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What UTC Has Done for Diversity and Inclusion

Chattanooga, TN: The University prides itself on being the most diverse and inclusive school in Chattanooga, staying committed to the image that the university has established is a priority. Many universities and school systems have faced backlash from systematic racism. UTC has worked to ensure its members are treated fairly …

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Putting Our Youth At Risk

CHATTANOOGA, TN- With schools and universities being back in session this fall, it is putting everyone back at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition to this, in early November, Governor Bill Lee signed a bill entitled from having mask or vaccine mandates unless it was exempted from the law …

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Depression in College Students

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (mocsnews.com) – College students often struggle with depression and in many cases, they do not want to speak up about it. According to the National College Health Assessment, from the American College Health Association, (ACHA) 30% of college students have come forward saying they feel so depressed at …

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Welcome Home of Chattanooga, Where Everyone Is Welcome

CHATTANOOGA TENN (mocsnews.com) – “It was a call to the human experience of dying,” said Founder and Executive Director of Welcome Home of Chattanooga Sherry Campbell. “Welcome Home opened to that very human need of being loved and cared for, especially at the end of life.” Welcome Home of Chattanooga …

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Chattanooga Car Festival Returns

By Jake Sullivan The Mecum auction came to Chattanooga this weekend to show off for the Motorcar Festival. The festival is held at the Chattanooga Convention Center after the featured race of multiple cars through the downtown street of Chattanooga.             Jordan Chafi, a guest at the auction states, “This …

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Marie Mott Looks Toward Chattanooga’s Future

by Dewayne Bingham, The University Echo — After months of protesting police brutality and running a progressive, grassroots campaign for City Council, activist Marie Mott fell just short in her bid for the council’s District 8 seat. Despite being a first-time candidate, Mott won 35% of votes in the District …

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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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