Month: April 2019


Gay adoption bill holds Tennessee back

Legislators passed a bill last week making it legal for foster care and adoption agencies to prevent gay couples from adopting in Tennessee, setting a dangerous precedent for the state.  The bill, proposed by Rep. Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro, allows licensed adoption agencies to prevent adoptions due to religious objections […]


Japanese club brings culture to Tech

He is creating a power point presentation for the Japanese club meeting this Friday in Tech library. Photo by Rena Suzuki. Tech’s Japanese Club President Kei Mori, has been teaching Japanese language and culture in Bruner 306 every other Friday since he was a freshman.   “The first Japanese Club president, […]


Music recitals require extreme preparation

Recitals take up a large portion of Tech’s calendar, but many students don’t understand everything they entail. For music majors, a recital is more than just a performance and takes a different kind of preparation compared to an exam. “This is a performing art-music is a form of communication. So […]


Experiences abroad in Finland

Shawn Foster When I arrived in Finland, I had no idea what to expect for the next six months of my life. I had only been out of the U.S. once before with a student group to Berlin during spring break in 2018. Other than that, I had not been […]


Wings Up Weekend scheduled for April 12 and 13

From left: Captain Absolute (James Alder), Mrs. Malaprop (Chelsea Holland) and Lydia Languish (Dallas Stark) in a scene from “The Rivals.” Photo by Mark Creter Two days, 13 events, one Tennessee Tech University. Tech and the Crawford Alumni Center sponsor Wings Up Weekend April 12 and 13 on and around […]


Journalism students support open records policy change

The board of trustees can legally change their policy requiring proof of residency for access to open records, the president of Tech’s Society of Collegiate Journalists said.   President Kendyl Seals said she consulted Deborah Fisher executive director for the Tennessee Coalition of Open Government and TCOG Lee Pope attorney about […]