New food options come to campus

Alicia Miller, Chattanooga, Tenn. —  New eateries are coming to campus soon, so ready your Mocs bucks. With the new library opening in the spring semester, there will be a full service Starbucks that will accept Mocs bucks. “Currently, a new agreement is being drafted to put a food place under the UCF 5000 building,” […]

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 […]

The Camp House makes a move

Daniel McNeeley, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Multipurpose venue The Camp House is leaving the historic Southside for a new location on M.L. King Boulevard. It has been used as meeting places for interviews, hang out spots for friends and a good place to relax and study for off-campus students. This makes it difficult for some students […]

Time goes on, take advantage of present day

Leah Kiernozek, Chattanooga, Tenn., — As I started creating my overwhelmingly long to-do list of projects to complete, papers to write and finals to study for, I found myself asking: where in the world has the time gone? It feels like just last week I was printing out syllabi and standing in the forever-long bookstore line […]

Moc My Ride winner peddles away with a prize package

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By Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Bike Chattanooga is swapping five of the blue and florescent green bikes found around town for UTC’s blue and gold. For the ‘Moc My Ride’ bike design contest during  Homecoming Week, UTC partnered with the Bike Chattanooga Transit System. They encouraged students to submit bike designs to reinvent the […]

Students should keep motivating, supporting Mocs football team

Photos by Kelsey Aslinger

This past weekend, the Mocs football team and supporters celebrated the 31-13 win over Wofford, sealing the deal for a SoCon champion title and a bid to the playoffs.

Editorial –  Congrats, Mocs football team! It’s been 30 years since UTC has celebrated a SoCon championship and a bid to the playoffs, but 2014 is our year. Even though only 11 players can be on the field at one time, winning a football and making history relies on so much more than that. It […]

An observation of student life in the game room

By Eve Hermann, Chattanooga, Tenn., – As an aspiring journalist, I believe it is my duty to dig deep into issues and investigate things first-hand. This week’s adventure brought me deep into the heart of campus: the UTC game room. The first thing I noticed in the game room is the smell. It smells like […]

40% of students have fake IDs, see little risk

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Mary Elizabeth Wheeler, Chattanooga, Tenn., — In an anonymous survey of 100 students, 40 percent admit to having a fake ID, and 48 percent of students say they personally know someone that manufactures and/or sells fake IDs. Some 86 percent of students said they had never been caught using their fake ID, while knowing the […]

Nursing student swaps scrubs for strings as bluegrass musician

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By Amber Latham, Chattanooga, Tenn. – Bluegrass music and Tennessee are like peanut butter and jelly; they just go together. Beginning in 2008 at Signal Mountain High School, Cody Harvey, Chattanooga senior, and some of his friends jammed out during lunch break. From there, they started playing at the Mountain Opry where they met two […]


SGA President Robert Fisher

By Lily Sanchez, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Fine Arts Center held UTC’s first independently organized TEDx event Oct. 25 with the theme of “now what?” to inspire Chattanooga citizens to consider what the city needs to take the next step towards greatness. The Honors College led the event with the help of SGA students and […]