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A Potential Normal Fall Semester

CHATTANOOGA (mocsnews.com) – The UT System is set to return to normal operations this fall, and officials have been met with varying levels of support on their method to achieve this goal. In a February 10 announcement, the UT System President Randy Boyd revealed their plan to resume “a traditional …

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UTC Suspends J&J Vaccinations for Now

UTC officials have just suspended the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccinations on campus. Here’s the information released to campus Out of an abundance of caution and under recommendations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UTC is suspending administration …

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UTC Gets 1st COVID Vaccines

From a campus release: UTC has received the COVID-19 Vaccine and is ready to open scheduling for the doses available.   The first UTC COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be held on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Collins Street Annex (where Routine Testing Center is located). The COVID-19 vaccine we have available for this day will be the Moderna vaccine.  …

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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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Bill Lee Calls for Suspension of Student Accountability

By: La’Jaunea Esaw NASHVILLE, TN (mocsnews.com) – Tennessee governor Bill Lee has called for the suspension of student accountability for the 2020-2021 school year. Lee says that educators need to be able to teach there best this year in order to compensate for the learning gap that our students are …

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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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