Month: September 2020

On campus

Tech sees increase in enrollment and learning options for fall 2020

The enrollment for first-time freshmen and overall undergraduate enrollment is slightly up this fall compared to fall of 2019 according to Karen Lykins, chief communication officer. Graduate numbers are up significantly this fall compared to last fall. “Fall 2020 undergraduate enrollment is up over fall 2019 by 45 students, at […]


Intramurals Look Different this Fall

One thing that is conducted at Tech every semester that involves campus recreation is intramural sports.   This is also a way to get students involved in some type of sport activity.  Intramurals will look different this year with the coronavirus going around.  “Obviously we had to change the types […]


Wildfires devastate the West

At least 35 people are dead following wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington, the Associated Press reported. The wildfires have burned over 4.6 million acres in 87 large fires. With wildfires burning millions of acres, smoke has traveled down to Hawaii and all the way to New York. This poses […]

Off campus

Bonnaroo goes virtual

The Farm, located in Manchester, Tennessee looks a little different this year. The grass is still green, untrampled by 80,000 people, but the bands are still hard at play. No High-Five Friday shared with music fans from all over the world. This year’s Bonnaroo festival, called ROO-ALITY, will be held […]

On campus

Oldham addresses uncertainty, health concerns of Tech community

  President Oldham discussed COVID-19 updates, university enrollment, tuition, and finances at the fall 2020 Chat with the President.  This semester’s chat began with some opening remarks from President Oldham about campus updates.   “This is clearly a very unusual time in the history of our nation, in the history of this […]

National News

158 years later, struggle for racial equality continues

The Emancipation Proclamation declared “that all held as slaves within the rebellious states are, and henceforward shall be free.”  This executive order was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on September 22, 1862, during the Civil War. When asked who had a great impact in African American history, senior Victoria Murray, […]

Off campus

The Table: the place to play

The Table is a locally owned board game lounge which opened January of 2020. The new business is owned and operated by 2013 Tech  graduate, Nathaniel Jones. It is located at 18 W. Spring Street, across the street from Broast. There are handmade tables and over 300 board games lining […]