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University of Memphis August Board of Trustees Meeting: What You Need to Know // By Brett Maxon (0:27) University of Memphis Students Ready For Vaccine Mandate Following President Rudd’s Letter to Governor Lee // By Nikki Scheinberg (3:26) Achieves Third World Ranking In a Year with New Ti…

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The University of Memphis Board of Trustees met on Aug. 25 to discuss new initiatives and to give an overview of how the pandemic has affected the university. Here are the highlights: Despite A Drop In Enrollment, Graduation Rates Still High  During the meeting, Dr. David Rudd, president of …

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As students return back on campus to their in-person classes and events, tenants of the Annex of Memphis are upset with their style of living. The Annex of Memphis is the new five-story student apartment complex for those who attend the University of Memphis. It offers a wide variety of livi…

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As the University of Memphis begins its first semester fully on campus since spring of 2020, students are once again facing the stress of finding a place to park. Recent changes, such as the construction of the Scheidt Family Music Center on the former Central Avenue parking lot, have made t…

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Originally built in 1967, Barth House is the Episcopalian arm of student ministries at the University of Memphis. In its prime, the humble, brick facility was a testament to old-school Christianity; complete with a pulpit, wooden pews that were bolted into the ground, a brick fireplace, and …

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In the Fall semester of 2017, University of Memphis senior Dionna Dennis enrolled at the UofM, jumpstarting her freshman semester with optimism about the future ahead of her. Now, as she prepares to graduate, Dennis gave a glimpse of her successes and challenges throughout her collegiate jou…

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It has been almost 12 years since the minimum wage in Tennessee was last raised. But that increase did not come at the hands of the state legislature, rather from the federal level. Now, after a failed attempt from the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan to include a minimum wage inc…

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An essential part of most college students’ post-graduation success is obtaining an internship during their time as an undergraduate within their field of study. Course work is the core to a successful completion of school, providing students with the essential knowledge and tools for their …

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Although many students have adjusted to virtual learning since the spring 2020 semester and could take classes from the comfort of their homes, students miss the University of Memphis campus and shared what they love about the environment. 

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Zoom calls, social distancing and the lack of the smallest gestures such as hugs or handshakes have made it more difficult to make friends in college or starting a new job. 

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Boulder, Colorado: a tiny, college town known for its beautiful mountains and good weather. That all changed when a gunman opened fire on one of its two King Soopers grocery stores, killing customers, several employees and a Boulder police officer in the attack. 

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It seems like the whole country has watched bits and pieces of the testimonies from the Derek Chauvin trial. Soundbites flooded social media last week as the prosecution and defense had witnesses relive the trauma of watching George Floyd’s life end. 

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For spa goers at three different businesses in the Atlanta area, the soothing flame of a candle turned into the blinding flash of gun fire. Bullets ripped through their bodies like a fatal form of acupuncture. When it was all over, the stench of gun smoke overpowered the scent of aromatherapy. 

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As students prepare for a more traditionally-styled scholastic experience in the fall, both incoming and returning students will find more variety in off-campus, alternate housing at the new apartments: The Annex. 

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The University of Memphis plans to reopen its campus at full capacity in the fall semester of 2021, encouraging students and teachers to prepare for the transition to return back to an on-campus collegiate experience. For many students, this will be the first opportunity they get to be face-…

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After seven years as the president of the University of Memphis, Dr. M. David Rudd will be stepping down from his position to return to teaching and research, according to an email and Twitter statement on March 10. 

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As the University of Memphis adapted to COVID restrictions and became an almost fully virtual learning experience, the school introduced wellness breaks, instead of the normal Spring Break. 

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After a bumpy start that saw delays, expired doses and calls for an FBI investigation, the City of Memphis has taken over the vaccine administration process locally and is now allowing members of the risk-based group 1c and those who are 65 years or older to receive the first dose of a COVID…