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PIKE brothers vacate house on fraternity row

PIKE brothers vacate house on fraternity row

Just two months after the semester started it was move out day for UT's chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

University officials gave members until Sunday at 5 p.m. to completely move out, though the campus police offer cut the guys some slack as they continued hauling out furniture at 5:30 p.m.

PIKE received an indefinite suspension on September 25 after allegations of alcohol abuse at the house, including the now infamous "alcohol enema."

Summitt returns to UT-Martin to unveil statues

Summitt returns to UT-Martin to unveil statues

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Pat Summitt returned to her roots at the University of Tennessee at Martin to unveil statues honoring her and two other women who have helped influence women's basketball.

Summitt spoke briefly on Saturday at the campus for the unveiling of statues that honor

Summitt, retired women's athletic director Bettye Giles and former coach Nadine Gearin.

The Jackson Sun reported that Summitt called her time as a player at UT-Martin the best thing that ever happened to her.

UT students gather to watch, weigh in on debate

The first 2012 presidential debate has Americans talking across the country and in East Tennessee, including a large group of UT students.

The Baker Center on campus hosted a watch party for students.

After the debate was over, they discussed and analyzed the candidates and the issues with each other and via teleconference with other groups around the state.

Two students, Lisa Dicker, who leans left, and Hannah Bailey, who leans right, shared their impressions with 10News afterward as well.

First Transit to replace KAT buses on UT campus

First Transit to replace KAT buses on UT campus

UT will soon see a new name on the buses taking them to and from class.

The university announced Wednesday that First Transit will be handling the campus transit system.

The company will take over from Knox Area Transit next summer.

UT program gives students with intellectual disabilities chance to attend college

UT program gives students with intellectual disabilities chance to attend college

It's hard to wipe the smile from Taylor Golliher's face when she talks about attending University of Tennessee football games.

Her parents, both alums, instilled in her the Volunteer spirit, and now, she's following in their footsteps.

"I like all my classes, I like what I'm taking this semester, all my professors," Golliher said.

She's one of 15 students in UT's FUTURE program, which gives students with intellectual disabilities the chance to attend college.

Free classes teach adults to read

Free classes teach adults to read

A surprising number of adults cannot read or read only at an elementary school level.

Friends of Literacy helps them develop reading skills for free.

The students in a classroom at the old Knoxville High School dare to dream.

They are new readers.

"The girl is jumping and kicking," one student sounded out from a textbook.

It is the only class in Knoxville for adults who can't read.

UT fraternity member speaks candidly about alcohol allegations

UT fraternity member speaks candidly about alcohol allegations

A UT student and fraternity member at the center of an investigation over so-called alcohol enemas broke his silence Tuesday, speaking with his attorney at a news conference and then more candidly with reporters afterward.