Welcome back everyone to this first edition of mocs news in 2006 I’m Shaadi Marand and I’m Lorenzo Kirk
How was your break? What did you do?
Well in campus news, The last day to register in day or evening classes, to add a subject, or to change a section is Friday, January 13. Additional classes can be added only with an instructor’s approval until Tuesday, January 17. UTC Graduate Student Orientation will be held Saturday, January 14, 9 a.m.-noon in the Lookout Mountain Room, UTC University Center. This event provides an opportunity to learn about the processes of the Graduate School and to learn more about the culture of graduate education. All new UTC graduate students are encouraged to attend. Records and Registration Office at (423) 425-4416 for more information.
Chancellor Roger Brown has announced that Dr. Herb Burhenn, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has agreed to serve the campus as Interim Provost. Burhenn will serve until July 1, 2006, or until a permanent provost has been appointed.
UTC students are invited to submit designs for a student monument to be located in the new green space opposite the University Center, between the UC and the old football field. The UTC Student Government Association is sponsoring the Student Monument Design Contest. The winner of the Student Monument Design Contest will receive a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and recognition on the monument itself. Fabrication costs, weather resistance, and appropriateness will all be factors in determining a winning design. The student body will judge and decide the winning design. All submissions are due no later than Friday, January 20th. And now for a look at the national headlines, here’s Steven Rummer.
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In national news, FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON MADE A SURPRISE VISIT TO U-S TROOPS TUESDAY IN BANGOR, MAINE. HIS REFUELING STOP AT THE BANGOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS AT THE SAME TIME AS THE TWO FLIGHTS CARRYING TROOPS FROM IRAQ ARRIVED AT THE AIRPORT.
CLINTON SHOOK HANDS WITH AND HUGGED THE TROOPS, THANKING THEM FOR THEIR SERVICE. THE FORMER PRESIDENT WAS ON HIS WAY HOME FROM PARIS, WHERE HE MET WITH FRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHI’RAC TO DISCUSS PLANS FOR HIS CHARITY, THE CLINTON FOUNDATION.
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And now for a look at the entertainment news with Emily Edwards
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ACTRESS ANGELINA JOLIE IS EXPECTING A BABY. THE FATHER--OF COURSE-- IS HER EQUALLY FAMOUS BO -- BRAD PITT. JOLIE CONFIRMS THE PREGNANCY TO "PEOPLE" MAGAZINE -- THE ISSUE SET TO HIT NEWSSTANDS ON FRIDAY. IT SEEMS PITT WILL BECOME A DADDY ONE WAY OR ANOTHER...HE'S ALREADY IN THE MIDST OF PROCEEDINGS TO BECOME THE LEGAL FATHER TO JOLIE'S TWO ADOPTED CHILDREN -- MADDOX AND ZAHARA.
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Lead into sports
The Southern Conference named Chattanooga guard/forward Katasha Brown as the Baden SoCon Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played between January 3-9.
---TAKE OTS---The wrestling team claimed three out of four matches Saturday at the Ninth Annual Lone Star Duals, defeating No. 18 Wisconsin, Army and Harvard.
---TAKE OTS---Chattanooga women's basketball player Alex Anderson and wrestler Matt Keller were named the Southern Conference Athletes of the Month for December for their respective sports the league office announced Thursday, Jan. 5.
And now for a look at the weather for the rest of the week.
Today rain showers ending early with ample sunshine later in the day with a high 59 Thursday expect it to be Sunny with highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 50s.On Friday Scattered thunderstorms with highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s. On Saturday showers are possible with highs in the mid 40s and lows in the low 30s. And on Sunday expect a few showers with highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s.
And that is all for this edition of Mocs News, I’m Shaadi Marand and I’m Lorenzo Kirk, stay tuned for more mocs news throughout the day.