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UT to host discussion on potential campus privatization plan

(WBIR – KNOXVILLE) University of Tennessee students, faculty and staff can hear about a plan to privatize services at the university on Tuesday morning.

UT staff members protested the idea in September.

UT staff protest Haslam's privatization plan

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UT surprises early applicants with admissions letters

(WBIR) Some big orange visitors stopped by Farragut High School on Thursday to wrap up a statewide tour featuring exciting surprises for Tennessee students. 

University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek joined Smokey, the UT cheerleaders, school officials, and Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre to hand deliver admissions letters Thursday morning to unsuspecting early applicants from Farragut High School.

Suspected UT car burglar turns himself in

Update on Oct. 1, 2015: (WBIR - KNOXVILLE) The University of Tennessee Police Department tweeted Thursday that Jalen Fish turned himself in and is in custody.

UTPD thanked everyone who retweeted the information on Fish.

"Red Zone" raises awareness of sexual assault on UT campus

(WBIR-KNOXVILLE)  The University of Tennessee is using a creative way to educate students as they walk to class about sexual assault. 

UT's Wellness Center rolled out a red carpet on the agricultural campus Monday in hopes of raising awarenss for the "Red Zone." That's the time of year in the fall semester when students are statistically more at risk for sexual assault. Nationally, that is from the start of school until Thanksgiving break. 
Organizers say they hope displays like this will help build up the culture of consent.

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New water bottle station opened on Market Square

(WBIR-KNOXVILLE)  If you're looking to cool off, there's a new way to do it on Market Square.

Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and the executive director of the Tennessee Clean Water Network dedicated a water refill station on Wednesday.

UT moves up in U.S. News & World Report's annual 'best colleges' rankings

(WBIR – KNOXVILLE) The University of Tennessee moved up on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings.

Opening of Marble Alley Lofts delayed

"We've got somewhere between 15 and 20 percent of the units pre-leased. The people the come through now are extremely enthusiastic, really responding to what they see, even though it's not quite completed," said Scott Scheinbaum.

Representatives say the complex is the first new residential construction in the downtown area in years. They say they hope it will be good for the area.