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A project of the UTC Communication DepartmentWed, 02 Jul 2014 16:04:32 +0000en-UShourly1http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1Ron Farrel: More than a Moc
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/28/ron-farrel-more-than-a-moc/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/28/ron-farrel-more-than-a-moc/#respondMon, 28 Apr 2014 23:14:52 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15428By Jake Chapman Chattanooga, TN (UTC/ The Loop/AP) UTC student Ron Farrel passed away on Friday April, 11th on campus in his sleep. Ron Farrel was one of those people you had to meet in your lifetime. The sudden loss of our fellow Moc was shocking and caught all students who knew him by surprise. […]]]>By Jake Chapman Chattanooga, TN (UTC/ The Loop/AP) UTC student Ron Farrel passed away on Friday April, 11th on campus in his sleep. Ron Farrel was one of those people you had to meet in your lifetime. The sudden loss of our fellow Moc was shocking and caught all students who knew him by surprise. […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/28/ron-farrel-more-than-a-moc/feed/0Jake ChapmanJake ChapmanJake ChapmanWhat Books Do you Really Need for Class?
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/24/what-books-do-you-really-need-for-class/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/24/what-books-do-you-really-need-for-class/#respondFri, 25 Apr 2014 02:39:11 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15563 By Jake Chapman (UTC/The Loop/ Chattanooga) UTC students believe not every single class needs a book these days and that the huge demand for more books in some classes is becoming absolutely outrageous. One of the things that all students can complain about, or just be irate mad about these days, is the overall […]]]> By Jake Chapman (UTC/The Loop/ Chattanooga) UTC students believe not every single class needs a book these days and that the huge demand for more books in some classes is becoming absolutely outrageous. One of the things that all students can complain about, or just be irate mad about these days, is the overall […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/24/what-books-do-you-really-need-for-class/feed/0Jake ChapmanJake ChapmanWhy Are Textbooks So Expensive at UTC?
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/why-are-textbooks-so-expensive-at-utc/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/why-are-textbooks-so-expensive-at-utc/#commentsThu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:29 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15581By: Cody Dowler CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – At the beginning of each semester, most UTC students are all asking the same question but don’t receive an answer. Why do textbooks cost so much? There are a massive number of reasons why textbook prices are high and keep rising. Here are just a few of […]]]>By: Cody Dowler CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – At the beginning of each semester, most UTC students are all asking the same question but don’t receive an answer. Why do textbooks cost so much? There are a massive number of reasons why textbook prices are high and keep rising. Here are just a few of […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/why-are-textbooks-so-expensive-at-utc/feed/1Cody DowlerCody DowlerCody DowlerUTC Students: Don’t Fall Victim to the Textbook Buyback Scam
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/utc-students-how-not-to-fall-victim-to-the-textbook-buyback-scam/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/utc-students-how-not-to-fall-victim-to-the-textbook-buyback-scam/#respondThu, 17 Apr 2014 06:37:16 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15717By: Robresha Jackson CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – It’s that time of year again where college bookstores rip off its students with buyback rates students sell their old textbooks back to their school’s bookstore for instant cash! The only problem is students are barely receiving half of the money they paid for their textbooks in […]]]>By: Robresha Jackson CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC/The Loop) – It’s that time of year again where college bookstores rip off its students with buyback rates students sell their old textbooks back to their school’s bookstore for instant cash! The only problem is students are barely receiving half of the money they paid for their textbooks in […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/17/utc-students-how-not-to-fall-victim-to-the-textbook-buyback-scam/feed/0Robresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonRobresha Leshey JacksonUTC Students Speak Out About Online Access Codes
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-students-speak-out-about-online-access-codes/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-students-speak-out-about-online-access-codes/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 21:23:48 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15413By: Megan Montgomery CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (UTC/The Loop) — The times of technology are advancing and so are the prices of online websites used in the classroom. In addition to the price of textbooks, students are now asked to buy online access codes for some classes in order to do homework and other activities. The biggest […]]]>By: Megan Montgomery CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (UTC/The Loop) — The times of technology are advancing and so are the prices of online websites used in the classroom. In addition to the price of textbooks, students are now asked to buy online access codes for some classes in order to do homework and other activities. The biggest […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-students-speak-out-about-online-access-codes/feed/0Megan J MontgomeryMegan J MontgomeryMegan J MontgomeryMegan J MontgomeryUTC’s Bookstore Looking to Improve the Textbook Buying Process
