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Re: “Environmental Groups: TVA Should Should Not Use Wells Until Full Investigation

You can read the letter from SELC, including the independent geologist's report, as well as the full Remedial Investigation Plan at https://www.sierraclub.org/tennessee/blog/…

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Posted by Scott Banbury on 10/25/2017 at 1:50 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

William S. Paley,

This isn't a Memphis issue. [3] Anyone blaming the city, or it's people, for this is beyond ignorant.

You do know that Aquinas College in Nashville fired 90% of it's staff this year in a downsizing right? [1] Or that this happen in Omaha, Nebraska this month as well? [2]

This is due to mismanagement by a private board. It has NOTHING to due with our city.

You are the loser. Move to Nashville. Get stuck in a real estate bubble.

Just stop using your "codes" here. We aren't stupid. We know what you mean.

[1] - https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/03/13/aquinas-college-plans-shrink-and-focus-training-teachers
[2] - https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/10/04/grace-university-close-end-academic-year-after-enrollment-struggles
[3] - https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/09/28/moodys-predicts-college-closures-triple-2017

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Posted by tinduckisback on 10/25/2017 at 9:57 AM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

There is no reason for this. I don't trust these Conservancys. Next thing you know, the Academy will be someone's home with Overton Park for their front yard. Give the Art School all those tax grants that you give new businesses, and leave it alone. Just tell the public how to get to its elevator, downstairs.

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Posted by Karen E. Francis on 10/25/2017 at 8:51 AM

Re: “#25 Memphis 42, Houston 38

One word...EPIC!

Posted by hsvtiger1 on 10/25/2017 at 7:02 AM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

what do you expect? Typical Memphis...and Memphians wonder why Nashville, is laughing at us...MCA was a train wreck...Bad real estate purchases, Questionable debt, Slowly laying off Top tier teachers..High COSTS to Attend...followed by shrinking enrollment...and this is what you end up with...The President and the MCA Board deserve a big FAT 'F' for failure..Welcome to LOSERVILLE.

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Posted by William S. Paley on 10/25/2017 at 5:26 AM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

Yet another nail in our fair city's coffin. (sigh)

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Posted by Laura Salovitch on 10/25/2017 at 2:49 AM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

Yet another nail in our fair city's coffin. (Sigh.)

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Posted by Laura Salovitch on 10/25/2017 at 2:47 AM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

I grew up in Memphis and took classes in cermaics, drawing and pastels at the "Saturday School" at The Memphis Art Academy from 1964- 1968. It was such a great experience and helped prepare me for college. I left Memphis and went to Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. I have very fond memories.

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Posted by Mary Parker Ballou on 10/24/2017 at 10:14 PM

Re: “Chris Phillips benefit

Michael thank you for sharing the news about #ChrisCrosswalk Benefit and joining us last night. Friends and Family of Christopher Phillips really appreciate the support.

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Posted by laurihailephillips on 10/24/2017 at 9:56 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

Breaks my heart....is there nothing that can be done ?

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Posted by Cornelia Elizabeth Balton on 10/24/2017 at 9:14 PM

Re: “A Frayser Apartment Complex is Getting a $6M Facelift

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Posted by Alfred on 10/24/2017 at 9:09 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

This cant be real!
Memphis College of Art.

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Posted by Hurt Juanita Rivers on 10/24/2017 at 7:56 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

This is Bull#*it. WTF. I spent 5 years of my young adulthood in this place which changed my world. I found my calling as many others did over 81 years. It was once called Memphis Academy of Fine Art when I graduated in 1980. They didn't just let anyone attend or even graduate if they felt your caliber of potential talent/s or if one's heart was not in it. This institution produced some of the best, cream of the crop, artists of all mediums from all over the world, who helped change the course of the art world as we know it today. This closure is insulting to all the alumni and passionate instructors over the years. In my day, as a student, this was not a mere technical school to teach someone how to draw or paint but more "How To See". An academy of concept, thought and in some cases, a movement. Anyone that attended and who was lucky enough to graduate were and are considered family. What the heck happened? In my opinion, once the "fine arts" and it's esthetic curriculum was taken out of the mission statement, it compromised the integrity of this institution, which today, reflects its demise. I am saddened to know that inspiring future artists will not have the opportunity to find their calling as I did, along with my colleagues, many of whom are world renowned, award winning artists, still working today.

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Posted by Mark Jackson on 10/24/2017 at 7:01 PM

Re: “Former Love In Action Leader Marries His Same-Sex Partner

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Posted by Quinn Lincoln on 10/24/2017 at 6:29 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

I was a student at MCA a couple of decades ago, and I'm glad to have had the privilege. With the state of world affairs in general, I wonder if there are any other art schools in the U.S. facing imminent closure or are heading into bankruptcy? Declining enrollment, real estate debt, and lack of plans for long-term financial sustainability can doom any organization. Is this the start of a domino effect?

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Posted by Tony Parker on 10/24/2017 at 5:22 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

Very, very sad...just sad...

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Posted by Cheryl Anderson on 10/24/2017 at 5:16 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

@memphistigers

This does seem to be a land grab.

This is progressing too quickly not to be well planned.

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Posted by FUNKbrs on 10/24/2017 at 4:37 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

So, we're going all oit of our way to get Amazon here but we can't even hold on to a piece of Memphis history? What a joke.

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Posted by Kim Flipping on 10/24/2017 at 4:09 PM

Re: “A Frayser Apartment Complex is Getting a $6M Facelift

Thanks, Maya, for highlighting the Frayser neighborhood and the fabulous partnership that NPI is so proud to be a small part of. I hope your readers will agree that this is the best looking vacant apartment building in Memphis! And it won't be that long before our partners will turn it into quality, affordable housing that all Memphians, especially families associated with MLK Prep and Frayser Elementary can be proud of.

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Posted by Steve Barlow on 10/24/2017 at 2:58 PM

Re: “Memphis College of Art to Close

M E M P H I S .... is the problem. Always has been and always will be. A one horse town with too much poverty and ignorance.

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Posted by Cathi Thomas on 10/24/2017 at 2:40 PM

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