university of tennessee knoxville http://wmot.org en Alcohol Enemas a New Fear for University Officials http://wmot.org/post/alcohol-enemas-new-fear-university-officials <p></p><p class="p1">KNOXVILLE, <span class="s1">Tenn</span>. (AP) — Before an unruly Tennessee party ended with a student hospitalized for a dangerously high blood alcohol level, most people had probably never heard of alcohol enemas.</p><p class="p1">Thanks to the drunken exploits of a fraternity at the University of Tennessee, the bizarre way of getting drunk is giving parents, administrators and health care workers a new fear.</p> Sat, 29 Sep 2012 15:59:29 +0000 Associated Press 16227 at http://wmot.org UT Knoxville Police Issue Citations in Alcohol Poisoning http://wmot.org/post/ut-knoxville-police-issue-citations-alcohol-poisoning <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>KNOXVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — University of Tennessee Police have cited a dozen people for underage consumption of alcohol after a fraternity member was treated at the UT hospital for alcohol poisoning.</span></p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 16:58:02 +0000 AP/WMOT 16109 at http://wmot.org After "Alcohol Enema" Student in Critical Condition http://wmot.org/post/after-alcohol-enema-student-critical-condition <p></p><p>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville has been suspended while campus police investigate an alcohol-related incident that left one student in critical condition.</p><p>According to a UT police department incident report obtained by The Knoxville News Sentinel, an unresponsive 20-year-old man was brought into the UT Medical Center early Saturday.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:30:34 +0000 Associated Press 16058 at http://wmot.org Gay Rights Controversy Hits UT-Knoxville http://wmot.org/post/gay-rights-controversy-hits-ut-knoxville <p></p><p>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two administrators at the University of Tennessee say they can’t support health insurance benefits for same-sex partners of UT employees.</p><p>According to The Knoxville News Sentinel, a letter from university Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington was read to a UT Faculty Senate meeting yesterday. In it, Cheek and Arrington stated that offering benefits to unmarried gay partners would violate state statute.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:27:37 +0000 Associated Press 16057 at http://wmot.org