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There is no reason to get spooked because there are plenty of events to attend in Memphis this coming week for Halloween. Whether it be scares, thrills or laughs, the Bluff City has plenty of on-theme holiday activities to offer. Here is a list of eight events, on and off campus, happening f…

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As exclusive sneakers such as Adidas’ Yeezy Boosts and Nike’s Off-White collection continue to gain popularity, reselling sneakers can be highly profitable, but replicators are producing counterfeits of high-demand sneakers that are circulating through the industry and could potentially fall…

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To learn what other students are reading during the summer, Courtney Hicks, a community engagement librarian for the University of Memphis, had students who were passing through the Ned R. McWherter Library write out the names of books they were reading on a whiteboard.

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Online and competitive gaming has become increasingly popular with the success of games like “League of Legends,” “Pokémon Go,” “Fortnite” and “Overwatch,” and people in Memphis have formed communities to play and discuss video games.

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Blue Tom Records, a student-run record company at the University of Memphis, is hosting its fourth annual Hear 901 Festival at The Bluff on the Highland Strip on Saturday to showcase artists the company is working with this year.

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LGBTQ activist, film historian and author Vito Russo, researched the representation of gender and sexual minorities in film from the 1920s to the ‘80s, and he found they are often portrayed as one-dimensional side characters, which he compiled in his book “The Celluloid Closet.” Today, the L…

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As media evolves, the lens through which women and people of color are depicted on screen widens. The blockbuster hit “Black Panther” broke the mold by showing a reversal of gender roles and illustrating black people in non-stereotypical settings, but as women and people of color make progre…

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A multimedia art show focused on the process of healing from traumatic experiences will open Friday at Splash Creative offices in the Broad Avenue arts district and will include the works of University of Memphis students Natalie Eddings and Annalee Elmore.  

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Aspiring rappers and beat aficionados have an opportunity to demonstrate their skills at the MC Olympics, an event hosted by Delta Vibe, the University of Memphis’ music industry student organization.  

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Colorfold, a singer-songwriter from Pennsylvania, performed his original songs “Love this Life” and “Nothing Will Stop Me” at Blue Tom Records’ first Memphis Music Industry Residency night of the semester at Newby’s.

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September is set to see various locations in Memphis hosting local and nationally-known musicians. Throughout the month, the Levitt Shell, the Memphis Botanic Garden and the Mud Island Amphitheater will host concert series featuring a wide variety of artists. Smaller venues have also prepare…

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The Bluff, a restaurant on the Highland Strip, is this year’s venue for the Hear 901 Music Festival. Blue Tom Records, the student-run record label at the U of M, will host the show April 28 at 7 p.m.

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Someone’s college years are supposed to be the time of his or her life, and the University of Memphis offers some unique opportunities for its students. For those who want to maximize their U of M campus experience, read on and take notes. To the seniors graduating in May, don't fret, there …

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A lot of local bands like to play through a long riff or chord progression before starting a first song of an EP, but Sleeping Seasons waste no time during the first two tracks of their “Tired Bodies” release, which was dropped Feb. 23 to a packed room of local listeners.

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Everyone knows Memphis is the home of the blues, but jazz has an important place in the city’s history as well. This year’s “Jazz Week,” hosted by the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, takes place on the U of M campus until March 4 and features performances by student musicians, faculty music…

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It’s been five years since Taylor Agee has booked local bands in the Bluff City, but now the University of Memphis alumnus is back with a new booking company to help support local Memphis groups.   

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Earlier this month Nintendo re-released the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) console with 30 built-in games. The new “NES classic” is currently sold out in most department stores, but Nintendo continues to take orders for it.

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Explosions of paintings, spoken word and leading-edge designs were the highlights of the Black Student Association’s (BSA) annual fashion show, “24 Hours of Black Art.” Celebrating its 30 years, the Nov. 6 event featured work from 11 black fashion designers to a crowd of roughly 200.

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Since the late 80’s, artists such as Skinny Pimp, Lord Infamous, and Tommy Wright III have gained notoriety for their gritty, hard hitting lyrics that mirror Memphis’ image. Now, student-artist King Clover plans to take the torch from the pioneers of Memphis rap to paint his own picture of l…

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Though progressive rock band wARM only formed a year and a half ago, the Memphian four-piece has already attracted lively crowds at venues like the Hi Tone, U of M campus events such as battles of the bands, and various house parties in the tri-state area.

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In the summer of 2013 I spent $70 on one trip to the Walgreens on Summer Avenue. What did I buy? Batteries, sharpies and a Prince CD. I knew I had already spent enough money that day, but Prince’s intense stare, curly hair and ginormous hog of a motorcycle lured me into believing that “Purpl…

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While students have been sharing excitement about the student activity council’s tweet announcing that Tory Lanez and Rae Sremmurd are the headliners for the April 23 Spring Fling, it’s important to note this year’s festival is lacking something previous U of M Spring Flings have happily pro…

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