Editorial: Gender bias in politics

As the election progresses and we have a real possibility of electing the first female president in the United Sates, we at the Echo thought it would be interesting to discuss the differences between men and women when running for office. Most of us believe that there is a big difference in the way females […]

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  • Editorial: UTC/Student Relations

    By John Mitchell Today’s world makes it hard to have a majority of people agree on any topic, but we at the Echo believe the University is doing an O.K. job in terms of student relations. First, and most important,  we feel like students should be confident that their ideas and concerns can be heard […]

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    Protests spark controversy

    By Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn.-   Over three years have passed since teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. Since then, an epidemic of situations where police shoot and kill African American men, whether armed or unarmed, has plagued the nation. Riots and peaceful protests against these killings […]

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  • Kesha’s case highlights bigger issue

    By Editorial, Chattanooga, Tenn., — If you’ve glanced at any social media site in the past few weeks, you have probably seen something about #FreeKesha in the endless stream of posts. We at the Echo find it incredibly unfair and disturbing that Sony would want Kesha to continue to work for her abuser. This issue […]

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  • Editorial: Presidential Debates

    For many UTC students, this November will be our first opportunity to participate in a presidential election, and at The Echo, we believe it is important to be an informed voter. Last Monday, Sept. 26 was the first presidential debate of this election cycle, an opportunity for voters to see the candidates side by side. […]

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    Hillary Clinton’s health

    By Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn.- After footage of Hillary Clinton nearly collapsing after a 9/11 memorial service spread like wildfire though the media, there have been raised questions concerning her health and personal privacy. The Clinton campaign attributed the incident to dehydration and overheating at the event. Later that day, they stated it was because […]

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    A Shot in the Dark: Faculty Allowed to Carry

    Chattanooga, Tenn.– Full-time employees of public universities and colleges are now able to carry handguns on campus in Tennessee. The employees who wish to carry must notify law enforcement and possess a valid conceal carry permit. Handguns are not permitted in stadiums, gymnasiums, or in meetings for discussing disciplinary or tenure issues. Opponents of the […]

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  • State debunks the value of diversity

    Editorial, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Last week, the state we call home divulged its twisted, prejudiced face, in the form of legislation. Last week, we at the Echo learned that the state we trusted to harbor our higher education used its power to denounce the value of diversity and inclusion on college campuses. We learned that […]

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