Day: February 9, 2012


Madonna half-time show falls flat

Oracle readers, we need to have a family discussion about that halftime show at the Super Bowl this year. Admittedly, I’m not a huge Madonna fan. Cue the letters to the editor. I would have liked to see a performance by someone who’s a little bit more current, say for […]


Be fair to Ron Paul

Ron Paul is a fascinating figure in American politics. This claim was made in an article by Jonathan Frank in last week’s edition of The Oracle. While the claim itself is true, the article did not quite give Mr. Paul a fair analysis at all. This article was extremely biased; […]


‘Faux pas’ too picky

Now, I don’t have the best fashion sense out of the majority of girls here on campus, but I have a bone to pick with a few of the “faux pas” in the fashion article in last Friday’s edition of The Oracle. While I agree that Uggs and short shorts […]


Too much parking?

Here are some comments on last week’s “Letter to the Editor.” Tech does promote “responsible and legal” parking. They’re called parking tickets. Tech Police write a ridiculous amount of them, but people still park where is convenient for them. As a tour guide, I heard many statements on how beautiful […]


International student enrollment sees yearly increases

Tech’s International Student Affairs Office is busy as the number of international students grows. Within the last five years, Tech’s student body has grown. According to an e-mail from Alexis Pope, Tech’s assistant director of admissions, one of the biggest increases comes from the international freshman. In Spring 2011, 53 […]


Tuition Runs Out Day to highlight University operating costs

The Office of Annual and Special Programs is hosting the second annual Tuition Runs Out Day, with help from SGA, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 20 on South Patio. “Tennessee Tech is a Tennessee Board of Regents school, by that we are partially state funded,” SGA President Lee […]


Weekly Roundup: This week’s sports stories at a glance

Tech’s EXPW program waits for approval on expansion plans Tech’s exercise science, physical education and wellness department is looking to expand in the near future and are waiting for Tech’s approval. For long-term aspects, the department has been speaking with the local hospitals and the human ecology department to make […]