Armstrong finally comes clean about dirty career

Editorial, Chattanooga, TN–Lance Armstrong is someone who has been an inspiration even to the most nonathletic of us all with his incredible passion and talent in the world of cycling but this inspiration has quickly been shattered when reports surfaced that Armstrong had been accused of using drugs in order to win his seven straight […]

Liquor and drug violations double on campus

By  Megan Ferguson, Chattanooga, TN–UTC’s disciplinary referrals for liquor law violations  and drug-related violations have increased from 2010 to 2011, according to the Campus Safety and Law Enforcement report. Although arrests for violations of the liquor law have gone down, there has still been an increase in the number of disciplinary referrals. In 2010, the […]

Doping claims suggest Lance Armstrong not really ‘living strong’

Champion no more

By Jake Bacon, Chattanooga, TN–Amid drug charges, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency banned Lance Armstrong from cycling and stripped him of his seven Tour De France titles. Armstrong, who has been dealing with doping charges since 1999, decided not to enter the USADA’s arbitration process. “There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say enough […]

Illicit drug violations rise as enrollment increases

police officer discussing

by Megan Ferguson UTC has experienced a steady increase of drug and narcotic violations, rising from 65 to 80 since 2008, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Although most crime has remained relatively flat at the University with one rape and 28 assaults reported, an increase of drugs and narcotic violations was also reported, […]

Drugs allegedly involved in South Campus assault

Andrew Torok

by Gabrielle Chevalier   Police charged a UTC student with aggravated assault and vandalism for allegedly vandalizing Walker Apartments and assaulting officers after he reportedly took the drugs PCP and LSD. Although the student’s claim that he took the drugs have not been confirmed with hospital test results, UTC Police Chief Robert Ratchford said the […]