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-bookstore-looking-to-improve-the-book-pick-up-process/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-bookstore-looking-to-improve-the-book-pick-up-process/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:51:27 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15561By: Nick Porter CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop/UTC) — Every time it is time to buy or return textbooks UTC’s bookstore gets backed up with students. Due to the long lines many students are resorting to purchasing their textbooks online to avoid the clutter at the bookstore. The administrators at the bookstore are tired of losing […]]]>By: Nick Porter CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop/UTC) — Every time it is time to buy or return textbooks UTC’s bookstore gets backed up with students. Due to the long lines many students are resorting to purchasing their textbooks online to avoid the clutter at the bookstore. The administrators at the bookstore are tired of losing […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-bookstore-looking-to-improve-the-book-pick-up-process/feed/0Nick Alan PorterNick Alan PorterNick Alan PorterUTC Students are Going Broke Due to Textbook Prices
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-student-are-going-broke-due-to-textbook-prices/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-student-are-going-broke-due-to-textbook-prices/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:40:31 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15426By Taylor Ellis CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop / UTC) – Over the past 30 years, college textbook prices have increased over 800 percent. During this time, according to the Huffington Post, the growth of textbook prices outpaced the growth of home prices and doubled the rate of inflation. For the typical college student at a four […]]]>By Taylor Ellis CHATTANOOGA, TN (The Loop / UTC) – Over the past 30 years, college textbook prices have increased over 800 percent. During this time, according to the Huffington Post, the growth of textbook prices outpaced the growth of home prices and doubled the rate of inflation. For the typical college student at a four […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/utc-student-are-going-broke-due-to-textbook-prices/feed/0Taylor Russell EllisTaylor Russell EllisTaylor Russell EllisTaylor Russell EllisHow Do Teachers Choose Textbooks: A Guide for UTC Students
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/how-do-teachers-choose-textbooks-a-guide-for-utc-students/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/how-do-teachers-choose-textbooks-a-guide-for-utc-students/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:13:37 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15429By Rose Street Chattanooga, TENN. (UTC/The Loop) – The issue of textbooks is a controversial one, and money is always at the forefront of the conversation. But, a question that is rarely asked is, “How do teachers choose their class’s textbooks anyway?” This will hopefully be a little insight into how. So, the first question […]]]>By Rose Street Chattanooga, TENN. (UTC/The Loop) – The issue of textbooks is a controversial one, and money is always at the forefront of the conversation. But, a question that is rarely asked is, “How do teachers choose their class’s textbooks anyway?” This will hopefully be a little insight into how. So, the first question […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/how-do-teachers-choose-textbooks-a-guide-for-utc-students/feed/0Rose Chandler StreetRose Chandler StreetRose Chandler StreetRose Chandler StreetTextbooks a Drag on Student Budget
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/textbooks-a-drag-on-student-budget/
http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/textbooks-a-drag-on-student-budget/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:12:35 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15521By Andrea Jungels CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC / The Loop) – Students spend hundreds of dollars every semester on textbooks. And textbook costs are on the rise with no end in sight. According to the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank composed of over 50 scholars who study and advocate for social issues, in 30 years student […]]]>By Andrea Jungels CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (UTC / The Loop) – Students spend hundreds of dollars every semester on textbooks. And textbook costs are on the rise with no end in sight. According to the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank composed of over 50 scholars who study and advocate for social issues, in 30 years student […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/textbooks-a-drag-on-student-budget/feed/0Andrea JungelsAndrea JungelsAndrea JungelsFinding Cheaper Text Books For Students!
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http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/cheaper-text-books-for-students/#respondWed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:35 +0000http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/?p=15419By: Kelli Findlay Chattanooga, TN (UTC/TheLoop) — Textbooks don’t have to break your bank, check out some alternatives to see why. Picture this.You walk into the bookstore with your list, a smile on your face, and the high expectations of beginning another semester at UTC. Two hours later, you are standing in a never-ending line […]]]>By: Kelli Findlay Chattanooga, TN (UTC/TheLoop) — Textbooks don’t have to break your bank, check out some alternatives to see why. Picture this.You walk into the bookstore with your list, a smile on your face, and the high expectations of beginning another semester at UTC. Two hours later, you are standing in a never-ending line […]]]>http://blog.utc.edu/TheLoop/2014/04/16/cheaper-text-books-for-students/feed/0Kelli Louise Findlay