Moon Taxi takes a trip to Track 29

By Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Trick-or-treating is fun, until college. Not only are students left with the question of what they should do on the night of Halloween, but they are also scampering for fun things to do that are not completely juvenile. Do not be discouraged, there is a solution: Oct. 31 Moon Taxi […]

The Hauntings of Chattanooga

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Last year, Chattanoogans took advantage of a scare with a cause at Acres of Darkness benefiting the Audobon Society

By Daniel McNeely, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Looking for a good scare this Halloween? Haunted Caverns The Haunted Caverns is ranked number four on Buzzfeed’s “19 Terrifying Haunted Houses You Should Experience Before You Die,” and is top 10 in the nation. Ruby Falls explores its dark and tortured past every year around Halloween, beginning the […]

Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga raises awareness, money for family homelessness

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The Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga holds an event called Camp Out to Stamp Out Family Homelessness, which raises money from participants to curb family homelessness, as well as raising awareness of the issue. Ruth Votova, an administrative assistant at the Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga, said about what the event aims to accomplish, “It’s […]

Wafflez Factory offers customizable waffles at student discounts


By Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Bria Nicholson, Chattanooga senior, asked herself, “Wouldn’t it be amazing if there was a waffle café somewhere?” A few weeks later, she and family decided to open up a new restaurant. At Wafflez Factory, 301 MLK Blvd., customization is key, and the menu caters to all taste palettes – from chicken […]

Fourth floor of downtown library features high-tech, hands-on lab

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Amber Lantham, Chattanooga, Tenn., — If you are looking for any type of book, a mystery novel, an encyclopedia, or a memoir, chances are you will find one at your local public library. However, in Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Public Library offers so much more than books. The fourth floor of the Chattanooga Public Library doubles […]

Want to meet a ghost?

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Sarah Cooksey, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Chattanooga Ghost Tours will scare off your socks. Starting at 7:30 p.m. each night, the original walking ghost tour is one-and-a-half hours long for $15.95. Groups walk one mile around downtown with a guide, while hearing stories of the ghosts in Chattanooga. The extended ghost tour is twoand-a-half hours at […]

Patten Performances features world-renowned Rioult Dance company on campus

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Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — The Patten Performance series is bringing RIOULT Dance NY to the stage Oct. 14. Bob Boyer, director of Patten Performances, described it as “A very lyrical contemporary dance,” as opposed to “ballet or ballet technique.” “We try to balance all three of these genres as we book, just like we […]

Camp Chair Cinema features movies under the stars in Renaissance Park

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Geno Campbell, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Camp Chair Cinema features outdoor documentaries in Renaissance Park. The next event is Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. It is a free event that is open to the public, produced by Outdoor Chattanooga in collaboration with Lookout Wild Film Festival and River Rocks. There will be a screening of […]

Students answer Causeway Challenge, unite Chattanooga

Jessie Rigney, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Two UTC students were among those who won grants from the recent Causeway Challenge competition. The Causeway Challenge is a citywide contest that allowed creative students a chance to publicize their ideas with the goal of connecting Chattanooga’s several diverse communities. Mae Stuart, a Chattanooga freshman, and Ella Sanders, a […]

Southside expands with Jump Park and Southside Social

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The Southside Social is under construction next to the Jump Park across from Finley Stadium.

Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn. —After waiting five years, developer John Wise said he’s “all in” on the Southside. Formerly a warehouse, Southside Social will open in December and feature a bowling alley and swimming pool. It also will have two stages, one for acoustic music and one for larger bands. Wise said he wants to […]