Winter Weather Winding Down at Covenant

The record amount of rain late 2018 and continuing into 2019 has led to complications on Lookout Mountain and down in Chattanooga. According to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), 2018 was the13th wettest year for the city recorded with 67.01 inches of rain. Though too soon to tell, it does appear that 2019 could continue that record, with 18 inches of rain already reported by Weather Underground.

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Shawn Rockwell on Food and Intentionality

Shawn Rockwell pushes his brown hair beneath his dark grey chef cap and turns his eyes towards the line of students before him who are avidly avoiding eye contact. The students of Covenant College seem indifferent to the beads of sweat that come with the post of standing over a set of burners for hours on end. But Rockwell is set on breaking through the barrier of the sneeze guard that stands between cook and consumer.

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Green New Deal

It’s very rare that a U.S. Congressional resolution receives the spotlight in the news. However, a recent resolution, the Green New Deal (GND), has been thrust into the public eye. Even though this resolution is the talk of the nation, few understand what it really is. What is the goal of the resolution? What does it say? Let’s unpack the details of this 14-page document.

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A Higher Standard: Voting at Covenant

On November 6, 2018, Americans headed to the midterm polls to vote for a selection of senators, representatives, governors, and various lower-level political figures. College voters flooded the polls in numbers that had not been seen in 25 years, rising from a 21 percent to 31 percent youth turnout, according to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement. Covenant College clung to the upper level of this voter turnout.

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