of what they call the “Trump-Walmart Agenda.” There were 3 protesters involved handing out flyers with…

Independence day– The American Tradition

Celebrating America’s Birthday: For Americans, celebrating Independence Day is a big deal. We have many traditions that express our love for this nation, and many of them started in the very beginning. Thomas Jefferson, who may be the very essence…

They Need Jobs, Mr. President

During the past five years, roughly 350 coal energy generating plants have shut down. President Trump made a campaign promise to the coal industry that he would help with this issue. To help, he is trying to undo the environmental…

BREAKING: President Trump Launches Airstrikes in Syria

Missiles Launched: Syrian Airbase Hit by American Strikes On April 6, 2017, Donald Trump responded to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s chemical attacks by launching sixty cruise missile strikes at a Syrian airbase. This airbase was responsible for the chemical attacks on Syrian…

GOP Health Care Delimma

Repeal and Replace: President Trump’s Health Care Reform legislation is not gaining momentum with Republicans. As it comes time to vote, Trump spoke with Republican members of the House. The President warned them that failure to pass this legislation could cause…

Chay’s Corner: Weekend Getaways!

Hey guys, as you may have noticed, this is a little late in the week! Sadly, real life got in the way. Actually, someone just hit the electric pole outside my apartment complex during the storms Wednesday! I received a…

Trump’s Tax Returns Leaked

President Trump has yet to formally release his federal tax returns– a huge controversy throughout the presidential race. For nearly a century, presidential candidates released their tax returns for the public’s viewing. Despite this tradition, President Trump chose not to, which…

No Man’s Land: American Healthcare

In this week’s No Man’s Land, we discuss the merits of a private healthcare system versus a reformed public system. We both agree Obamacare has both good and bad characteristics. Shamus and I like the guarantee of insurance despite pre-existing…

A Message to Tennessee Fans

The announcement of the hiring of John Currie as Tennessee’s next athletic director, no doubt, sent many Vol fans up the wall. I have been a Vol fan all of my life and remember some of the best days of…

Joy Villa Addresses March 4 Trump

Today, in cities all over the country, Americans are marching to support our President in the name of patriotism.  Joy Villa was chosen as D.C.’s “March 4 Trump” keynote speaker.  Joy became an overnight sensation when she appeared at the…

2017 Masters Picks

This is the time of year when people start getting excited about golf’s upcoming majors. The NFL season ended, college football finished, and college basketball doesn’t have much time left. This is the time of year when all of the…

Women’s History Month– Southern Women

March has been named “Women’s History Month.” Hundreds of southern women deserve to be celebrated and honored for their contributions to the advancement of women. However, there are a few women from our fine state of Tennessee who stood out…

Chay’s Corner: Study Spots!

It’s HUMP DAY guys! I received a reader request to point out local places around campus to get out of the house and study. We all know the distractions being at home causes, whether it be Netflix or loud roommates….

Welcome, Beverly Davenport.

Dear Mrs. Davenport, Welcome to The University of Tennessee, Knoxville! We are wholeheartedly thrilled to have you here, and it appears you’re excited to be here with us. We know it seems like you are coming into a firestorm here…