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Motivational Speaker

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:33:54 +0000

by Katherine Lown A young Hispanic is on the track of fulfilling his dream to inspire people all over the world. Adolfo Angel Felix’s dream is to be a motivational speaker. Having spent much of his teenage years living in Mexico, Angel and his family have seen firsthand the dramatic effects that poverty and hardships can […]



Spring Choral Concert Coming to Pellissippi

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:27:44 +0000

By Nicholas Walker Pellissippi State Community College will be holding its annual Spring Choral Concert on April 28. The annual Spring Choral Concert hosted by Pellissippi is on April 28. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on Pellissippi’s Hardin Valley Campus, at 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The […]



Have a Bash before Finals

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:26:05 +0000

by Marissa Frankel Finals Bash provides massages and free food to Pellissippi students. The Finals Bash event provides free massages and free food for students on April 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Finals Bash occurs every semester, said Joshua Anderson, president of student government at the Hardin Valley campus. The massages provided […]



Come Make a Racket

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:39:26 +0000

by Cameron Watkins “Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility.” -Billie Jean King Pellissippi State’s Intermural tennis tournament will take place on Wednesday, April 20 at Hardin Valley Campus. The manager at the Student Recreation Center, Phillip Ems, said the event will be held in the SRC, […]



Pellissippi State Celebrates Shakespeare at the Blount County Campus

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:23:24 +0000

by Stephanie Corum To be or not to be? That is the question. Shakespeare’s life and works will be spoken about by Pellissippi State faculty members. These lectures will be a part of Blount County’s, “The Bard at Blount: A Celebration of Shakespeare.” Julia Wood said that it will be a two-day festival that is […]



We Will, We Will Rock You

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:13:23 +0000

by Alexandra Schultz The 11th annual Pellapalooza at Pellissippi State is having a lip-sync battle. A lip-sync battle is being held for the 11th annual Pellapalooza. Student Life is holding the event on April 20 in the courtyard at the Hardin Valley campus. “I’m going to dress up as Scary Spice, and I even have […]



Student Art Exhibit Being Held at Pellissippi

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:02:47 +0000

By Nicholas Walker A juried art exhibition is currently being shown at Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley Campus. Jennifer Brickey, Pellissippi’s associate professor of Liberal Arts, says the exhibit is beneficial to students by teaching them how to prepare showings for art shows. The campus is located on 10915 Hardin Valley Road, and it […]



From Rebellious to Responsible

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:58:54 +0000

by Katherine Lown Once a troublemaker who despised school, one young Ecuadorian’s life now looks completely different as he realizes the importance of responsibility and of doing his best. Cesar Èscobar easily recalls the moment that changed his life forever. Having spent much of his early education skipping classes and failing courses, Cesar’s lifestyle was […]



Stage Production of Mining Activist to Be Performed At Pellissippi

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:45:49 +0000

By Nicholas Walker A semi-autobiographical play about the life of activist and songwriter Florence Reece called “Which Side Are You On?” will debut this weekend at Pellissippi State Community College. The production will be performed April 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and April 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. at the Hardin […]



Jazz and Bluegrass Concert Coming to Pellissippi

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:25:20 +0000

By Nicholas Walker An instrumental jazz and bluegrass concert will be held at Pellissippi’s Hardin Valley campus Thursday, March 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. The ensemble will be performed in the Clayton Performing Arts Center. The building is located on 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The first 45 minutes will be performed by The Hardin […]