Members of UT and community activists rallied to bring awareness to climate change as part of the Global Climate Strike.
Campus carry is not allowed, but the College Republicans hope to change that.
Bree Newsome reflected on her role in removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Capitol in 2015. She addressed the gravity of symbolism in society, calling the flag emblematic of slavery, Jim Crow laws and racial terror.
After the silent vigil, participants marched to the court house to deliver letters of staunch opposition to lawmakers.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Market Square on Monday night to protest Betsy DeVos' confirmation for Secretary of Education.
Protesters surrounded Sen. Lamar Alexander's office to express their opposition to Betsy DeVos, Trump's Secretary of Education nominee.
The march continues Saturday, Jan. 21 in Market Square at 12:30 p.m.
Protesters marched downtown Knoxville on Saturday protesting to "Free the Nipple."
UT students gathered in Presidential Court to protest racism and the use of the Confederate flag Monday, April 27.