Driving in her car one day, Mattie Jackson, daughter of country music singer Alan Jackson, came up with a unique idea that gave her the opportunity of a lifetime. Jackson, a sophomore at UT Knoxville majoring in English, wrote the script for her dad’s new music video, “It’s Just That Way.”
As most college students prepare to hit the beach or travel to a relaxing destination for spring break, several groups of UT Knoxville students will spend their days off doing volunteer work in communities across the country. Forty-eight students will head out Saturday morning, March 6, for the TeamVOLS annual Alternative Spring Break.
The UT Knoxville Student Government Association will be hosting its annual Diversity Week Sunday, Feb. 28, through Thursday, March 4. This year’s theme is “I am not my stereotype.” The purpose of the week is to open students’ eyes to differences they may not be aware of at the university.