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Lucas Finton

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When We Say 'Independent Student Press' We Meant It

Since 1931, when the first edition of the Daily Helmsman – then the Tiger Rag – was printed, student journalists at the University of Memphis placed an emphasis on independence from the university. The paper was written by students, for students and content would be dictated by a student editor. ...

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One last time from the editor’s desk

When I first arrived at the University of Memphis, I don’t think I would’ve believed my future self explaining my current life. I’m so drastically different than the suave, successful business student and track athlete I had imagined at 18-years-old, but the direction my career and life have taken ...

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'That's how we do it in Memphis': On St. Patrick's day, Memphians were wearing Tiger blue

With St. Patrick's Day and the first round of the NCAA tournament falling on the same day, Brookhaven Pub & Grill was not flooded with the usual green. Instead, Tiger fans flocked to the site of University of Memphis basketball head coach Penny Hardaway's radio show – ...

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Tiger Trivia: Basketball Edition

Tiger fans around the nation can finally sleep a little easier knowing their men’s team is back in the NCAA tournament. But how closely did you follow this season? Did you keep up with the women’s team’s season?  Here’s a bit of trivia to help you brush up on both the men and women’s ...

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