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Balancing act: Keeping optimism, battling pessimism

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the

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COVID-19: Repetition and Isolation

Two to 14 days. That is all the virus is supposed to live for, but the inability to stop our fast pace capitalist society from going keeps the COVID-19 going. Small businesses hurting, stock market crashing, unemployment rate increasing, people social-distancing, colleges closing. Not just the nation, but the world is having to learn new ways to live their day to day lives. The digital age has taken a

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Weeks chronicles the world through the lens of a camera

Communication lecturer Billy Weeks has been a photojournalist for more than 25 years.

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Covering comics collective to get a taste of journalism

  “This class feels like a full-time job,” says senior Alex Ogle. That’s kind of the point. Ogle, who is majoring in communication, is talking about Rising Rock, the course that introduces students to real-world journalism, opening their eyes to the multiple and sometimes complicated steps it takes to put together a multimedia project that includes writing, editing, video, photography and podcasting. “One of the learning outcomes of this

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Bridge to Rising Rock

Communication students tell the untold stories of Chattanooga with Rising Rock.

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