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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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UTC Student Suspended for Breaking Campus Covid Rules

From Office of Student Affairs The University has placed a student on interim suspension for failure to comply with the University’s COVID-19 health and safety directives. Specifically, the student failed to remain in an off-campus COVID-19 isolation site and came onto campus in violation of the University’s directives. This interim …

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UTC Organization Under Investigation for Covid Exposure

From University Communication and Marketing Faculty members:We have been made aware that UTC student members of a social organization on campus may have been exposed to COVID-19. The University is taking all necessary precautions that will protect the UTC community. The University Health Team and Contact Tracing Team are in …

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