Sports is the gateway for billions of people across the globe to use as an escape from the drama and the muck of the world around us. It seems like the biggest headlines each day are topics that can stress any person like politics and economics, especially in these times.
Students and faculty members in the Memphis educational community are resiliently adjusting to the curveball thrown at their traditional learning routines this spring.
With May right around the corner, the University of Memphis should have an excited buzz floating around. However, with a global pandemic raging, campus has become a silent ghost town and seniors' dreams of walking on stage in the FedExForum to collect their degrees might stay jus…
Yesterday, Memphis 901 FC announced that they will be signing Tim Howard, a former World Cup goalie with over 20 years of experience as a professional soccer player, on to the team just three days before their home opener.
University of Memphis basketball team (20-9,9-7 American Athletic Conference) returns to FedExForum for their final home game of the 2019-2020 season against the Wichita State Shockers (22-7, 10-6 AAC).
Following the Memphis Tigers (13-16, 4-11 American Athletic Conference) loss to the Southern Methodist University Mustangs last Monday, the Tigers will head to Connecticut to participate in the annual AAC Women’s Basketball Tournament.
A field that had seven candidates a mere week ago has dwindled down to four remaining candidates. A strong Bernie Sanders campaign continues to push forward, a convincing win in South Carolina has revived the Biden campaign, Michael Bloomberg continues to invest in political advertisements a…
Jeff Posson is the director of The Book of Will, a PlayHouse on the Square production that will be debuting on Friday, March 6th and will run until March 22nd. Our own Lucas Finton had an exclusive interview with Posson on his thoughts of the play a few days leading up to Friday. Tickets can…
Despite the recent on-campus crimes, particularly one regarding an armed robbery, the University of Memphis Police Service reports that February was an average month regarding incidents of crimes reported to the department.
A University of Memphis student has created a new clothing company, Sol&Col, aiming to use sustainable materials whilst simultaneously creating jobs for women in lower-income countries.
Victory Media has named The University of Memphis the ninth most military-friendly university in the country, a list the university has been a part of for five consecutive years now.
Tuesday night proved to be a chippy debate once again, as the democratic primary took candidates to Charleston, South Carolina for their final competition before Super Tuesday in a week’s time.
Colorful beads flying left and right, music enveloping a town and a city-wide party generally characterize Mardi Gras, a New Orleans-based celebration that has drifted north, up the Mississippi River, and into Memphis, with the holiday celebrated by various people in the area.
Fresh off the results from the New Hampshire primary last Tuesday, the five familiar candidates now turn their attention to the Nevada debate this evening. However, they will be joined by a sixth candidate, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Last Thursday at a University Club luncheon, the Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America commemorated Penny Hardaway with its 43rd “Communicator of the Year,” award, given to a visible Memphian who uniquely invests in the community.
When one thinks of Valentine’s Day, the things that come to mind are flowers, teddy bears and boxes of chocolate as gifts, and some may go so far as to get expensive gifts such as heart-shaped jewelry with pink diamonds for significant others.
Alpha Gamma Delta sorority’s annual philanthropy week advocating for food insecurity continued Tuesday, hosting a “Meal Swipe” drive benefiting the Tiger Pantry in the U.C. Atrium, where students donated unused meals from their Tiger Den plans.
The University of Memphis received a $3.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) last Thursday to train individuals in the field of data science and fund research into programs that make data science easy for the public to use.
The University of Memphis men’s basketball program has not made it to the NCAA tournament in five years, and coach Penny Hardaway is in danger of missing the NCAA tournament for the second year in a row. The last two coaches who missed the NCAA tournament consecutive years did not return as …
Although the University of Memphis prides itself on its green nature while taking steps to ensure the sustainable development of its urban landscape, there appears to be a few areas the university needs vast improvements on.
Beginning for most people with Netflix in 2007, the streaming market has quickly exploded with a variety of service providers, each offering its own unique variety of content, emerging as the dominant way for students to enjoy entertainment media.
After more than two years have passed since two University of Memphis students were accused of raping the same victim, one alleged perpetrator has pleaded guilty to kidnapping, but not sexual assault, while the other was granted the motion to "go second."
