Intersections of Protest, Art, and the University

Written by Diana Dalton Edited by Josh Strange Posters. Chants. Marches. T-shirts. Sit ins. Walk outs. Violence. Division. Throughout the history of the modern university, student protest has been a constant presence. In America, there lies a rich history of…

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The University’s Beauty: Intention Beyond Functionality 

Written by Abby-Noelle Potter Edited by Josh Strange The side door of Clement Hall flings open as I untangle my headphones and begin speed walking to class. As I head to my 10:00 am, I briefly look around. The identifiable…

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The History of “Euphoria Makeup,” Beyond Glitter Tears

Written by Sadie Kimbrough Edited by Josh Strange The never ending commotion surrounding HBO’s Euphoria is not without controversy, but its meticulous creative direction allows the coming of age series stylistic recognizability unlike any other. While the newest season seems…

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People of Knoxville: Georgia Vogel of Honey Mouth

Written by Clint Liles Edited by Sadie Kimbrough Last March an unforgettable hot-pink shop popped up in the Old City of downtown Knoxville. Honey Mouth is a leather goods store focused on empowering women through fashionable accessories and local artwork.…

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South Press Welcomes Artists, Coffee Lovers, and the Queer Community

Written by Sadie Kimbrough Edited by Lynda Sleeter and Ben Hurst My handcrafted latte sits on a coaster decorated with an image of the woman sitting to my left. The coaster’s not the only portrait of Joslynn Fish in the…

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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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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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A Break From Reality: Laughing with Cumberland Striptease

By Collin Green Behind the curtain, before the show, there is only a brief break from hectic warm-ups as the members of Cumberland Striptease huddle up for their ritual pre-performance peptalk. Standing in a tight circle, the group locks hands…

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