Lupton Library offers learning workshops this fall

Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Lupton Library is set to host a variety of workshops to better student knowledge of computers. “What we do when we develop workshops is really think about the skills  students need to develop over the course and time here at UTC,” said Nicole Tekulve, the team lead and librarian for […]

PARK(ing) Day transforms metered parking spots into public parks

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Amber Latham, Knoxville, Tenn. – Chattanooga will celebrate its seventh PARK(ing) Day this Friday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Being in a college town, it is good to have fun, free events,” said Lauren Beck, a sophomore  from Columbia, Tenn. PARK(ing) Day is not exclusive to Chattanooga. The event takes place all over […]

Clyde’s on Main restraunt opens on the southside

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Restaurant and bar, Clyde’s on Main, recently opened on the Southside.

Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — If there is anything UTC students love more than food, nobody has found it yet. That fact has made Mike and Taylor Monen, local business owners of student favorites including Community Pie and Taco Mamacita, two very popular people in Chattanooga. Building on that popularity, the Monens have opened a […]

Enrollment stagnates midst U.S. decline

Ciara McCall, Chattanooga, Tenn., —UTC has seen a flatline in enrollment over the past two years and is looking for ways to increase enrollment. Nationally, college enrollment fell for the second year in a row, according to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse. Yancy Freeman, assistant provost for enrollment services, said the national decrease […]

Wilderness Outdoor Theater in North Georgia offers drive-in movie experience

Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Wilderness Outdoor Movie Theater brings the classic drive-in movie theater experience to the Chattanooga area. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the theater opens its gates at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $7, but debit and credit cards are not accepted. The theater has two screens. The cost covers both movies […]

Critics Corner: “Five Nights at Freddy’s”

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In “Five Nights at Freddy’s,” Mike Schmidt tries to stay safe from the animatronic characters.

Spencer Lane, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Although horror gaming seems to have fallen off in the last few years, “Five Nights at Freddy’s” is starting its comeback. A lack of new ideas and truly terrifying concepts made the perception of horror games very far from what it was in their heyday of the mid-to-late ‘90s. Popular […]

Center Park presents Saturday movie nights

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Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn., – River City Company will show free movies for all ages at Center Park, 728 Market St., for the last three Saturdays in September.“Enjoying a free movie underneath the stars with friends, family and other Chattanoogans is a great way to spend a Saturday night downtown,” Paige Southard, program manager for […]

ARC gears up for the fall semester

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The ARC hosts many group fitness classes.

Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The ARC offers several activities from swimming and hitting the weights to providing outdoor sports equipment for students, faculty, staff and alumni. The campus recreational center has an indoor pool, a weight room, multiple studio rooms, two rock climbing sections, a basketball court and an indoor track. In these facilities […]

Students sold on local products, free music at Chattanooga Market

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Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn. —The Chattanooga Market is a local icon, becoming a tradition among residents new and old. “It’s become a Sunday tradition for many families,” said Melissa Siragusa, the head of the marketing and media relations division of the Chattanooga Market. “Where else can you go to listen to two free concerts, park […]

Mountaineer Folk Festival at Fall Creek Falls

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The 36th annual Mountaineer Folk Festival at Fall Creek Falls State Park commemorates a simpler time. The weekend starts the night of Sept. 5 and continues throughout the weekend to end on Sept. 7. The weekend consists of square dancing, music, crafts, food as well as storytelling. Vendors will sell and demonstrate folk art, bath […]