Forum sparks disccusion, men’s track will remain cut

Sarah-Grace Battles, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Student Government Association conducted an open forum, Tuesday Feb. 10, where students and others could share opinions and ask questions about UTC cutting the men’s indoor and outdoor track and field programs due to Title IX. Title IX is a law that requires gender equality in every educational program that receives […]

Proceso judicial es información importante

Robby Gadd, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Los métodos utilizados por UTC para distribuir información pueden no informar estudiantes en una manera efectiva de sus derechos al debido proceso. “Si no conocemos nuestros derechos, entonces no vamos a saber cuando sean quitados,” vicepresidente de defensa legal y pública de la Fundación para los Derechos Individuales en la Educación, […]

Judicial process at UTC comes under scrunity with the Mock case, Title IX investigation

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By Robby Gadd, Chattanooga, Tenn.– The methods used by UTC to distribute information may not affectively inform students of their rights of due process. “If we do not know our rights, then we won’t know when they are taken away,” vice president of legal and public advocacy for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education,Will Creely, […]

SGA takes steps to create safer campus

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By Student Government Association– Over the course of the academic year, it has become increasingly evident that a campus-wide conversation on sexual assault is sorely needed. At colleges and universities across the country the topic of sexual assault has grown in salience. In fact several institutions are currently under federal investigation by the United States Department of […]

SGA Report

Sarah-Grace Battles, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Executive reports • The executive team reviewed the semester and listed some of SGA’s accomplishments over the last semester, which include but are not limited to: – Supporting gender neutral bathrooms. – Helping students have access to fresh food via the Mobile Market – Helping shape the way the University […]

Support student programming, choose option one

Editorial – As students, one would think that the money we pay to attend school and all of the fees encompassed in that would go to enhancing our college experience. Wrong. After a Sex Week Event at the University of Tennessee–Knoxville, the way that student funding is spent came up for discussion. The aftermath of […]

SGA Report

Compiled by Ashley Closson Guest speaker • Geoff Wilcox, director of marketing and promotions for Student Sthletics, said they are trying to raise student attendance at basketball games. For the season opener for men’s and women’s teams on Friday, there was a Greek attendance competition where Student Development helped out by supplying rosters so the […]

SGA Report

By Madison Baldwin, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Executive reports • SGA President Robert Fisher welcomed guests from the Howard High School SGA. Fisher said community engagement via GEXA has played a crucial role in the development of the relationship with the local school. • Fisher also discussed having several “Power C” statues placed on campus, one […]

Update: the opt in, opt out decision

By Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The opt in/opt out decision process will begin again soon at UTC, and student organizations, especially SGA, are pushing for option one. Option one, known as “opting in,” directly goes toward student organizations that will use the money to benefit the student body as a whole. Option two, referred […]

Groundwork laid for Strategic Plan

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Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — With the help of faculty, staff, students and community leaders, the University has begun work on a five-year strategic plan to lay out priorities for the near future. The institutional guide is being developed by the University’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee. So far, the steering committee has met with a […]