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Water Line Break

UTC-ALERT Crews with Tennessee-American Water Company are working to repair a water line near campus. It is possible that this work could affect water service in these buildings on campus: Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science; Fine Arts Center; Grote Hall; Lupton Hall; and Brock Hall. More information will be shared …

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A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: How long-term isolation has affected student mental health

By: Noah Browne           The Corona Virus has had the world locked away in isolation for nearly a year. Concerns of pathological spread has led to the complete remodel of society. Business hours changing, supply chains crippled, and access to resources is becoming growingly scarce.           Though constant isolation is …

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Hungry, Hungry, Hipsters

By Noah Browne Coffee for breakfast and Ramen for lunch and dinner. That is the daily balanced diet of Chattanooga State student, Stephanie Crowell. “Breakfast isn’t even really a thing. I just drink coffee and go to class,” Crowell tells of her daily experience as a student. “It’s like one …

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Questions Arise for Spring Graduation at UTC

By JOSEPH CHAMBERS CHATTANOOGA, TENN (mocsnews.com) — With COVID-19 still affecting our day-to-day lives and changing our plans for health and safety reasons what does a spring graduation ceremony look like for the class of 2021 at UTC. Graduation is a monumental moment for students of all stages, graduation symbolizes …

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Crime Goes Down at UTC

CHATTANOOGA, TENN (mocsnews.com) Since the Coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in February of this year, reports of crime on campus have decreased, with sexual misconduct decreasing the most.     According to UTC’s 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, from 2016 to 2018 there were 46 rapes, 23 aggravated assaults, 68 reports …

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COVID-19 Precautions: Do Students On-Campus Really Feel Safe?

By Luke Dammann CHATTANOOGA, TN (mocsnews.com) After multiple mask mandates, rulings and new safety precautions, half of the college semester is now complete with one major question to ask: do students actually feel safe?             Although there have been plenty of guidelines put into effect on college campuses, students with in-person …

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A Year Later: UTC’s Response to Gunman Scare

CHATTANOOGA, TENN (mocsnews.com) – A little over a year ago, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga officials alerted students and faculty that there was a man with a tactical vest and rifle on campus.  “I never thought it would happen at UTC, and even though it was just a scare, …

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To Gather or Not to Gather

by MATT NICOLL One of the biggest controversies regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is whether groups should be gathering or not. UTC has been very strict and cautious, and rightly so, with organizations and classes gathering. The UTC administration have made policies to keep students and faculty members safe. Some of …

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