By clicking one of the names below, you’ll see a glimpse of how this global pandemic has now shaped each of our lives.
- Marielle Echavez
- Amanda Morgan Fann
- Elian Richter
- Jillian Stewart
- McKenzie Carver
- Amanda Brooks
- Haili Jackson
- Emily LaRocque
- Alyssa Martin
- Kirbi Ward
- Alaura Robinson
- Kaili Spear
- Cooper Tidwell
- Rachel Watt
- Margo Zani
This week’s featured story: A New Normal by Elian Richter“As the days blur together and the heavy weight of isolation builds, it’s easy to dwell on the negative emotions brought out by the current situation: boredom, loneliness, depression. These emotions are certainly overwhelming at times but there’s also a brighter side to this too. … I’ve recently realized that the pandemic has also brought at least one positive outcome during this strange time; the opportunity to spend time with one of my favorite people in the world, my little sister Waverly.” To continue viewing more of this post, visit A New Normal by Elian Richter.
In this eerie Rising Rock special, we followed Mystique Paranormal, a local Chattanooga paranormal investigation team. The team investigated the home of a group member where paranormal activity has been reported multiple times. We discussed paranormal experiences that the group has had and why they do what they do. We figured out possible reasons for the ghost activity in and around the house, and we had a few out of the ordinary experiences of our own.
What is time? Three UTC students sat down with Dr. Joshua Hamblen, a UTC physics professor, who contemplates the meaning of time and its effects on us. With the time change coming up on November 4, 2018, everyone will set their clocks back one hour, effectively losing one hour of daylight each day.
Barber Kings, a well-known barber shop on MLK Boulevard in Chattanooga, Tenn., creates a space where area neighborhoods find community.
The Chattahooligan feature is designed to do two things: to familiarize the viewer with the Chattanooga Football Club fan base known as The Chattahooligans, and to highlight their influence in the city by showing their support for Operation Get Active (an organization started through the CFC Foundation).
Captain Kevin Beavers walked onto Chamberlain field with one goal in mind–to remember the impact of 9/11.
Climbing has been a part of Chattanooga since the 80’s, but Rob Robinson’s discovery of the Tennessee Wall put the city on the radar of climbers around the nation. In the past five years, the climbing scene in Chattanooga has experienced a surge in its popularity.
Cameron Mulienberg’s perspective on striving for inclusivity in Highland Park.
About the Storyteller
Small Battles was created by Kristjan Grimson. This multi-media piece was made in COMM 4750, Photojournalism 2, during the Fall 2017 semester. In December 2017, he received his B.A in Communication from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.