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News On campus

Chemistry Students Receive Prestigious Award

Tech chemistry students, Courtney LaPointe and Rebecca Firth, received a prestigious Student Leadership Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2021-22, respectively. Along with being an award recipient, students receive invitations to attend the ACS leadership conference. Student members of the American Chemical Society from universities around the world […]

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Tech Faculty Weigh in on Book Bans

The controversial ban of Art Spiegelman’s “Maus,” a graphic novel portraying the Holocaust, by a Tennessee school board has caused sales to increase on Amazon, resulting in it becoming a bestseller. “The Complete Maus” collection currently sits at No. 3 on the bestseller’s list. It previously topped the list at […]

Basketball Sports

Tech Men’s Basketball Win Back-to-Back Games

The Golden Eagles lost a close game to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Saturday Feb. 12 61-60. The loss put an end to a two-game winning streak for the men’s basketball team. The team has experienced the highs and lows over the past four games with two victories over Eastern […]

Basketball Sports

Golden Eagle Women’s Basketball Defeat SIUE

Tech women basketball beat Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) on Feb.12 68-64. Anna Jones led all Tech scorers with 23 points, and Anna Walker led all Golden Eagles in rebounds with 13 rebounds, six defensive and seven offensive. Jones also led the team with two assists. The win makes the […]

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Critical Race Theory Still a Point of National Debate

Florida is pushing to pass a bill to keep white people from feeling “discomfort” when teaching race in the classroom. The bill refers to the teaching of critical race theory in public schools and would alter the curriculum to avoid white people feeling guilt from past historical actions. Tech history […]

Blanton Alspaugh poses with a Grammy award.
Music News

Tech Alumnus Earns 25th Grammy Nomination

Tech alumnus, Blanton Alspaugh, will be in Las Vegas this spring as a nominee for the prestigious Producer’s Award during the 64th annual Grammy Awards. “Everybody in the business I am in is working hard and to have your colleagues point to what you’ve done and say that it’s a […]

News On campus

Tech Responds to TOSHA Complaint

Tech faculty and students have recently expressed frustration over what they call unsafe working conditions and learning environments. According to one faculty member, Johnson Hall – the home of Tech’s College of Business – has fallen into disrepair; and although the structure is slated for renovation, they believe the building […]

On campus Theater

Tech Players Present Spring Production of “The Wolves”

The Tech Players will debut their production of “The Wolves” on Feb. 3 at the Backdoor Playhouse. Directed by Joe Clark, “The Wolves” features an all-female cast and follows the lives of a soccer team as they prepare for their matches. The characters, who are all referred to by their […]