Many students make the drive from their homes to the University of Memphis campus every day for class, yet for many students the drive itself is not the source of their frustrations, but rather one major factor: parking.
The men’s and women’s track and field team began their 2020 indoor campaign Sunday in Birmingham, Alabama. Coming off the six week winter break, there were only four days of official team practice to get the athletes prepared mentally to compete at a high level.
Fayette County Public Schools and the Univ. of Memphis’ Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will unveil “Uplift the Vote,” a free civil rights exhibit focusing on events in Fayette County, Tenn.
The University of Memphis Student Wellness Advisory Board held the monthly Tiger Thrift Store, a free pop up show to give clothing to students, faculty and people for the holiday season Nov. 21 in the University Center Atrium.
World-Renowned children’s author Brian Selznick visited the University of Memphis Department of Theatre and Dance to share excerpts and illustrations from his new book entitled “Live Oak, With Moss” Nov. 21 at the Mainstage Theatre.
A University of Memphis worker within the University Center has accused the campus Chick-fil-A of unsanitary and health-code breaking practices.
As a part of International Week, the study abroad office at the University of Memphis Center for International Education Services is hosting information sessions all week on opportunities to earn school credit while traveling internationally.
Young journalists at the University of Memphis attended a panel last night about how they can maneuver through the media industry using their personal brand through today’s technology, as they apply for their first jobs.
Students had the opportunity to hear FedEx international head of IT Nik Puri present a business lecture he recently authored in a loose and intimate question-and-answer format catered by Panera.
An increase in college tuition for the next academic year across the state has been proposed in the upcoming 2020 and 2021 state budgets.
The University of Memphis Department of Health Studies partnered with Church Health Nov. 14 at the Crosstown Concourse to discuss Healthy Conversations in the kitchen to raise awareness about maintaining a proper diet.
The University of Memphis Tiger Pantry closed out the Food for Thought speaker series with a presentation on poverty and how food insecurity could affect students Nov. 14 at the Ned McWherter Library.
The University of Memphis held the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new culinary facility in Cordova. The property allows for a more expansive culinary focus for hospitality majors at the UofM.
On Nov. 13, the Ned R. McWherter Library hosted the fourth iteration of the biannual “NED Talks” series, an event based on the TED Talks series where researchers present their findings and discuss the future of their research, and will continue their series Nov. 14.
In recent years, the parking situation at the University of Memphis has been a reoccurring issue, yet certain issues may be resolved when the University of Memphis holds its hearing on parking and traffic rules Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. in the University Center.
Memphis has been hit with a cold front for the last couple of days. With ice on the roads and freezing winds, many college students do not want to take any risks and have chosen to skip school.
Consignment Music located on Park Avenue between Goodlett and Getwell will close before Christmas this year. The closing means a loss of convenience for local musicians, but could promise a new restaurant or attraction.
The University of Memphis’ WUMR FM 91.7 is anticipating a partnership with Crosstown Concourse and The Daily Memphian. The partnership is pending approval at the UofM board of trustees meeting Dec. 4.
From November 3rd to the 9th, Memphis Animal Services will make a concerted effort to raise awareness of opportunities to adopt homeless animals in observance of National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation week.
The University of Memphis celebrated and remembered the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall by holding a discussion panel of several eyewitnesses of the event that united East and West Berlin.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Oct. 30 that the social media platform would be banning all political advertisements.
A major victory for current and future NCAA athletes occurred Tuesday afternoon when the NCAA ruled student athletes will be able to earn compensation based off of their name, image and likeness.
The Student Activities Council (SAC) decided to keep the headline performers for this year’s Bluff City Bash a mystery, intending to keep students on the edge of their seats and encourage them to discover the headliners by attending the event Nov 1.
The University of Memphis’ Office of Institutional Research hosted the first of a series of seminars Wednesday to both raise staff awareness about what college-related statistics the department collects and how faculty can use them.
Two University of Memphis students said several other students shouted homophobic slurs at them and forcibly removed them at a weekend party.