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Nations must intervene in future climate change disasters

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the United Nations notified the world about the destructions climate change would cause if the nations do not work to reverse the carbon emissions in the atmosphere. The panel said the greenhouse gas emission rates need to be lowered in order for ...

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U of M community reacts to Kavanaugh confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh swore in as the 114th Supreme Court Justice for the United States of America on Saturday after a litany of sexual assault accusations from several women.  Despite these allegations, the Senate voted to confirm him into the Supreme Court, and protests around the country roared. As ...

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Fraternities shift to formal recruitment to attract new members

Fraternities and potential new members gathered at the University Center Theatre and third floor for their fall recruitment last week with a different recruitment process from former years.  Unlike previous recruitment years, University of Memphis fraternities made a schedule for potential new ...

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Campus organizations try to assist students with registering to vote

As voter registration deadlines approach in Memphis, University of Memphis organizations  plan to host events to promote the importance of voting to students. Eric Groenendyk, a political science professor at the U of M, said voter turnouts for young people, like college students, are usually low. “This ...

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U of M students find liberation moving for college

Leaving home to attend college might excite some students, but others may quickly develop a sense of separation anxiety from their family. Hanin Sammour, a junior exercise, sport and movement sciences major from Olive Branch, Mississippi, moved to Memphis her freshman year and said the transition was ...

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Palestinian universities focus on studies more than campus life

The main difference between a college student at the University of Memphis and one in Palestine is the students in Palestine live in a land of occupation with fewer options. Isra Khamaysa, a freshman business management major at Palestine Polytechnic University, said her typical school day consists ...

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Begin a 'ruff' exam week with some canine therapy

Exam week is approaching University of Memphis students, which means they will be stressing out and preparing for their final exams, but it also means the therapy dogs will be back to barking  on campus.  The McWherter Library on U of M’s main campus will host Paws to Relax on Thursday with ...

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U of M to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday

The University of Memphis will commemorate Earth Day on Wednesday with activities and food in the TIGUrS Oasis Garden behind the Elma Roane Fieldhouse to help inform students and community members about how to protect the environment. Laura Prince, the coordinator of the Earth Day celebrations, said ...

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Sexual assault event discusses ingrained issues with masculinity

As Sexual Assault Awareness Month continues, Safety Net hosted a panel Monday in the University Center to discuss the harmful effects of masculinity, especially in black culture. Safety Net, a student organization formed to help students who experienced sexual assault, hosted Detox Masculinity, a panel ...

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Lighthouse party president and vice president win SGA election

The Lighthouse Party cheered and embraced each other in the University Center after they triumphed in the 2018 University of Memphis Student Government Association elections.  Kevyanna Rawls and Antonio Scott, the president and vice president candidates of the Lighthouse party, received 57.34 percent ...

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