Right to Bear Arms: A 2nd Amendment Forum, April 3

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Join the Baker Center for a roundtable discussion of the 2nd Amendment with UT professors Otis Stevens (Law), Glenn Reynolds (Law), and Dorothy Bowles (Journalism and Electronic Media), as well as Cumberland Law School’s Brandon Denning.

Bring your questions, bring your comments and be ready for a fascinating dialogue.

April 3
4:00-5:00 pm
Culture Corner
1st floor, Hodges Library








National Farmworkers Awareness Week

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From March 30-April 5th, 2008

Farmworker Awareness Week (FAW) is a SAF-called, nation-wide week of action for students and community members to raise awareness about farmworker issues on their campuses and in their communities. Every year FAW takes place during the week of Cesar Chavez’s birthday, March 31st, to honor his legacy as a leader of the farmworker movement.

For more information visit the Student Action With Farmworkers website

Events on Campus are listed on the @TENNESSEE website

Sponsored by the Undergraduate Anthropology Association

Tuesday, April 1

Film screening of Morristown with a discussion led by Fran Ansley, Professor at UT’s College of Law and member of East TN Jobs with Justice

Location: John C. Hodges Lindsay Young Auditorium

Time: 7pm

Thursday, April 3

Film screening of Harvest of Shame

Location: John C. Hodges Media Room 253

Time: 7pm

Monday, March 31-Friday, April 4

Petition Signings for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to end modern day slavery

Location: UT Campus

Time: All day












Tennessee Drought

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Tennessee is still under drought conditions according to the United States Drought Monitoring System (http://www.drought.unl.edu/dm/DM_state.htm?TN,S)
The conditions effect fire weather.
Check the National Weather Service Fire Weather Page for information on national and local fire conditions. (http://fire.boi.noaa.gov/)
For more information on global fire monitoring visit the Earth Observatory at http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/

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