New Cardiac Hill met with mixed reactions

Photo by Megan Ferguson
Even though the rebuilding of Cardiac Hill was met with some criticism, students frequently use it to get around on campus.

By Joakim Roth, Chattanooga, TN–With the recent improvement of Cardiac Hill, some students have now found an easier accessible path to commute to classes. However, the new Cardiac Hill has received mixed responses from the student body. While students are generally grateful for having their main route of getting to and from classes back, other […]

Wild Art: Construction Maze

Photo by Mary Gower
University gains a maze: A  University student walks through the extended passage to make it to class. Students that walk by can see the construction of stairs on the hill.

Campus Comments: How is the construction on Cardiac Hill affecting your daily routine?

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UPDATED: Student to file charges against UT, UTC administrators regarding Cardiac Hill construction

By Hannah Lazar, Chattanooga, TN—A student who claims the construction plans for Cardiac Hill are an “imminent danger” to students plans to file criminal charges against University and system administrators. Frank DePinto, a Chattanooga junior, sent administrators a document with proposed charges of reckless endangerment against Janet Spraker, UTC director of engineering services, and Robbi […]

Students, guides adjust to campus construction


By Erin Myers, Chattanooga, TN- Students attending class and visiting campus have seen major changes UTC is undergoing. “Project managers expect the library to be completed by Fall 2013 and the new Cardiac to be completed by Spring 2013,” Robert Fisher, student body treasurer, said. “However, those dates are tentative, and unforeseen circumstances could alter […]

Student speaks out against plan for new steps on Cardiac Hill

Taking the stairs

By Aaron Wells–Chattanooga, TN A University student concerned about the Cardiac Hill construction addressed SGA members at Tuesday’s meeting. Student Frank DePinto, a Chattanooga junior, expressed his concern over the addition of stairs on Cardiac Hill. DePinto, a physics major who also has a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture and a master’s in physical geography […]

Construction causes power outage

Keeping students fed

By Gabrielle Chevalier Chattanooga, TN (UTC/The Echo) – Construction workers revamping Cardiac Hill caused a campus-wide power outage Sunday, which left the Guerry Center and Crossroads Dining without power until Tuesday evening. Chuck Cantrell, associate vice chancellor for University relations, said the outage lasted across campus for approximately five hours before power was restored to some […]