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Sexual assault survivors' PTSD can have lifelong consequences

People who have experienced sexual assault can have post-traumatic stress disorder for the rest of their lives. Deborah Clubb, the executive director of the Memphis Area Women’s Council, an organization that advocates for women’s safety, said she has worked with survivors of sexual abuse and assault ...

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FDA launches campaign to curb teenage use of e-cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an advertising campaign Tuesday aimed to keep teenagers from smoking e-cigarettes, or “vaping.” The campaign includes online advertising, social media content and posters in school bathrooms to inform teenagers that smoking e-cigarettes is just as ...

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Digital divide can hamper some students' success

Access to technology plays a significant role in students’ academic success, but a large percentage of students have little to no access to these resources, causing them to face many additional challenges at school. Sam Hagewood, a 21-year-old psychology major at the University of Memphis, said he ...

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U of M creates food pantry for students to assist others in need

The U of M’s Tigers Fight Hunger initiative, which includes the Tiger Pantry and the Tigers Fight Hunger Meal Card Program, was created to support students who struggle with food insecurity, which is a state of having no reliable access to affordable and nutritious food. The Pantry is an on-campus ...


Edesia: Food truck tracker app developed by U of M students

A team of current and former University of Memphis students plan to launch a new mobile app, Edesia, in spring 2019. The app will allow users to find and track the locations of different food trucks in Memphis.       Co-founder Kareem DaSilva, a 21-year-old computer science major at the ...

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Artists' works will showcase talents at senior exhibition

The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art at the University of Memphis will host an opening reception for “Proxemics,” a thesis exhibition for nine Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates in the U of M’s Department of Art April 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition, which runs through ...

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Local musical tackles issues of racial and economic injustice

As part of MLK50 commemoration activities this week, three preview performances of “Union: A Musical” will take place April 6-8 at Clayborn Temple in Downtown Memphis. Greg Thompson, co-creator of the musical and director for research and strategy at Clayborn Temple, said the soul- and hip-hop-based ...

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Students will stay Up 'tll Dawn to celebrate fundraising efforts

Some University of Memphis students will stay up all night Friday during a finale event to celebrate money raised during the university’s 19th annual Up ‘til Dawn program. The nationwide program, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is a student-run philanthropic campaign to raise ...

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