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Longtime Helmsman ad manager dies from lung complication

In loving memory of Bob Willis

Former business and advertising manager of The Daily Helmsman Bob Willis died at the age of 73 on Jan. 17 from lung complications and was laid to rest Monday at Second Presbyterian Church. Willis had been on the staff of the University of Memphis’ journalism department for 21 years, joining the university ...


Memphis campus organizations support philanthropic causes

The University of Memphis is home to 16 different chapters of fraternities (Interfraternity Council) and sororities (Panhellenic Council). Each of these chapters sponsors a charitable organization as their philanthropy.  Throughout each semester, Greek life organizations at the U of M host ...

The Setonian

Campus and political columnists react to NFL protests

This past weekend many NFL players took knees or locked arms on sidelines during the national anthem in protest against injustices in the country. This left many angry that politics had invaded football, while others congratulated the athletes for standing up for what they believe. Even large NFL sponsor ...

The Setonian

Your campus, your voice: Free speech on college campuses

College campuses nationwide have been under controversy recently after riots have broken out the past year in response to universities bringing ultra-conservative speakers on campus. One significant example was when the University of California at Berkeley cancelled a Milo Yiannopolous speech following ...

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Five ways to “pass” your drug test

Editor's note: The First Amendment protects our right to give you this information. Employers, employees and law enforcement may use it as they see fit.   As the man in the white lab coat followed him into the bathroom, Nathan Vickery felt calm ...

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Reaction to Syrian strikes

Citizens of the Idlib Province in Syria were hit with chemical weapons early morning April 4, according to multiple reports, causing numerous injuries and over 70 deaths. This led to President Donald Trump ordering a strike on a Syrian airfield two days later. Before his election, Trump criticized former ...


U of M professors talk King's legacy

Tuesday marks 49 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Lorraine Motel. Some U of M experts weighed in on the impact that fateful day in 1968 had on the Civil Rights Movement and the city of Memphis.  Aram Goudsouzian Assistant Professor of history Civil rights expert “We ...

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