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The Top Five Smartest Dogs

The Top Five Smartest Dogs

February 12, 2019

Pet Profiles: Kitten Edition

Bella Gaylor

January 28, 2019

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Around 6.5 million animals are admitted into U.S shelters each year. Of those 6.5 million, only 3.2 million are adopted and approximately 1.5 million are euthanized. Despite so many pets housed in shelters, people are still m...

10 Useless Yet Kind of Fun Facts #3

Cole Mach

January 10, 2019

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Here we go again! Welcome back to 10 Useless yet kind of fun facts #3 The average person loses about 50-100 hairs on their head every day (out of an average of about 100,000 total hairs on the head). At the time of its release (...

Pacer test being banned for child cruelty

Jeffrey McFarland

January 7, 2019

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The pacer test is being dropped as some parents say that it is cruel towards their children. The test is a way of testing athletic skill by running from line to line for a certain amount of laps. You start of by walking to each...

Things I Got Done in Journalism This Year that had Absolutely Nothing To Do With Journalism

Hollie Sikes

January 6, 2019

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  Lots of homework: Let’s face it, ladies; between school, work, and social lives, there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Luckily, newspaper provided the perfect time this semester for me to pro...

A Farewell to Payson Gignac

Alexis Masengill and Isabella Johnson

December 21, 2018

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As some might know, Payson Gignac is moving to Atlanta this coming January. This quirky, cheery, volunteer of the month will certainly be missed by many next year. Throughout this semester Payson has continuously surprised us. ...

Top 5 Things I Will Miss About Ms. Toth’s Class

Sydney Hall

December 21, 2018

Filed under Features

5. Being able to work on our own timeline after being given a deadline: In most classes, we have  individual timelines in which every small part of the project is due. In journalism, we are given a due date for our article a...

Paletas La Desi Review

Mason Vanderboegh

December 20, 2018

Filed under Features

Paletas La Desi is a new ice cream shop that opened in Knoxville earlier this year and quickly became my favorite ice cream place of all time. From the outside, it doesn't appear like much but it’s what's inside that is truly spe...

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