Book of the Month: The End of Eddy

By Clint Liles Edited by Ben Hurst When I first read The End of Eddy all I could find was its problems, yet one year later the message of the book still resonates with me. French author and commentator, Edouard…

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A Parley with Charlie

Written by Javen Calhoun Edited by Lynda Sleeter Artist. Student. Resident assistant. Tik Tok star. These are just some of the positions that Charlie Utley holds while he is enrolled at the University of Tennessee. He is a man of…

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An Interview with Harrison Young and Allison Crye of the Tennessee Stage Company

Written by Ben Hurst The definition of “essential” and “nonessential” businesses came to the forefront of our minds during COVID 19 as some closed while others remained open. The Tennessee Stage Company has since reopened and began its New Play…

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MFA Candidate Gary White Visually Archives the History of the “Southern Other” in Current Gallery 1010 Showcase

Written by Rose Hamm Edited by Ben Hurst Gary White is a second year MFA candidate in ceramics at the University of Tennessee. His art exhibition “The Unassumed Among Us” will be installed at UTK’s Gallery 1010 from March 19-21.…

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Frida Kahlo and “What the Water Gave Me”

Written by Josh Strange Edited by Ben Hurst Lately I have been taking a lot of baths. Feeling the warm water rinse my body as the white porcelain of the tub hugs me tightly is a kind of a therapy.…

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An Interview with Sarah Goldstein

Written by Victoria Mullins and Ben Hurst Sarah Goldstein, the artist whose piece “Eyeroll” will be the cover of the 2020-21 print issue, helps us all to remember that we have both lost and gained so many things in the…

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Book of the Month: Prey

By Javen Calhoun Edited by Ben Hurst It’s not uncommon for one to be absolutely terrified of the capabilities of modern day technology. As the possibilities increase for engineering and technological fields, the fear of such newfound possibilities does as…

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Food as a Medium: Eating, Invention, and Inequality

Written by Sadie Kimbrough Edited by Ben Hurst I have yet to bake bread but maybe I should. The sourdough trend at the start of the pandemic resulted in yeast shortages and many Instagram posts. While I originally scrolled right…

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Book of the Month: Code Talker

By Lynda Sleeter Edited by Ben Hurst   Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two (2005), is a young adult historical fiction novel by Joseph Bruchac about the Northeastern Indigenous peoples of America. Code Talker…

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Starry Night’s Relevance in the 21st Century

"If you truly love nature, you will find beauty anywhere" -Vincent Van Gogh Written by Sadie Kimbrough Edited by: Ben Hurst Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” sits at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, collecting dust and…

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