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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…

Feminism and Muslim Women

Can you really call yourself a Feminist if you support the Muslim faith and its customs? Women’s rights is a huge movement today. The right for women to be treated as equals no matter what their faith, nationality, or sexual…

The CA Berkeley Riots: What You Need to Know

Berkeley Bites Back: Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative speaker and provocateur, planned to speak at the University of California at Berkeley. The British conservative is frequently associated with the alt-right movement, although he’s stated on multiple occasions he is not alt-right. Milo’s…

UTK Statements Against Trump Executive Order

The administration and student government association at the University of Tennessee are known for supporting polarizing agendas within statements in the past such as making sure holiday parties are not really Christmas parties in disguise, supporting grammatically incorrect gender neutral…

General Mattis: The Warrior Monk

Who is James Mattis? Trump’s inauguration was a day of controversy, exposing a profound split between the common people. That same day, Ret. General James Mattis was appointed Secretary of Defense (SECDEF). Ret. General Mattis’s appointment was widely applauded from both…

March for Life Recap and Thoughts

By Sophia Fuller Friday, the 44th annual March for Life took place in Washington D.C. to celebrate life and peacefully protest Roe v. Wade. Roe v. Wade, passed in January 1973, is the case that legalized abortion. The case made…

Chay’s Corner

I hope everyone’s week is going great! It’s Hump Day, half way to the weekend!! The semester is settling in and you’re back in the swing of school. During the cold winter weeknights, nothing is better than cuddling up and…