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Campus Events

Tuesday, Nov. 14 School of Music – Recital: Clarinet Choir & Flute Choir, 7:30 p.m., Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building, Cookeville, Tennessee. Wednesday, Nov. 15 School of Music – Recital: Saxophone Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building, Cookeville, Tennessee. Thursday, Nov. 16 School of Music – […]

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20th Annual Festival of Student Writing

The 20th annual Festival of Student Writing will be showcasing written work and projects from first-year Tech students for free in the Roaden University Center on November 21, before Thanksgiving break starts. “The primary goal of this annual event is to celebrate and showcase students’ writing and research projects from […]

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Tech Faculty Senate Meeting

Tech recently held its third Faculty Senate meeting of the Fall 2023 semester on Sept. 25, the format of which was centered around a Q&A style discussion with President Phil Oldham. The Sept. 25 meeting was made up of 42 out of 50 present senators; 8 of 50 currently serving […]

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Honoring the stories, love and losses from WWII

Tucked inside Six Years to Sunrise, there is a scrap of paper, written in Catherine Hoff Lafear’s  handwriting, “Jeg deg elsker, bestemor.” Because of those we honor on Veterans’ Day, stories like the Hoff’s are preserved with a grace that cannot be replicated. In English, it reads, “I love you, […]

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Intolerance is something underserving of toleration

The fundamentals of any democracy is proper representation of all voices within the society.  A democratic society must have tolerance in order to respect these voices and give them space to participate. To take this to mean that there must be absolute tolerance of all positions, however, would be a […]