Q&A: “Unseen” CEO explains anonymous app

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By Madison Baldwin — Chattanooga, Tenn. Unseen, the new anonymous photo sharing app is specially designed for use on college campuses. Unseen went live at UTC in September and has seen rapid growth despite having been available for a short time. The app is available for free download on Andriod and iOS devices. The Echo […]

Students search for opinions about registration

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By Meghan Smith, Chattanooga, Tenn. —  With UTC class enrollment beginning Oct. 22, many students are turning to ratemyprofessor.com to help plan their version of a perfect schedule. Rate my professor is an online database which provides faculty with ratings based off of helpfulness, clarity, and easiness in addition to personal student comments. This website […]

University works to continue crime decrease

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By Jessie Rigney, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Recent reports show that crime has drastically decreased over the past few years on UTC’s campus, thanks to the collaboration of UTC Police and the Chattanooga Police Department. Even though reports of burglary and sex offenses have slightly increased, crime statistics at UTC have been steadily dropping since 2011, […]

Mobile Market provides healthier food options on campus

By Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Mobile Market, a company that caters to food deserts, is stopping on campus this semester to give students the option to buy healthy food at market prices. A food desert is defined as, “a geographic area where affordable and nutritious food is difficult to obtain, particularly for those […]

Provost finishes Ironman race

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Triathletes from all over came to Chattanooga the weekend of Sept. 28 for the Ironman Race, but one athlete in particular did not have to travel far from home to achieve great distances. UTC Provost Jerald Ainsworth was a first time Ironman finisher this past race day. An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series […]

Groundwork laid for Strategic Plan

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Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — With the help of faculty, staff, students and community leaders, the University has begun work on a five-year strategic plan to lay out priorities for the near future. The institutional guide is being developed by the University’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee. So far, the steering committee has met with a […]

Students answer Causeway Challenge, unite Chattanooga

Jessie Rigney, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Two UTC students were among those who won grants from the recent Causeway Challenge competition. The Causeway Challenge is a citywide contest that allowed creative students a chance to publicize their ideas with the goal of connecting Chattanooga’s several diverse communities. Mae Stuart, a Chattanooga freshman, and Ella Sanders, a […]

Campus Crime Log

Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Oct. 2 14-1312 Police responded to an elevator entrapment in the fifth street parking garage. Upon arrival, officers found two students that were stuck between the second and third floor. Police contacted the elevator contractor who arrived shortly after and got both parties out safely. 14-1313 Police responded to a […]

Hollywood’s Greatest War WWI discussion

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The UTC Departments of English, History and the Humanities program are partnering to bring greater awareness of World War I beginning with a lecture by Dr. Pearl James on “Hollywood’s Great War.” Dr. James is the associate professor of English at the University of Kentucky where she serves as the director of undergraduate studies. James […]

Take Back the Night

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Leah Kiernozek, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The UTC Women’s Center is sponsoring Take Back the Night on Oct. 15 as  part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month’s effort to help shatter the silence and take a stand against sexual violence . An event that started in the 1960s, Take Back the Night (TBTN) is internationally recognized as a visible […]