September is known as National Voter Registration Month. Several campus organizations led a voter registration drive on campus Tuesday. There will be one more push Wednesday evening in the Presidential Courtyard from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Job searching. The daunting task that all of us soon-to-be-grads are constantly stressed about. I've done my fair share of scouring online classifieds for jobs in cities across the southeast. My recently panicked state has led me to read several articles that give advice for being more successful when it comes to searching for jobs. If anyone else out there is struggling to find a job, take a deep breathe, and read some of the helpful tips that I've learned from professionals.
On Saturday, Sept. 27 Market Square was alive with the sounds of salsa. The 15th annual HoLa Festival kicked off with music and dancing as the Orquesta de Jamie Bonilla played a mix of Hispanic music and the crowd learned to dance with Music City Salsa. For HoLa Festival’s first two-day event, vendors lined the square selling traditional foods, bracelets, clothing and art.
The University of Tennessee’s Pedestrian Walkway was transformed into an educational voyage around the world on Friday, Sept. 26 for the annual International Festival. Participants included various student groups along with the school’s foreign language clubs. These groups represented their countries through food, dance, music and other traditional activities. Admission was free, but the food and crafts were for sale.