In the first feature of TNJN’s Club Week, assistant arts and culture editor Taylor Owens profiles VOLT, the first co-ed a cappella group on UT’s campus.
As an Arab-American, Dr. Jack Shaheen has been involved in changing racial and ethnic stereotypes in U.S. media for decades. Now an author, former CBS news consultant and professor emeritus, he continues to spread awareness of Arab and Muslim stereotyping in the United States.
Karl Hess has been practicing the Chinese martial arts form known as tai chi since 2000. He has now expanded his classes to include Reiki (a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing), metaphysical teachings and readings. With his extensive knowledge in various areas, he has started his own business called “Four Body Healing Arts.”
After almost 10 years of making remixes from his computer, rising electronic producer is coming to Knoxville Friday with GRiZ at the International. While he has only been performing for nine months, he has already toured with several electronic producers and has released his first single “Aftergold.”
Buzzfeed legal editor Chris Geidner gave a talk on diversity as a part of the College of Communication and Information’s Diversity and Inclusion Week.
“Checker Neyland” made its debut last season when Tennessee fell late, 10-9, to the Florida Gators. It was quite a scene in the stands with over 100,000 people scattered perfectly throughout the stadium’s sections in an orange and white checkerboard pattern. But, how did this idea actually come about?