Day: October 25, 2012


Cookeville meningitis death sparks concern

With the meningitis outbreak on the rise, students need to be aware of their surroundings to keep from obtaining the infectious disease. The current outbreak of fungal meningitis is said to be caused by a fungus found in steroid injections produced by the New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts. The […]


Funding formula threatens budget

A new plan to base a university’s state funding on graduation rates is going to cause some major changes to Tech, including a reduction in state funding. Previously, state funding was based on enrollment numbers.  The goal of this program, called the Complete College Act, is to raise Tennessee’s overall […]