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Black students complain of casual racism

...they're afraid you're not going to do your share," she said.Jioni A. Lewis, a psychology professor at the University of Tennessee, said research has shown that the stresses of being a minority, on top of the usual pressures of adjusting to...
Nation and World
He? She? Ze? Colleges add gender-free pronouns, alter policy

...voluntarily ask students to provide their pronouns.But on some campuses, change has provoked backlash.The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, sparked outrage among state politicians in August when a post on the school website encouraged students...
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...overseas travels for potential worrisome contacts with militants.Abdulazeez received an engineering degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2012 and worked as an intern a few years ago at the Tennessee Valley Authority. Those who knew...
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Warriors tie series with rout of Grizzlies

...Green played at Michigan State, so Spartans coach Tom Izzo was on hand for this game. Izzo had company with new University of Tennessee men's basketball coach Rick Barnes sitting courtside beside Volunteers football coach Butch Jones.QUOTABLE...
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Union aims to cut class size

...the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, which have seen population growth. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Tennessee followed students who were in classes of 15 students from kindergarten through third grade and found that the...
State Briefs

...qualifications, but then voted 5-2 to offer the job to Roy Eckert, a municipal management consultant for the University of Tennessee. Eckert has worked as a consultant or city administrator in Tennessee, Alabama and Missouri since 1979. The...
Convicted Palin hacker asks probation in Tennessee

...Davies disagreed, filing a motion that says probation is justified, partly because of the 22-year-old former University of Tennessee student's youth. Part of the motion for probation is filed under seal. Documents say only that it includes...
President moves toward halting lockout

...Tennessee Republican, a former U.S. trade representative and labor secretary; Patrick Hardin, a professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law and one-time National Labor Relations Board official; and Dennis R. Nolan, a professor at...
Outside editorial: Vile remark was racist

...He referred to the predominantly African-American Rutgers women's basketball team, which had lost to the University of Tennessee for the NCAA championship, as "nappy-headed hos." Despite his attempts to apologize, the National Association...
Tests show some bears can see color bears and polar bears indicate that they can see color. Researchers Ellis Bacon and Gordon Burghardt of the University of Tennessee concluded that black bears could discriminate between shades of color. Two bears were trained to associate food...


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