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A young woman is sitting in front of a laptop, her folded hands not fully hiding the smile on her face at what is visible on the screen. What it shows is the first ever picture of a black hole. What it became known for on social media, too, is a debate about the visibility and recognition of…

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Mark Wahlberg’s “Instant Family” was one of the feel good films of 2018 and raised awareness to the foster care industry in the United States, but it appears the idea of instant families remains a distant reality for some foster care children in Tennessee.

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Attention all pet lovers: the PAWW app has arrived for Apple and Android users as of April 11. A University of Memphis student named Alexander J. Varnado has created a new pet owner app for mobile devices. The purpose of the application is to allow owners to capture moments with their pets. …

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In the spring of April 1969, 75 Black Student Association members at the University of Memphis staged a sit-in. The sit-in included 75 students surrounding then-university president C.C. Humphreys’ office. The events that transpired on that day were commemorated on April 12 of this year in a…

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The Allen Fossil Plant, just south of President’s Island in Memphis, warranted a new investigation by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) pertaining to water quality concerns. Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) brought the issue to light with Senate Joint Resolution 29, which calls for the…

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As graduation day approaches, graduating seniors might want to begin thinking about their careers. Some students already have concrete plans made, while others are searching for ideas.

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A room full of school administrators, family and friends made their way into the lower level of the Fogelman Executive Conference Center auditorium April 2 to celebrate a former University of Memphis professor and director of the documentary “I Am” Tom Shadyac.  

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The University of Memphis Student Government Association (SGA) Senate considered several bills, proposals and a budget for the fall semester at their last meeting April 4. The Senate also celebrated the graduation of several senators and also the incoming senators they would be working with …

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Representatives from the University of Memphis and the local community called attention to mental health issues April 4 at the MEMtality Mental Health Summit in the University Center with several activities. 

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Four years ago, if you would have told Chris Durham where he would be today, he just might have called you crazy. Durham, a redshirt junior pitcher on the Memphis baseball team, graduated from nearby Christian Brothers High School in 2014, where he was recognized with all-state honors his se…