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September 13, 2019

Boy Bullied for His Homemade UT Shirt Design Gets 4-Year Scholarship to University

When an elementary school student showed up to class wearing a T-shirt with a hand-drawn logo representing the University of Tennessee, he was bullied by the other kids. The unnamed fourth grader drew the University’s logo on a piece of paper and stapled it to his orange t-shirt for college colors week. Despite his creativity not being appreciated by the other students, the actual university took notice and stepped up.

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September 10, 2019

Notre-Dame Updates: What We Know About the Cathedral Five Months After the Fire

On April 15, 2019, a serious fire devastated Paris’ world-famous Notre-Dame Cathedral. Just hours after the blaze broke out, some of the destruction was already clear; as the fire rapidly spread, it consumed much of the Medieval building’s lead and oak roof, a large portion of the cathedral’s wooden rib-vaulted ceiling, some stained glass windows, and, most dramatically, the building’s 750-ton spire. In the days and weeks following the fire, more news continued to trickle in.

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