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Hill Harper talk to be part of ETSU Black History Month

Hill Harper talk to be part of ETSU Black History Month

February 11th, 2015 9:10 am by Jessica Fuller

February marks 28 - and sometimes 29 - days of Black History Month, a month where many remember the past and present struggles that black Americans have suffered through the years to achieve equal rights and the civil rights leaders that have pioneered th

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Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

Local educators hopeful over Haslam's call for teacher raises

February 10th, 2015 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

City and county administrators have heard Gov. Bill Haslam's plans for higher teacher salaries before, but despite the letdowns they've faced in previous years, are holding out hope.

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Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

Opening panel discussion for ETSU's Sex Week focuses on power of words, labels - VIDEO

February 10th, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Sex Week kicked off Tuesday and the first topic discussed by a panel of speakers pertained to the power of words and labels.

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ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

ETSU's anticipated performing arts center lands role in Haslam plan

February 10th, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

After years of waiting, East Tennessee State University may finally be getting the fine and performing arts center of its dreams.

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Tennessee superintendents defend Common Core

Tennessee superintendents defend Common Core

February 10th, 2015 2:08 pm by Jason Gonzales and Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

A majority of superintendents statewide are asking legislators to "stay on the right path" by steering clear of taking actions on Tennessee's Common Core academic standards this legislative session.

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State hopes to strengthen 'herd' against measles

State hopes to strengthen 'herd' against measles

February 9th, 2015 9:59 pm by Tony Casey

Nationally, "the herd" has gotten weaker and more vulnerable to the measles, and those on the state level want to turn that around with more immunization.

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Local films from ETSU students set to debut for annual screening at Real to Reel

Local films from ETSU students set to debut for annual screening at Real to Reel

February 9th, 2015 9:55 pm by Tony Casey

"Raw energy and talent" is the way filmmaker Ryan Renfro sums up the works done by his fellow radio, television, video and film program students.

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Haslam budget seeks to improve teacher salaries

Haslam budget seeks to improve teacher salaries

February 9th, 2015 9:30 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Haslam had planned to increase teacher salaries in 2013, as well as pay for state employees, but decided not to because of poor state revenues.

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ETSU to particpate in study of young deaths

ETSU to particpate in study of young deaths

February 8th, 2015 9:30 pm by Becky Campbell

East Tennessee State University's forensic center will participate in a new study developed to investigate the unexplained deaths of people under age 20.

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ETSU's Darwin Day at Gray Natural History Museum proves to be natural draw

ETSU's Darwin Day at Gray Natural History Museum proves to be natural draw

February 7th, 2015 10:36 pm by Jessica Fuller

Nearly 200 years ago, evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin stepped onto the Galapagos Islands and began a study on finches that would alter the world of science and spark a controversy that still resonates today.

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