Letters to the editor(Photo: Gannett)
Being a Vol more than winning games
What does it mean to be a Vol fan? I’ve long asked myself this question. And perhaps in the aftermath of Florida’s latest victory the picture begins to become clear.
We live in a society that appears to be fragmenting every day. People would have you believe that every day that passes, everyone becomes more and more self-obsessed. Perhaps the word “millennial” has no clearer definition than just that.
I implore you to do me a favor. Take stock of what life looked like last Saturday during the game. I can only hope that you were like me and self-obsession was at an all-time low.
The more I ponder the subject, I think maybe that’s what it really means to be a Vol fan. Maybe it’s not about wins and losses but rather the texts and calls.
I live alone in New York City. And while I’m not lonely frequently, there’s a certain