Things to do in Chattanooga


Southern Student Discount
Southern’s Student Association 2017-2018 officers have been busy! In addition to organizing bomb parties and activities (like Southern Ninja Warriors, where the winner got a huge cash prize), the SA officers have been going to local restaurants and championing our students. As of this semester, they have managed to convince nine local restaurants to give you a discount on your orders if you show them your Southern student ID card. Here’s the roundup:
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Best of the Local Dessert Shops
Clumpies—3917 St Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409
This ice cream shop is a regional favorite because of its handcrafted ice cream priced at 60¢ per ounce. Started in 1999, Clumpies features local ingredients to make its seasonal and classic flavors. Its long lines just go to show how much locals love it.
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Southern on the Map
Southern is close enough to Chattanooga that many of our students refer the campus as “in Chattanooga.” Although the reality is that Chattanooga is roughly 20 miles away, this vibrant city is hard to miss if you go to Southern.
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Christmas Traditions in the South
Situated smack dab in between Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina, Southern is... well... in the South. Although the Christmas traditions around here are pretty much the same as those around the country, our research showed three distinct holiday traditions that are found only in the South.
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Seven Affordable Activities to Do in Chattanooga
Chattanooga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Tennessee and holds over 177,000 people, and being only 20 miles away from Southern, it brings a host of indoor and outdoor activities to explore and enjoy. However, it's common knowledge that many college kids do not have extensive funds to use wherever and whenever they want. If that sounds like you, this post is for you.
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