Nightfall concert series begins with summer

Contributed photo by Jonathan Susman

Caroline Maloy, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The 25th anniversary of the Nightfall summer concert series will start every Friday from May 3 until August 30. The free, outdoor concert series will be at the River City Stage in Miller Plaza, at the corner of Market Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard. “This is probably our best […]

Senior thesis art exhibitions displayed at the Cress Art Gallery


Sarah Cooksey, Chattanooga, Tenn. — They say the end is just the beginning. For the seniors of the bachelor of fine arts program, the senior thesis exhibition is the end goal for their college career. However, this final project is just the beginning of their careers ahead of them. Some will go onto graduate school, […]

Local business pedals a party around Chattanooga’s restaurants

Contributed photo by Pints and Pedals

Eleanor Angel, Chattanooga, Tenn. –Pints and Pedals is a 15-seater bike, also known as a “party on wheels,” that travels all around Downtown or Southside for an evening of fun. The echo friendly bike is completely powered by humans. “The driver steers and breaks and the fifteen people on the bike pedal,” Sidney Beal, Marketing […]

Perspective from abroad

Contributed photo by Abigail Wetmore

Abigail Wetmore, Chattanooga, Tenn. –The first week of official summer classes was not too overwhelming, however that might be because half the classes I signed up for do not start until this coming week. So far it has only been oodles of reading. I am taking a couple of philosophy classes, one literature class and […]

Signal Mountain hosts “Mountain Opry”

Joakim Roth, Chattanooga, Tenn. — You can either keep on the sunny side or go down to the river to pray. Appalachian tunes and hymns straight from “O Brother Where Art Thou” can be heard high up on Signal Mountain at the Mountain Opry on Friday nights. Chattanooga mountain music on Signal Mountain encapsulates old-time bluegrass songs, […]

Critic’s Corner

Spencer Lane, Chattanooga, Tenn. —   For the final critic’s corner of the school year, I want to review an album I discovered about a year and a half ago and has held my attention ever since. King Crimson’s debut album “In the Court of the Crimson King” is considered by many to be the first great […]

Critics Corner: UTC Dining

Sarah Cooksey, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Though there is so much to love about UTC, sometimes the tweet “#GoMocs” does not fully exemplify the adoration I have for this school. Today we will discourse my ever favorite subject of UTC Dining. Food. I love it, you love it. We need it to survive. It is a […]

Evereman project spreads pieces of art all over the city

Sarah Cooksey, Chattanooga, Tenn. — On April at 18 at 6 p.m. Jay Wiggins will host a presentation about his Everman project at the Farmer’s Daughter Café. On April 19, the presentation will be put to work. From noon to 4 p.m., the Artifact Art Gallery will host a production party to create art for […]

“Mocs Card lady” brightens campus

Connor Stephens, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Meet Ms. Matcliff- again. Whether you recognize her name or not, all UTC students have met the “Mocs card” lady. Kathleen Matcliff works in the Mocs I. D. Office on the first floor of the University Center. Because a Mocs card is a necessity, everyone meets her. Matcliff is one […]

Chattanooga welcomes springtime

Julia Martin, Chattanooga, Tenn. — It is official, spring has sprung! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, the temperatures are rising and students are itching to get outside. With Chattanooga being named best outdoor city in 2012 by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, there is more than enough to do to get out in […]