Newsletter            Thursday, October 23, 2014    Volume 3, Issue 10



Homecoming Information Has Been Moved

All Homecoming information that was posted in the "Homecoming 2014 Special Edition," has been moved to the Homecoming 2014 webpage. Click here to view.

Artist Shout Out

Kendall Fowler

The Hub wants to give a huge thank you and shout out to our graphic designer for all the artwork she has designed for this week’s (and every other weeks’) issue.

Kendall Fowler is a 21 year-old senior graphic design major.

“I was excited to create these graphics, because Halloween is my favorite holiday. Tim Burton inspires a lot of my work. “

Her goals as an artist are:

  • Creative Director at a fashion magazine
  • Claymation movies like “James and the Giant Peach” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

Thank you, Kendall, for all the hard work you do for The Hub!

SAC Halloween Events

Humans vs. Zombies - A Campus Wide Game of Tag

  • October 26th – 30th
  • Informative Meetings – October 26th and 27th at 6:00 p.m. in Watkins Auditorium

Pumpkin Carving and Costume Contest 

  • Thursday, October 30th in UC Skyhawk Dinning Hall
  • Carving from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Costume Contest at 6:00 p.m. 

PRISM's Halloween Events

PRISM will be sponsoring three events during Halloween week this year.

 Dangers of the Paranormal: Demonology Seminar

  • ​​October 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in University Center Room 229.

 6th Annual Ghost Walk

  • Wednesday, October 29th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Event is free of charge

6th Annual Ghost Hunt

  • Thursday, October 30th from 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

PRISM wants to know if you can handle being on lockdown in one of West Tennessee’s most haunted buildings. There is a limited number of spots for this event, so if you are interested in exploring our state’s supernatural, then hurry to be apart of the experience. Tickets are for sale at $10.00 a piece.

PRISM does recommend that for individuals with heart problems, women who are pregnant, or children under the age of 11 should not participate. For more information, visit PRISM’s website at at click on the tab “Halloween Events.”

 PRISM (The Paranormal Research and Investigation Society) is an RSO whose group focus is to explore the field of paranormal happens using scientific and academic research. Members learn about paranormal and psychic investigation techniques.

“Spooktacular" Drag Show

UT Martin Allies will be hosting one of their semi-annual drag shows on Halloween Night, Friday, October 31st at 6:00 p.m. in the UC Ballroom. Tickets are $5 at the door.  This event will be featuring out of town professional Kings and Queens.  For more information on the event, check out their Facebook page at or contact their organization’s president, Brandi-Lee Beavers at 

Local Haunted Houses

If you’re looking for a fun night of scare, then below is a list of Haunted Houses, Mazes, and Festivals going on in West Tennessee. Whether you’re from the Martin area, Memphis, Jackson, or out towards to the Tennessee River, there are plenty of spookatular festivities within reasonable driving distance.

Fear Factory  - Union City, TN  (Obion County)

  • 1st and Main St. (Downtown Union City)
  • (731) 885 – 9293
  • Admission is $12.00

Darkness Falls – Trail of Terror – Troy, TN  (Obion County)

  • 2545 Marvin Vaught Rd.
  • Troy, TN 38260
  • (731) 538 - 3475

Medina Haunted Farm – Medina, TN   (Gibson County)

  • Cumberland St.
  • Medina, TN 38355
  • (731) 562 - 7508

Terror in the Woods 2014 – Paris, TN  (Henry County)

  • 5600 Old Paris Murray Rd.
  • Paris, TN 38242
  • (731) 363 – 1233
  • E-mail:

Derailed Haunted House – Ramer, TN  (McNairy County)

  • 4385 Highway 57 West
  • Ramer, TN
  • (731) 610 - 7969

Purdy Haunted Mansion – Bethel Springs, TN  (McNairy County)

  • 597 Purdy Beauty Hill Rd.
  • Bethel Springs, TN
  • (731) 610 - 6255

The Mid-South Maze – Corn Maze – Memphis, TN  (Shelby County)

  • 7777 Walnut Grove Rd.
  • Memphis, TN
  • (901) 870 - 6338

Spooky Nights – Memphis, TN  (Shelby County)

  • 500 N. Pine Lake Dr.
  • Memphis, TN
  • (901) 767 - 7275

"Igniting Innovation"

On Saturday, November 1st at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Life Center The McWherter Innovators (a UT Martin RSO) is hosting a night of inspiration for the university.

“There is a wealth of potential at the university, and we want to spark that potential in a way that positively impacts our town, or community, and our society.”

The event will have 3 speakers who have shown success in the art of business and entrepreneurial endeavors. Admission is free and open to the public. Come, hear, and learn the knowledge of wise businessmen. 

Etiquette Dinner and Fashion Show Hosted by PRSSA and TISL

Etiquette Dinner and Fashion Show 

  •  Monday, November 10th
  • University Center Ballroom
  • RSVP – Sam Ray at RSVPs must be submitted no later than Thursday, November 6th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m..
  • Tickets: $25.00 per student/Tickets will not be sold at the door
  • This event is a joint effort of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) registered student organizations (RSOs).

The Etiquette Dinner consists of a four-course meal provided by Sodexo (both meat and vegetarian options available). The dinner will begin with an etiquette lesson provided by Dr. Teresa Collard. Throughout the course of the meal, members of  TISL will be showcasing a fashion show, displaying types of business wear, interview attire, and what qualifies as “business casual” wear.

For more information, please contact PRSSA’s Vice President Toshya Leonard at