Wafflez Factory offers customizable waffles at student discounts

By Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Bria Nicholson, Chattanooga senior, asked herself, “Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was a waffle café somewhere?” A few weeks later, herself and family decided they were going to open up a new restaurant. At Wafflez Factory, 301 MLK Blvd., customization is key, and the menu caters to all taste palettes […]

Students double as bluegrass musician

By Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn. – Bluegrass music and Tennessee are like peanut butter and jelly; they just go together. A few of UTC’s very own students also thought the same thing when they started up a band called Mountain Cove. Started in 2008 at Signal Mountain High School, Cody Harvey, Chattanooga senior, and some […]

EDGE kicks off Sustainability Week

By Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn. — EDGE (Ecological Decisions for a Global Environment), UTC’s environmental awareness student organization, is hosting their annual Sustainability Festival Oct. 27-31 to promote recycling and other practices that are considered sustainable. “We basically try and educate people about different ways to be sustainable in their lives on and off campus […]

Fourth floor of downtown library features high-tech, hands-on lab

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Amber Lantham, Chattanooga, Tenn., — If you are looking for any type of book, a mystery novel, an encyclopedia, or a memoir, chances are you will find one at your local public library. However, in Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Public Library offers so much more than books. The fourth floor of the Chattanooga Public Library doubles […]

Want to meet a ghost?

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Sarah Cooksey, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Chattanooga Ghost Tours will scare off your socks. Starting at 7:30 p.m. each night, the original walking ghost tour is one-and-a-half hours long for $15.95. Groups walk one mile around downtown with a guide, while hearing stories of the ghosts in Chattanooga. The extended ghost tour is twoand-a-half hours at […]

‘Destiny’ latest release from makers of ‘Halo’

Spencer Lane, Chattanooga, Tenn., — So far, 2014 has been a great year for video games both for the old generation of consoles and the new. Games like “Dark Souls II” and “Titanfall” dominated the early part of the year, despite complete contrast in styles, with “Dark Souls II” being a big role playing game […]

Patten Performances features world-renowned Rioult Dance company on campus

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Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Patten Performance series is bringing RIOULT Dance NY to the stage Oct. 14. Bob Boyer, director of Patten Performances, described it as “A very lyrical contemporary dance,” as opposed to “ballet or ballet technique.” “We try to balance all three of these genres as we book, just like we […]

Camp Chair Cinema features movies under the stars in Renaissance Park

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Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Camp Chair Cinema features outdoor documentaries in Renaissance Park. The next event is Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. It is a free event that is open to the public, produced by Outdoor Chattanooga in collaboration with Lookout Wild Film Festival and River Rocks. There will be a screening of […]

Wild Art: students enjoy the Chamberlain Pavilion


Southside expands with Jump Park and Southside Social

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The Southside Social is under construction next to the Jump Park across from Finley Stadium.

Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn. —After waiting five years, developer John Wise said he’s “all in” on the Southside. Formerly a warehouse, Southside Social will open in December and feature a bowling alley and swimming pool. It also will have two stages, one for acoustic music and one for larger bands. Wise said he wants to […]