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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…

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Students are slowly returning to campus as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be administered in Shelby County and community health conditions have been steadily improving. Many students at the University of Memphis expressed excitement to get the vaccine themselves while others showed hesita…

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Months after its usual date, the American Athletic Conference (AAC) will finally host its cross country conference meet in Wichita, Kansas. On Feb. 6, the University of Memphis men’s and women’s cross country teams will toe the line in what could be their final race of the season. 

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On the eve of his inauguration, President Joe Biden stood behind a lectern that bore his late son’s name across the front, at a National Guard Reserve Center that also bore his name. Mere hours before he would place his hand on a family bible that was over a century old and take the oath of …

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The future of gaming releases this week as the Xbox Series X and the Playstation 5 become available to customers who already had it pre-ordered and ready to experience the first consoles of this decade. The new Xbox will launch on November 10 and the new PlayStation will launch on November 12.

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For the first time in 24 years, Americans were presented only two opportunities to watch their candidates trade punches on stage. Thursday night’s debate brought candidates to the campus of Belmont University in Nashville for the final presidential debate, along with a new rule. 

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Between classes, homework and their jobs, many students and faculty go to the recreation center to stay fit during a busy semester. During months of battling the novel coronavirus pandemic, the campus recreation center has stayed open, although not in the way students are familiar with. 

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This year's Homecoming was different. There were no in-person tailgates and no Jhene Aiko concert — just a few virtual events to connect students, alumni and fans. 

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Many experts predicted that the number of violent crimes would increase in 2020 due to COVID-19, and the city of Memphis is well on its way to proving that correct. Memphis has already had more homicides than in any year in the city’s history, with 230, with over three months still to go in 2020. 

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was more than a United States Supreme Court (USSC) justice. She was more than a Cornell and Harvard graduate. She was arguably an icon in a way that no justice has been in the history of the USSC. She died on Sep. 18, at the age of 87, after complications with pan…