Day: March 18, 2011

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Students invited to Friday Café

Students in Melinda Anderson’s quantity food production course offer a Friday Café for all students. The café is located in South Hall Room 005 and serves lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays. The cafe offers a three coarse meal and a drink for $7. To ensure the proper […]

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Let’s Talk About Music: Lupe Fiasco’s ‘Lasers’

Lupe Fiasco’s latest offering “Lasers” takes Fiasco’s sound in a new direction featuring beats and rhythms ready for the club out of the box. While the electronic sounds on the album allow for a smooth album, generally rolling from track to track, this mass-consumer sound is combined with the political […]

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TBR to finalize, review student fee increases later this month

Students aren’t going to see relief from rising fees anytime soon. Not only did the Tennessee Board of Regents Finance Committee approve the student activity fee athletics fee, and health services fee during the March 7 meeting, they also reviewed requests from Tech for housing increases. Monica Greppin, interim communications […]

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Student response needed for survey

All freshmen and senior Tech students have an opportunity to voice opinions that will help the University better serve the needs and expectations of students.The National Survey of Student Engagement impacts the type of education and social programs that Tech offers its students. Students have the chance to voice their […]

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College of Business to host Etiquette Dinner

An annual Etiquette Dinner hosted by the College of Business offers business students a chance to practice networking, interviewing and dining skills. Tech’s College of Business Board of Trustees, College of Business Development and COB Student2Career Program sponsors the event. One can expect a full five-course meal including Italian wedding […]

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New NCAA program may be piloted at Tech

A new program, referred to as the Facilitating Learning and Achieving Graduation (FLAG) Program was offered to Academic Services Administrators of all OVC schools by the NCAA in a conference call with the administrators held on Feb. 24, 2011.Lance Jasitt, Athletics and Student Welfare assistant director, said that he was […]

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Let’s Talk About Movies: Battle: Los Angeles

“Battle: LA” is movie you can take or leave, and for the most part, it’s worth leaving. There are parts to like in this movie, but poor writing, questionable CGI and shaky cam really put a damper on this one.As soon as the movie kicks off, you are alerted to […]

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Boucher clarifies Tech tobacco policy

Tech’s no-smoking policy went into effect in 2010, but there are still misconceptions about what the policy entails.The policy states, “Effective Jan. 1, 2010, TTU is a No-Smoking and Tobacco- Free Campus, with all smoking (‘herbal’ and tobacco) and all other tobacco usage permitted only in private vehicles. This policy […]

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Must-see ‘Howl’ offers historical value

You have probably heard of James Franco. He is a young actor who has done a few memorable movie roles, including one in “Spiderman 3” as New Goblin/Harry Osborn. He also played the drug dealer in “Pineapple Express.” If you watched the Oscars this year, he was hosting the show […]

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‘Server not found’: Tesauro weighs in on campus Internet

Imagine going into a store and buying a bag of your favorite brand of potato chips. The bag looks like its bursting at the seams with chips.Hungrily, you tear open the bag to find about half a measly cup worth of crumbs that barely takes up one fifth of the […]