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Campus Closed Through Tuesday

From UTC CFO Brent Goldberg The safety of students, faculty, and staff is our top priority when making inclement weather decisions. Hazardous winter weather conditions are expected to impact Chattanooga and the surrounding area this week.  Due to the holiday weekend, thousands of students are scheduled to travel back to …

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A Summer in Israel, a Fall for Activism

CHATTANOOGA, TN (Mocsnews.com)- He had no idea at the time, but Isaac Scott would be one of the last college students to experience Israel before Hamas shattered the country’s sense of security. Scott remembers an Israel unparalleled in religious, historic and political significance—one wherein landmarks like the Gaza Security Fence …

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New Dutch Bros Coffee opens in Hixson 

By: Helena Horsley  CHATTANOOGA, TN (mocsnews.com) — The largest privately owned drive-thru coffee chain is now in Chattanooga. Dutch Bros Coffee opened a new location in Hixson, TN on November 10th. The chain of drive-thru coffeehouses started in 1992 in Grants Pass, Oregon. There are now 873 locations open around …

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Hispanic Heritage Month is Underway

By Alondra Mejia-Rendon Hispanic Heritage Month began on September 15th and runs until October 15th. Every year HOLA, Hispanic Outreach Leadership Association, and the Multicultural Center bring out fun events and activities to UTC. The previous year HOLA hosted a kickoff recognizing the diverse Hispanic community with music and food. …

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UTC Community Downtown Pep Rally

CHATTANOOGA, TENN (mocsnews.com) – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga celebrated their Community Pep Rally with students, parents, and alumni on Friday, October 6. Three UTC alumni stand and cheer at the Community Pep Rally (Photo by Angela Foster) The Community Pep Rally was hosted by The University Division if …

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College campuses ban TikTok after Congressional hearing for privacy and security concerns

By: Iciss Wilkerson CHATTANOOGA, TN (mocsnews.com)- Although TikTok is one of the most used social media platforms, many college campuses are still in the process of banning the app due to privacy concerns. The rebranded social media platform grew in popularity during the pandemic in 2020. TikTok surpassed over two …

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The Hotel Chalet at The Choo Choo set to bring new life and entertainment to the UTC community

CHATTANOOGA (mocsnews.com) – The $19-million investments into new facilities for The Hotel Chalet include a wide variety of amenities including world-class restaurants, multiple bars, ballrooms, meeting spaces, a fitness center, indoor/outdoor lounge spaces, an alpine pool and restored guest rooms.  In the UTC community, the Choo Choo and its many …

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