In the first installment of the TNJN Club Appreciation Week, TNJN Social Media Director Drew LaFasto profiles the UT Pokémon Club.
A study conducted bi-annually for 20 years shows that the homelessness rate in Knoxville has been steadily increasing since the early 1980s, according to data compilations collected by Dr. Roger Nooe, the director of social services for the Knox County Public Defender’s Office.
Historic Preservation in Knoxville has seen ups and downs since the movement formally began in the 1970s with the founding of Knox Heritage, a non profit group dedicated to the preservation and restoration of historic buildings in East Tennessee. The past 40 years has seen success stories with beautiful buildings restored to their former glory, and unfortunate total losses of history. But why should we work to make our city a more historic and beautiful place? Should we as a community value history over the taxpayer or property owner’s expense? What’s the point?
Justin Andrew, a junior at the University of Tennessee and producer and DJ under the alias False Panic, will be performing at The Bowery in the Old City on Saturday, Nov. 22.
Apple Inc., the consumer electronics giant widely known for their popular computers, phones and other devices announced several new products at their annual Apple Live event on Sept. 9.
The Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center has been around for over 60 years but will be torn down in Spring 2015 as the new Student Union will be built in its place. In order to honor the current University Center, TNJN will be writing a series of articles about different events that have happened there, elaborating on past events held at the UC and digging deeper into its history.