Preview: US 101 ‘Concert for a Cause’ combines music, philanthropy

By Langston Carter, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Josh Turner will be performing at Concert for a Cause Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Track 29. The concert is a part of a series that US 101 started to help benefit various charities. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and […]

Strategic plan falls short of promised community

Editorial — Chattanooga, known for its beautiful scenery and high-speed Internet, can add another accolade to its list: the city of growing inequality. According to a New York Times article written last year, 27 percent of Chattanoogans live below the poverty line, as compared with 15 percent nationally, with several of the members in that […]

Strategic Plan falls short of promised community

Editorial — Chattanooga, known for its beautiful scenery and high-speed Internet, can add another accolade to its list: the city of growing inequality. According to a New York Times article written last year, 27 percent of Chattanoogans live below the poverty line, as compared with 15 percent nationally, with several of the members in that percentage […]

Apothecary Gallery now accepting submissions

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The Apothecary Gallery accepts proposals for solo and group exhibitions as well as experimental and curatorial projects. Submissions for the Spring 2015 semester are due by Friday, January 23. Proposals submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space allows. Available show dates extend from mid-January to the end of April. Materials can be submitted electronically […]

3 state 3 mountain challenge features bike races for all levels

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To register for the race and for more information, visit http://www.chattbike.com

By Hayden Sean, Chattanooga, Tenn., — For casual and avid riders alike, registration is now open for the 28th Annual 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge. There are three routes: the Full Century, a 100-mile course, with all three mountains; the Metric Century, a 62-mile course that features Suck Creek Mountain; and the final course covers 25 miles with no mountains for those who are […]

Go underground with UTC Outdoors

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By Sara Sereownek, Chattanooga, Tenn., — UTC Outdoors is kicking off a semester of outdoor day trips by leading a caving trip on Jan. 23. “It’s an experience like no other,” said Dakota Crosslin, Franklin County sophomore and UTC outdoors staff member. “It’s getting outside your comfort zone.” Registration is open weekdays between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at UTC […]

Students capture Chattanooga, win best shot

Staff Report Four students won Capture Chattanooga’s Best Shot, earning $400 in the process. Justan Li, Mitchell George, Johnny Bailey and Jacob Cagle teamed up to tackle the theme “Light and Shadow” over the weekend of Sept. 19. “We really wanted to focus on how light and shadow appeared on camera,” George, a sophomore from […]

Chattanooga welcomes winter with ice rink

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“Ice on the Landing,” Chattanooga’s first outdoor skating rink is officially under way.

Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn. — A temporary ice rink, called “Ice on the Landing,” will debut to the public starting Nov. 28. Chattanooga Presents came up with the idea, although the rink is sponsored mainly by Volkswagen, . “I think a temporary ice rink would be very cool,” said Danielle Aggers, a sophomore from Knoxville. […]

5 reasons to never forget friends you met in college

By Emily Bostic, Chattanooga, Tenn. — As the semester winds down and everyone begins to prepare for finals week, holiday breaks and time away from UTC, life will happen, bringing some people back to Chattanooga and others in opposite directions. The beautiful thing about life is that even though time never stands still, we have a […]

UTC College of Business honors Joseph Decosimo

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Sarah Grace Battles, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Chancellor Steven Angle and Robert Dooley, Dean of the College of Business, announced the College’s Student Success Center was named in honor of Chattanooga entrepreneur Joseph F. Decosimo. “The Decosimo name is synonymous with success, integrity, and personal generosity.  It is so fitting that our student success center be […]