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U.K. Offers Booster Shots to those over 50

U.K. Offers Booster Shots to those over 50 and those vulnerable to COVID-19 By Mal O’Connell LONDON, U.K. ( – The U.K. announced on Tuesday that booster shots will be available to those aged 50 or older, as well as those most susceptible to COVID-19, to aid the U.K. through …

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Pedal Taverns, Charming or Cheugy?

By Macy Wilbanks  CHATTANOOGA, TENN ( – Have you ever had an intoxicated middle aged woman yell “woo” at you from a moving bar? Welcome to one of the four major cities in Tennessee, where our cultured nightlife is plagued by the 21st century invention of the pedal tavern.   The infamous pedal tavern is a bar on top of multiple …

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Life After Pandemic Beginning to Impact Students

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. ( As the COVID-19 pandemic here in the U.S. seems to get better since the administration of the first vaccine in December 2020, students around the nation are allowing more students on campuses for classes and events. The adjustment to online classes was difficult for many, but how are local students …

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UTC Campus Living: Pros & Cons

students in UTC West Campus Housing

CHATTANOOGA, TENN ( Going to college and moving out or your parents’ house for the first time is such a huge step in life.  Making a decision to further your academic career at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is a step in the right direction for making your academic …

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Safety and Security: Douglas Heights

CHATTANOOGA, TENN ( 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 …

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Chattanooga, “The Dirtiest City in America”

MARIA ILLARRAMENDI CHATTANOOGA, TN ( – 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 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. ( 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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