Local business employers tap into student interests

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Employers from CMC Publications, H & R Block, See Rock City, Inc. and other various businesses in the community came to the university to speak with UTC students about part-time job opportunities. The part-time job fair took place in the UC Chattanooga Room August 26 from 1-4 p.m. Many employers had applications on hand for […]

CAB features movie nights on the lawn

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Three students watch “The Amazing Spiderman 2” in the UC at a rained out movie night on the lawn.

Amber Wilson Pack your blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic this Thursday, Sept. 4 for Movie Night on the Lawn. The movie starts at 8 p.m. at Chamberlain Pavilion. Students will learn the true meaning behind the phrase, “Love thy neighbor” in the feature presentation of “Neighbors,” starring Zac Efron and Seth Rogan. During her […]

Life after studying abroad: a note on re-acclimating, re-learning

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Abigail’s intensive course for the German language included two students from France, one from Bolivia, two from China, three Americans and one Italian.

Abigail Wetmore, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Now I am back in the states as a full-time student with a part-time job and I am actually driving my car again, it is finally hitting me: I am definitely not in Germany anymore.   It is amazing to notice how different the two countries are. The contrast is, […]

Critic’s Corner: Mick Jenkins’ “The Water”

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(Note: Scroll to the bottom to listen to samples from the album.) Spencer Lane, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Chicago-based rapper Mick Jenkins has proven his status as an up-and-coming rap star with the recent release of his sophomore mixtape, “The Water” (2014). The mixtape starts with the track “Shipwrecked.” It has an ambient introduction, setting the […]

Critics Corner: Guardians Worth the Attention

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After hearing Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” starring Chris Pratt, had the highest August opening ever, I was skeptical of the praise it had been receiving. Critics were giving praise to the movie and my friends, both in person and online, were asking me to see it. When I saw the trailers for the film, […]

Grocery Bar is more than a grocery store

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By Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — There are those who prefer the experience of dining out to enjoy quality food prepared by a professional and then there those who think there is nothing better than a home cooked meal, prepared at leisure. The Grocery Bar, which had its grand opening on July 25, has blended the […]

CAB hosts football watch party

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By Amber Willson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — As Welcome Week comes to a close, students can relax and have fun while cheering on the football team against Central Michigan on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tennessee Room in the UC. Austin Arias, Assistant Dean of Students, said in honor of the first football […]

Local businesses offer student discounts


You just paid for tuition, housing, books, a parking pass and gas to get to town. And now you are looking at your bank account and crying. You want to have fun, but you know you have to empty your bank account again next semester. Dry your tears and know there is hope. Your Mocs […]

Tips to deal with your new roommates

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The building off McCallie Avenue was
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By Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., —The end of summer break means the end of lounging on your parents’ sofas while keeping up with the Kardashians. It also means many students are moving into housing, getting ready for classes and dealing with new roommates. From cleanliness to competing for the bathroom, sharing a living space can […]

Life after studying abroad

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By Abigail Wetmore, Chattanooga, Tenn. — I recently returned from a semester of studying abroad in Germany. When I say recently, I mean almost walking off the plane, onto campus and into class. It may have been a little last minute now that I think about it, but very worth it for that last bit […]