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Safety and Security: Douglas Heights

Douglas Heights used to be known for housing many UTC college students. The proximity to the campus made the apartment complex convenient and appealing for students wanting to live off campus. However, they would still be able to walk to classes and onto campus just by crossing the street. In …

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Keeping an Eye on Your Mental Health This Fall Semester

By Macy Wilbanks  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (mocsnews.com) It’s not news that COVID-19 has had an exponential effect on our lives in the past year and a half. Our daily routines have been discarded and reformed to mold into a new world.  The US is already starting to function again. With over 42.5% of the adult US population fully vaccinated …

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Chattanooga, “The Dirtiest City in America”

MARIA ILLARRAMENDI CHATTANOOGA, TN (mocsnews.com) – Chattanooga, the place we call home. We can spend the day taking a walk in the park, enjoying Clumpies ice cream. Maybe you take your furry friends on a nearby trail or go canoeing down the river with friends. Whatever one chooses to do, …

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The effects of construction on the campus

(CHATTANOOGA mocsnews.com) It is very common to see construction on campus, espically during the beginning of a spring or fall semester but is that construction beneficial for the campus?  The latest renovation done on campus was the conversion of Lupton Library into Lupton Hall. It was torn down from a …

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Long Overdue Expansion to McKenzie Arena Coming Soon in New Athletic Center

By Carlos Moore  Chattanooga, Tenn. (mocsnew.com)-Originally built in 1982, McKenzie Arena is finally receiving a little love with the addition of the Wolford Center.   The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announced in November the arena that seats about 11,000 and serves as home court for the UTC Mocs basketball team is getting its first major renovation in 39 years with the building of the new Wolford athletic center.   The $22 million dollar, 35 …

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Vaccines allow schools to go back to normal.

by Tony Scott CHATTANOOGA (mocsnews) – With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming available across the state of Tennessee, universities and colleges are planning on going back to a normal semester this fall. After a year of virtual and hybrid classes, most schools are planning for in-person classes and allowing more fans …

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Colleges Requiring COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall Term

By: Ashtyn Frazier CHATTANOOGA, TN (mocsnews.com)- Many colleges in the U.S. are requiring students to be fully vaccinated for the upcoming fall term to ensure safety and return to normalcy after the pandemic.  Student gets vaccine. Several colleges in Tennessee have already announced mandatory vaccinations. This includes Maryville College, Rhodes …

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Doncic scores 42, leads Mavs over Clippers 105-100 in Game 5

  By Carlos Moore   Dallas (Mocsnews.com) – The Dallas Mavericks have slowly made their way back into playoff contention the last couple of seasons by allowing the 2018-19 Rookie of the year winner Luka Doncic to put the team on his back.   Although they didn’t make the playoffs that season, Doncic and the Mavericks have since appeared in 11 playoff games the last two seasons all against the Clippers with a …

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Heat and Bodies Rising

By Tony Scott CHATTANOOGA (mocsnews.com)- Due to climate change over one-third of heat deaths across the Earth is due to global warming. Someone might overlook that because of more drastic global weather that can cause deaths, like earthquakes, tornados, etc. global warming deaths are still rising with those numbers. Studies …

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