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    Geology students heighten their summer education in the Pyrenees Mountains

    By Hayley Spire, Chattanooga, Tenn.— The students of a course jointly taught by professors from UTC and the University of Columbia Missouri spent two and half weeks this summer studying geology in northern Spain. “[The trip] was nothing short of spectacular,” said Dr. Jonathan Mies, a professor of geology, biology and environmental science. The focus of […]

  • New faculty start year with big hopes
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    New faculty start year with big hopes

    By Isabella Patta, Chattanooga, Tenn. — As students begin to look away from their printed class schedules, they might notice some new faces roaming around the University. The School of Education hired Dr. Renee Murley as its new director, while the communications department welcomed Dr. Jack Zibluk as the new department head in August and Craig Davis filled the […]

  • Website brings recovering addicts together with sober roommates
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    Website brings recovering addicts together with sober roommates

    By Jordan Renfroe, Chattanooga, Tenn. — College students who are recovering drug or alcohol abusers have been rewarded for their perseverance with an internet safe haven that is allowing them to match up with students along a similar path. Addiction therapist Jesse Sandler created the website, MySoberRoommate.com, to accommodate sober students living on or off campus […]

  • New faculty start year with big hopes

    By Isabella Patta, Chattanooga, Tenn. — As students begin to look away from their printed class schedules, they might notice some new faces roaming around the University. The School of Education hired Dr. Renee Murley as its new director, while the communications department welcomed Dr. Jack Zibluk as the new department head in August and Craig Davis filled the […]

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  • SGA Minutes 8/23

    Compiled by Carson Cook, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The meeting began with guests speakers Marc Holcomb, career specialist at the UTC Career and Student Employment Center, who was soliciting volunteers for fall career days, and Emelia Dunston, the new Associate Dean of Students. Dunston along with Treasurer Jay Nguyen discussed changes to the Student Programming Allocation Committee […]

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  • SGA looks ahead after spring semester chaos

    By Carson Cook, Chattanooga, Tenn. — As the Student Government Association (SGA) held its first session of the fall semester, leaders acknowledged the mistakes of last year and discussed ways to improve morale, communication and accountability. “I think it’s going to be a really good year,” said Vice President Mikayla Long during her executive report. “I […]

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  • Honors College Articulation Agreement to help minimize impact of Tennessee Promise

    By Taylor Starkey, Chattanooga, Tenn. — With the hopes of creating a pathway between the state’s Tennessee Promise program and four-year institutions, UTC’s Honors College recently finalized an honors articulation agreement with Chattanooga State Community College (CSCC) and several other community colleges in the area. This agreement will allow eligible students transferring from CSCC’s Global Scholars […]

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  • Crime Log 8/30

    Compiled by Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn. — August 18 16-006329 Officers responded to a narcotics violation in Decosimo. On arrival, police noticed a marijuana odor. A resident gave police permission to search the room where police found marijuana residue. The student also gave police a grinder and a bong. The resident was sent to Student Development. 16-006331 UTC Police were dispatched […]

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