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Students left campus last week to go home and celebrate Thanksgiving with their families and friends. For international students, the Thanksgiving holiday is a new experience for many. With the break being so short and the holiday being a primarily American tradition, most international stud…

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The former Chair of the Department of Theatre, Dr. Mike Osborn is set to introduce 'A “Hair”-Raising Performance” in the University Center on Wednesday from 3-5pm. The documentary will detail the performance of the controversial Broadway musical “Hair” that was put on by the university nearl…

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The homecoming week festivities continued at the University of Memphis Friday evening. Hundreds of students, alumni and fans filled the campus ground for the University’s Homecoming parade. More than a dozen floats were on site, driving around Walker Avenue and Patterson Street. In addition,…

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Thousands of years ago, candles lined the streets of the ancient Indian city, Ayodhya. Fireworks burst through the air celebrating the return of King Rama and marking the first Diwali celebration. For 14 years Rama, one of the incarnations of the god Vishnu, had been in exile. During that ti…

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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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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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There is no reason to get spooked because there are plenty of events to attend in Memphis this coming week for Halloween. Whether it be scares, thrills or laughs, the Bluff City has plenty of on-theme holiday activities to offer. Here is a list of eight events, on and off campus, happening f…

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As exclusive sneakers such as Adidas’ Yeezy Boosts and Nike’s Off-White collection continue to gain popularity, reselling sneakers can be highly profitable, but replicators are producing counterfeits of high-demand sneakers that are circulating through the industry and could potentially fall…

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To learn what other students are reading during the summer, Courtney Hicks, a community engagement librarian for the University of Memphis, had students who were passing through the Ned R. McWherter Library write out the names of books they were reading on a whiteboard.

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Online and competitive gaming has become increasingly popular with the success of games like “League of Legends,” “Pokémon Go,” “Fortnite” and “Overwatch,” and people in Memphis have formed communities to play and discuss video games.

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Blue Tom Records, a student-run record company at the University of Memphis, is hosting its fourth annual Hear 901 Festival at The Bluff on the Highland Strip on Saturday to showcase artists the company is working with this year.

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LGBTQ activist, film historian and author Vito Russo, researched the representation of gender and sexual minorities in film from the 1920s to the ‘80s, and he found they are often portrayed as one-dimensional side characters, which he compiled in his book “The Celluloid Closet.” Today, the L…

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As media evolves, the lens through which women and people of color are depicted on screen widens. The blockbuster hit “Black Panther” broke the mold by showing a reversal of gender roles and illustrating black people in non-stereotypical settings, but as women and people of color make progre…

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A multimedia art show focused on the process of healing from traumatic experiences will open Friday at Splash Creative offices in the Broad Avenue arts district and will include the works of University of Memphis students Natalie Eddings and Annalee Elmore.  

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Aspiring rappers and beat aficionados have an opportunity to demonstrate their skills at the MC Olympics, an event hosted by Delta Vibe, the University of Memphis’ music industry student organization.  

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