Updated parking meters offer credit card option

Updated parking meters offer credit card option

By Natalie Powers, Chattanooga, TN– New meters across Chattanooga, including on the University campus, will make it more convenient for students and other users to pay for parking. The new parking meters, which can be found on McCallie Avenue and in other popular metered locations on and near campus, have an option for credit cards […]

Officials debate beer sales at Finley Stadium

Athletics and alcohol?:

By Sarah Kiefer, Chattanooga, TN—Declining ticket sales may lead to beer sales at Finley Stadium, home of the UTC Mocs Football team; leaving students and officials with mixed feelings. According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Finley stadium officials are hoping beer sales will increase tickets sales, which have dropped from 12,699 tickets sold in […]

UTC, Volkswagen MBA program gets underway

Partners in learning

By Rachel Scott, Chattanooga, TN—This fall the college of business collaborated with Volkswagen’s Partners in Education to create a new MBA program. Students in the program have the option of taking classes on campus or in the classroom at Volkswagen’s plant site roughly 12 miles away. “Our goal, from UTC’s standpoint, is to provide more […]

Street parking will be closed to UTC students

Parking problems

By Megan Ferguson, Chattanooga, TN– Dean of Students Jim Hicks brought to the attention of SGA that the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) will be closing street parking to UTC students Oct. 1. UTC officials received a call from CARTA to be informed that they want to talk to fraternity and sorority students that […]

‘Noogalodeon’ provides fun, nostalgia for students

Having a hoot

By Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, TN—The 90s have stormed back onto campus with this year’s homecoming theme, “Noogalodeon.” “Pretty much anything and everything you have been thinking, we’ve been doing,” BayLee Long, homecoming director and senior from Athens, Tenn., said. Long and co-director Daniel Evans, a Memphis senior, had a full week ahead as homecoming kicked […]

UTC Police take on biking to increase visibility

Bike patrol

By Aaron Wells, Chattanooga, TN–Members of the UTC Police Department hope to increase their visibility on campus through a bike patrol program. Lt. John Boe said the idea for this program has been in place in the past, but officials have not been able to secure the resources necessary for this type of program. “Our […]

Group of students come together for singing, prayer

musik color

By Emily Sumners, Chattanooga, TN—While many students were studying or preparing for homecoming week Sunday night, about 20 sat in a circle in Heritage Plaza, singing worship songs and praying. The group of Christians, led by Chattanooga senior Tyler Nichols, have met here every week since last fall. “This is right in the very middle […]

UTC students contribute to the Comprehensive Gang Assessment

Stepping up: Outreach Coordinator of the Gang Task Force Fred Houser stands with members of the Eta Phi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. Fraternity members were asked to perform a step show at the “Be The Change” event which took place at Miller Plaza.

By Megan Ferguson, Chattanooga, TN– UTC students contributed a substantial amount of data to the Chattanooga Comprehensive Gang Assessment, one of the most comprehensive in the nation, through the Center for Applied Social Research, UTC officials said. The Assessment is the first step of a five-part community process that involves law enforcement, community institutions—including schools—and […]

Women’s Center hosts plethora of campus events

Lounging Ladies

By Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, TN- The Women’s Center kicked off the semester with their “You Vote Girl” program, the first of many programs and events planned  for the year. Kaitlin Cottle, a Nashville junior, said “The Women’s Center and the Women’s Action Council events promote equality for women while fighting rape, assault, violence and other forms […]

Officials announce decision in game day prayer controversy

Finley Stadium

By Gabrielle Chevalier, Chattanooga, TN–Moments after announcing his intentions to retire in a press conference, Chancellor Roger Brown also announced the University’s decision to change the pre-game prayer to a moment of silence in an attempt to “honor all of the members” of the community. “In order to be sure that we are the absolutely […]