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Studying abroad throws students into an unknown country to learn and grow. Individuals’ experiences can be that of good and bad. There are many reasons students may choose to go and study abroad: cultural experiences, academic experiences, and life experiences. 

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Each year, hundreds of thousands of people enroll in college for the first time. Whether it’s a two-year or a four-year, in or out of state, or private or public, students pick a program that caters to them specifically. Once there, they begin to embark on their journey of adulthood. This me…

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The 6-mile mid-city stretch known as Summer Avenue has been the home to hundreds of local shops and restaurants over the years. In 1952, the first Holiday Inn in the United States was placed on Summer, at the corner of Mendenhall. The first McDonald’s in Memphis was on Summer Avenue, where y…

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Tiger Patrol, the student-led personal escort service intended to offer students on campus a free and safe ride to their vehicle or class during the nighttime hours, has seen a notable drop in participation over the last two years and this semester especially. 

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As the end of the semester and exam week approaches, it brings with it a slew of new fears and anxieties for all students. Some are dealing with the stress of finals and studying while graduates look toward the future and their post-college careers. For everyone, it can be a difficult time f…

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Suicide prevention research center to be created in President Rudd's honor // By Jacob Wilt & Reported by Devin Clark (0:31) Nenon stepping down as U of M provost, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences to take over // By Aaron Fleming Produced by Jeremiah Hall // j.hall@memphis.edu All epi…

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Graduating college is the ultimate goal for many students as soon as they select their school of choice. It is the last step, for some, before adjusting to permanent adulthood. That means feeling a sudden sense of freedom, but having consistent bills to pay. New adventures are sure to come, …

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After winning war for a livable wage, UCW is gearing up for next battle // By Aaron Fleming (0:48) River City Records: A success story // Written & Reported by Teyah Lucas (7:45) Produced by Jeremiah Hall // j.hall@memphis.edu All episodes of The Helmsman Review are available on SoundClou…

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As clouds burst open, a heavy downpour splashed the concrete. First came flashes of lightning and then roaring thunder. Another major storm was underway, yet a little rain didn’t stop Catholic Charities’ early morning food drive. The six volunteers for the day simply moved inside to prepare …

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In most cases, striking out is never what a person wants. If someone strikes out when asking another person on a date, that means they said no. In baseball, the saying goes, “Three strikes. You’re out.” But there is one scenario of life where a strike is the best you can get — bowling.

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The Carnegie Classification of Institutions for Higher Education recently named the University of Memphis an R1, or Research 1, institution. R1 status means the institution has very high research activity.

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With America's racial reckoning ongoing, groups ponder the brevity of Black History Month // By Eva Winfrey & Reported by Devin Clark (0:33) Study abroad at the University of Memphis on the rebound after pandemic blow // By Jacob Wilt (4:50) Produced by Jeremiah Hall // j.hall@memphis.edu …

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Memphis baseball prepares for one last ride with Head Coach Daron Schoenrock // By Allen Lewis III (0:30) Amid pandemic recovery, campus counseling services see rise in patronage // By Emily Butler & Reported by Devin Clark (3:10) Music in the kitchen: How a UofM student transitioned from …

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The 2019-2020 academic year was just the beginning of many obstacles for college students across the nation. Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 forced universities to transition from on-campus to virtual learning in order to ensure the safety of their staff and students. These abrupt changes left…

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Amidst unionization efforts, Poplar Starbucks fires union leaders, sparking protest // By Niki Scheinberg (0:39) Recently opened Centennial Place convenience store off to rough start after wave of thefts by students // By Aaron Fleming (2:56) Campus car thefts and break-ins prominent in ea…