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Anxiety moves in as peacefulness moves out

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 There were only two plots of land that separated my house from my grandparent’s house, both of which were planted and harvested by my grandfather this past fall. The house that I grew up in was built on a plot of land that was formerly a cotton field farmed by my grandfather as well. My grandparents live in a quaint little house just beyond the

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Balancing act: Keeping optimism, battling pessimism

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the

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UTC communication students bring home top AP journalism awards

Students from UTC pick up several prizes in the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media College Competition.

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The dark, the light and the in-between

By Amanda Morgan Fann Change. I have never liked it, but I know I cannot stop the inevitable, only adjust and grow from it. When I first heard the word “coronavirus” in January, I never fathomed that it would outbreak in the United States, much less shape the entire way we live our everyday lives. Colleges closed across the nation; being an undergrad student, that means my senior year

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COVID-19: Repetition and Isolation

Two to 14 days. That is all the virus is supposed to live for, but the inability to stop our fast pace capitalist society from going keeps the COVID-19 going. Small businesses hurting, stock market crashing, unemployment rate increasing, people social-distancing, colleges closing. Not just the nation, but the world is having to learn new ways to live their day to day lives. The digital age has taken a

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