Black History Month is in full swing, and many black individuals who paved the way for equality are being remembered and observed. The story of black people achieving true freedom cannot be told without discussing Ida B. Wells.
Two Senate bills were introduced last week to amend the “Anti-Sanctuary City Law” that came into effect in Tennessee at the beginning of this year.
The University of Memphis rugby team has prepared for the second game of the season against the Bulldogs after the Tigers lost a one-point contest with MTSU.
The University of Memphis scholarship and financial aid offices encourage students to update their Free Application for Financial Student Aid information while visiting different departments on campus.
Andrew Young, a diplomat, politician and civil rights activist educated audience members about economic empowerment and literacy and showcased a documentary, “The Color of Money,” on Tuesday afternoon.
Valentine’s Day is here and love is in the air. Some buy chocolates, flowers, teddy bears or something dear to their significant other, but candy hearts will not be enjoyed this year.
It’s that time of the year again to show the one you love how happy you are to have them in your life. One of the most common ways a couple can show their affection towards one another is through the sharing of food. A way to anyone’s heart tends to be a great meal, whether you choose to eat…
This month the University of Memphis asked students to consider helping fellow students by donating guests meals from their meal plans to those less fortunate.
Tennessee state legislators proposed bills for the decriminalization of marijuana in both the Tennessee Senate and the Tennessee House of Representatives on Jan. 23.
Republicans in the Tennessee House of Representatives proposed a bill Jan. 23 that, if passed, would ban abortions at any point after a heartbeat is detected within a fetus, except for medical emergencies.
During President Donald Trump’s State of Union address last Tuesday, he called for an end to investigations called for by Democrats. The president referred to the strengthened oversight of his administration as ‘unlimited presidential harassment,’ while defenders of incresed oversight view t…
While some progress has been made with eliminating racism in the United States, the amount of racist incidents reported in media shows there is still a long way to go.
Julie Bonningues was 15 years old when she first went abroad. Five years later, she’s had trips and internships in Spain, Los Angeles and Wyoming, to add to that first experience in Australia. This semester, she is the only French exchange student studying at the University of Memphis.
The SGA Senate voted on several bills to adjust the comfort of the campus experience. The Senate also expressed excitement over Black History Month festivities and swore in a new member.
Many high school seniors are faced with the decision of choosing colleges and possibly moving, which is the circumstance for some black students who moved from the North to the South. Each individual has different reasons for relocating, but most share similar viewpoints.
The city of Memphis changed the strip of Zach Curlin Street on the south side of the University of Memphis campus to a no parking zone.
The Tigers are experiencing their best start to a season since 2012, currently boasting a 7-1 record. Their one and only loss came against No. 1 and reigning national champions, Wake Forest.
Governor Bill Lee visited Tennessee State University with social justice advocate William Barber to speak to an audience about Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.
The future and prosperity of the Memphis International Airport remains questionable to locals as mixed opinion exists among travelers who frequent the airport for business and pleasure.
University of Memphis students and alumni were stunned when they saw colored yarn hanging from various campus tigers, causing some to speculate they were nooses.
The University of Memphis pedestrian bridge and parking garage on Southern Avenue is getting close to the end of the construction, with just a few more months left until the garage will officially be open for use and the bridge to be ready shortly after.
“Empire” star Jussie Smollett claims he was assaulted by two people early Jan. 29 in Chicago. Smollett told police the two men called him homophobic and racist slurs, poured bleach on him and tied a rope around his neck. Smollett escaped and returned to his apartment building, where he calle…
More than a dozen companies that have partnered with the University of Memphis introduced the CommuniTech Research Park on Jan. 17. Local companies and those from abroad hope the space encourages entrepreneurship and future opportunities for their businesses and Memphians alike.
University of Memphis students and administrators, members of the Memphis State Eight, and David Porter, a Songwriting Hall of Fame inductee, gathered in the University Theatre to honor music visionary Al Bell.
The Tennessee General Assembly has filed House Bill 1 and Senate Bill 16 in the respective state houses which, if passed, will legalize sports betting, meaning wagers may be placed on the outcomes of sporting events.
The University of Memphis students who live at the Gather on Southern were left both relieved and concerned when the University of Memphis announced their plan to obtain the property.
The University of Memphis is undergoing development for a new website that will be easier to navigate in the hopes of creating as stress-free of an experience for students as possible.
On Jan. 18, Covington Catholic High School students sent social media into a frenzy as some of them were filmed confronting Nathan Phillips, an indigenous people’s rights activist and Omaha tribe elder. The incident was covered extensively, not only by news cameras but also with smartphones.
Black History Month will be celebrated at the University of Memphis through a variety of events and programs, including movie nights, concerts and more.
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YouTube buffering, slow downloads and poor Internet connections before an assignment deadline have affected many Memphis students at some point, but the connection may have less to do with your phone data plan and more to do with where you live.
The 2020 election is already heating up for the Democrats, as there are already eight candidates already announcing a presidential, with the potential of more following suit.
The University of Memphis board of trustees unanimously approved a deal to work with Memphis municipal acquisitions to purchase the Gather on Southern.
The process of finding jobs post-college may seem difficult at times, but the University of Memphis has made strides to make this task easier by hosting job fairs and other promotional events.
The Trump administration’s request to continue limiting transgender people from serving in the United States military has been approved per a Supreme Court ruling Jan. 21.
The University of Memphis Student Government Association (SGA) announced major events and changes happening on campus within in the next months for the student body.
The eSports Gaming Association at the University of Memphis started during the fall 2018 semester with 10 memebers. The group now includes more than 200 students.
Despite being placed in the middle of Memphis, the University of Memphis managed to stay connected to nature by becoming a natural arboretum for trees. Arthur Johnson, the coordinator of the TIGUrS garden, said it is a gift to the students, faculty and community, from the UofM. “The TIGUrS G…
While Memphis experienced another warm December last year, research shows that what seems like an unusually warm month was not the exception during the past several years.
“Once More at the River: From MLK to BLM” created by faculty and students in the University of Memphis' Department of Journalism and Strategic Media is a documentary about activism in Memphis. The documentary premiered Wednesday, attracting a mixed crowd of eager individuals.
As the government shutdown continues, both Democrats and Republicans continue the fight along partisan lines about funding for the border wall on the Mexico-United States border.
A local Memphis DJ and University of Memphis student uses his time away from the turntables to give back to the Memphis community by hosting events catering to the city’s impoverished people.