Narrative Medicine Breaks Barriers Between Art and Science

Written by Sadie Kimbrough Edited by Lynda Sleeter As early as the application process, college students are encouraged to commit to a major that will define their postsecondary experience. But as recent UT graduate Maddie Mae Sasse may tell you,…

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People Watching at Café Du Monde

People Watching at Café Du Monde by Kassidy Zartman I remember the saxophone player That stood just on the corner by Café Du Monde— His experienced black hands that skipped over the brass pearl keys And his face that swallowed…

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You Can’t Make it Without A College Education Or, Stuck In Knoxville Without Nixon

By Robert Dominic Phoenix: Spring 1971 EDITOR'S NOTE: New and unusual experiences await the college graduate these days. He either steps into extreme affluence or into abject poverty; his days are either spent in frantic occupational activity or in boring unemployment;…

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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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A Video on our Gallery and the Phoenix During 2020

Ben Hurst, our Editor in Chief, discusses our first gallery in the New Student Union titled "A Walk Through the Magazine." He discusses the adversity the magazine during the pandemic, the emphasis on growing amidst that diversity, and the importance…

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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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