Author: Valerie Hubert

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Club Highlight: Plant Science Experiences Club

The Plant Science Experiences Club gives students interested in plants an opportunity to collaborate and participate in activities such as field trips and plant propagation, as well as listen to and meet guest speakers.   Members founded the club to promote the development and advancement of students in plant-science careers, […]

On campus Opinion

Scholarship Hours

Tech scholarship recipients sometimes find that their prizes come with a cost: from writing “thank you” notes to maintaining a certain GPA, the expectations are pretty standard. However, between full-time study and bills to pay, some students find themselves in a bind with the academic service scholarship, which requires them […]


Opinion: Plant-based diets

It is a pretty big misconception that those with a plant-based diet eat rabbit food.   In fact, it has never been easier to swap meat for an alternative. Even fast food chains are starting to cater to plant-based diets.   Ever since Burger King came out with the Impossible […]


Stress and college relationships

People say college is the best part of your life but they frequently leave out all the stress that comes with the experience.   Stress doesn’t only affect you and the way you are feeling. It can also affect the people you surround yourself with.   Stressors experienced outside a […]


SGA Supports Oldham’s raise, bonus

SGA members expressed mostly positive opinions on the proposed 1.012% salary increase for President Phil Oldham, but raised concerns about the pay disparity between Oldham and professors.   If approved by the board of trustees in March, the increase would bring Oldham’s salary to slightly more than $350,000.   “He […]


President Oldham expresses pride for Tech community

In the aftermath of Tuesday morning’s tornado, Tech President Phil Oldham expressed his gratitude and pride for the work and passion demonstrated by Tech’s community members.   The tornado that touched down throughout Middle Tennessee Tuesday at approximately 2 a.m. was at least an EF-3, meaning winds were moving at […]


Resources for tornado victims

Campus Resources for Students Affected by Tornado Tech Food pantry- 931-372-6143 Monday-Thursday and 931-372-6107 Nights and Weekends Tech Counseling Center – 931-372-3331   Off-Campus Resources for Those Affected by Tornado Cookeville Community Center: Food/Supplies/ Shelter – 931-526-8015 Stevens Street Baptist Church: General supplies/ Clothing – 931-526-6398 First Baptist Church: 931-526-7108 […]