Check facts before posting on social media

By Leah Kiernozek, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The next time you walk across UTC’s campus, pay attention to the amount of students with their faces buried in their cell phones. There’s a pretty good chance that most, if not all, of those students are refreshing newsfeeds and timelines to check for updates on retweets, favorites, likes, […]

Commentary: NBA can get a fresh start this season

By Zack Kirby, Chattanooga, Tenn.,– As a lover of basketball, I cannot believe that the 2014-2015 NBA season is about to be underway. I will admit that I have not watched much of the preseason, but in all honesty I never did. The NBA is coming off a whirlwind of a year entering this season, with […]

Students should vote to let their voices be heard

voting photo

Editorial – Well students, we know you have heard this phrase since your eighteenth birthday, but here in Tennessee, now is the time to let your voice be heard – go vote. In the last presidential election, almost half of the 18-29-year-olds cast a vote, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning […]

Students can take advantage of alternative transportation

Editorial – Each year, students spend thousands of dollars to park and drive to campus. The University estimates students will spend $1,670 for transportation during the 2014-2015 school year. This includes the fees for parking, gas and transportation fee itself. The age-old problem is many students pay for a parking spot they might not even […]

Student commends UTC on uniting students, creating positive campus culture

By Allen Chesney, Chattanooga, Tenn. –  I am 63 years old and retired from my longtime job in Chattanooga. But I’ve spent quite a bit of time on the UTC campus this fall, and it’s been a remarkable experience. My wife, Betsy, is taking a third-year French class at 1 p.m.three days a week, and […]

Students don’t need to worry about Ebola threat

By Sarah Grace Battles, Chattanooga, Tenn. – After officials on Oct. 15 stated that another case of Ebola had been contracted in the U.S., my head got fuzzy and my adrenaline sped up. One would think that we have the medical care and practices in order to prevent this from spreading within our country, but as it has appeared, […]

Facing the issues cartoon

Cartoon by Sara Moroni

the gravity and
importance of
various issues
Americans face,
we as a nation
need to wake up
from our apathetic
tendencies and
face these issues
head on.

Fall season brings new activities for students

Kaylene Chadwell, Chattanooga, Tenn. — It’s that time of year again: vibrant-colored leaves and pumpkin flavored everything. It’s fall! Finally, we can step outside without automatically starting to sweat profusely. We can walk to class without feeling like we just finished a solid workout at the ARC. We can actually enjoy being outside for longer than […]

Business leader advises women not to ask for pay raise

Emily Bostic, Chattanooga, Tenn. — MicrosoftCorp CEO Satya Nadella let his true colors shine when he advised women not to ask for a pay raise to generate positive karma, implying the gender pay gap is either an illusion or happens because men work harder than women and are therefore rewarded in increased pay. Today, women in […]

Modern feminism and masculinity use similar logic

Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Emma Watson gave a speech in front of the United Nations about feminism Sept. 20 appealing to men, claiming that sexism was an inherent problem for all sexes and that men should be moved to stand up for women in the fight for equality. While I could call out the […]