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

Photos by Madison Baldwin

“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

Photo by Jaimie Davis

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 […]

Women veterans offered more resources on campus

Photo contributed by Jaimie Davis

Women cadets in the military science program showed pride in their uniform during a memorial for those lost on Sept. 11.

By Jessie Rigney, Chattanooga, Tenn.–Women veterans are now able to turn to the Women’s Veteran Program for any kind of assistance they may need on campus. Joe Wiram, coordinator of Veteran Student Services, is in the process of creating the Women’s Veterans Program, which will allow female veterans on campus to talk about any issues […]

Mural project brightens brick and block


By Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Chattanooga, like any other city, has its fair share of blank brick buildings and warehouses. Kevin Bate, a local large scale muralist and founder of McCallie Walls and Murals Project, has been working to improve this issue. For a couple years, he has made efforts, with the help of […]

Pints and Pedals celebrates its one-year anniversary of the ultimate pub crawl

By Hayden Seay, Chattanooga, Tenn.,– Pints and Pedals has offered a taste of Chattanooga nightlife on a 15-seat bike that travels to and from various bars in the downtown area for the past year. To celebrate their one-year anniversary, there will be a party at Community Pie on Nov. 7 from 8-11 p.m. There will […]

Art creates dialogue with the inner self

Photos by Cameron Morgan

Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, Tenn. — I’m terrified of not understanding. It is my deepest fear and you now know it. Not knowing, not understanding, failing — whatever variation you want to call it, I’m scared. So, naturally, while standing in Philadelphia this past week, I found that I’m scared of art. It’s not that I […]

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

Photos contributed by Kyle Simpson

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 […]