Reward tries to solve bomb threat issue

Editorial–The University has offered a $10,000 reward for any information that could lead to the arrest of the person or people that have been calling in bomb threats, but will it really help? If you are a student, teacher, or even school employee, you know that bomb threats become expected around mid-term and finals weeks. […]

Academic, financial pressures lead to stress

Ever increasing pressures and expectations on high school and college students today have created an environment of stress, and cause many students to search for a way to boost their performance. In order to be able to do all that is required in classes, maintain jobs to pay for the many costs of college, find […]

Too much construction means angry and annoyed students

By Megan Ferguson, Chattanooga, TN— University leaders try to better campus with construction of new buildings to give students the best of the best; however, this is backfiring because the relentless construction creates non-stop irritating noise, blocks walkways and streets and makes the campus look rundown. I’m not trying to say good things haven’t come […]

Program aims to put women in government

By Gabrielle Chevalier, Chattanooga, TN–A new program is encouraging women to participate in government. Women make up 55.6 percent of the student population but hold 41 percent of student government positions and 33 percent the executive positions, according to 2011–2012 data from the University Women’s center. The American Association of University Women recently selected UTC […]

Athletics to no longer use student activity fees

By Aaron Wells, Chattanooga, TN–UTC officials in the athletic department seek to fund sustainable programs through the recently enhanced student athletic fee. In past years, the budget for athletics was supplemented by $648,124 per year of funds allocated through the student activity fee. However in the  2011-2012 and 2012-2013 fiscal years, officials raised the cost […]

Saftey and risk management prepare for inclement weather

By Dan Martin, Chattanooga, TN–University officials say they have plans for every inclement weather situation that could arise in the following months. University officials watch the weather 24 hours a day and track storms that are days away from hitting Chattanooga and the surrounding area, Tim Pridemore, the University’s emergency management specialist, said. “We are […]

Pulitzer Prize winner speaks at Tivoli

Make it work

By Esan Swan, Chattanooga, TN–New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman spoke at the Tivoli as a part of the George T. Hunter Lecture Series Nov. 13, and told the audience that to be successful, striving for the norm will not work. “Average is officially over,” Friedman said. “We’ve all got to find our extra,” he […]

What are you going to do on Black Friday?

Abby Chapman

Administrators found to be unhelpful in search for lost keys

By Gabrielle Chevalier, Chattanooga, TN–Last week, my roommate left her keys in a classroom, went back to it, and discovered they were missing. Normally, this would not be a huge issue, but now, over a week later, she has yet to find them. Through the process of trying to help her find them I have, […]

Library construction to be delayed

Construction continues

By Alexa Williams, Chattanooga, TN—The opening of the new library building on the corner of Vine Street and Douglas Street will be delayed because of project complications, according to University officials. Labeled on Lupton Library’s wiki site as “The Library Building Project,”  the target move-in date is spring or summer of 2013. However, Janet Spraker, […]