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Mocs Mask Up

By: Caitlin Burt HOUSTON(mocsnews.com) The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s campus embraces a “new normal” for the upcoming semester since the rise of the coronavirus pandemic. When the rise of COVID first began in March of 2020, UTC decided to make the rest of the spring semester online-only classes. Along …

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The New Normal

By: Caitlin Burt Houston(mocsnews.com) As cities across the United States rise in COVID cases, Chattanooga is ranked number two in the New York Times list of “places that could flare up next.” Before Tennessee Governor Bill Lee ordered the state to reopen, Mayor Andy Berke planned to keep the city …

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George Floyd, the death that ignited a movement, buried

HOUSTON (mocsnews.com) – George Floyd’s body arrived in Houston on Monday June 8th, 2020. The 46-year-old’s death sparked a nationwide movement against systematic racism and police brutality. On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes. Video footage captured by a bystander showed evidence …

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