• Race should not divide Super Bowl viewers

    By John Mitchell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — With the Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos being just days away, I found myself in a pretty heated argument with some close friends over who I thought would win. My affinity for Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning led me to choose Denver without much thought, but my […]

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  • Racism drives citizens away from homes

    Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, Tenn. — “Ouch. When even your gentrification is racist.” — reply to a friend who sent me a study the Atlantic published — “Gentrification through the eyes of a Yelp reviewer.” In the study, they examined two Brooklyn neighborhoods undergoing gentrification (n. — a trend in urban neighborhoods, resulting in increased property values, and displacement of lower-income families and small […]

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  • New year, new realistic goals

    By Lily Sanchez, Chattanooga, Tenn., I wake up on the first of January and courageously pull out my freshly bought planner and crack it open, the smell of new paper filling my nose as I begin to fill out plans for my first week of the new year. Three days in, I fall short, which […]

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  • Four reasons being informed is necessary

    By Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn.— Over the past few weeks as I’ve become more entangled with the drama that UTC has so gracefully become cultivating grounds for, I’ve realized even more how important the news actually is and how exciting it can be. I’ve also come to realize how absolutely and excruciatingly frustrating it is […]

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