Author: Emma Kenner

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Veterans Week brings celebrations

Veterans Week is Nov. 11-15 and is sponsored by Tech’s Department of Military and Veteran Affairs.   Veterans Week began last year and is something that Mary McCaskey, director of financial aid and veteran affairs, is hoping to turn into a tradition.   Veterans Day was originally only celebrated on […]

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New agriculture lab expected next year

Plans to turn a Shipley Farm storage barn into a lab for agricultural engineering technology is expected to be completed by this time next year, an official said.   The location across the Hyder-Burks Pavilion currently is used to store the farm’s combines and tractors.   The proposed lab is […]

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“Heatin’ Up the Quad” raised $3,506

Tech’s 6th annual “Heatin’ Up the Quad” event raised $3,506 this year, increasing profits by a couple hundred dollars compared to last year, an organizer said.   “This event was good for us, good for the Food Pantry and good for Tech,” Suzann Hensley, assistant director for campus recreation, said. […]

Sports

Equestrian Team finishes semester at Murray State

  The western riders of Tech’s equestrian team racked up ribbons at Murray State University’s horse show on Nov. 2 and 3. Participants were Sasha Conatser, Madeline Plus, Mackenzie Garner, Emily Moser and Allison Rison.   Conatser won sixth place in beginner horsemanship: walk, jog. Garner won third place in […]

Arts News

“The Voice” watch party at 7 p.m.

The Jake Hoot “Voice” watch party is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. at the Eblen Center. Doors to the center open at 6:30 p.m.   The public is invited to view the show and vote to advance Jake to the next round.   Hoot is a 2013 graduate of Tennessee Tech, […]

Arts News Theater

Tech Players perform “Ruthless! The Musical”

  Tech students and community members work in harmony as the Tech Players perform their fall production, “Ruthless,” a musical production that runs through Saturday.   This club holds their production at the newly renovated Backdoor Playhouse located in the basement of the Jere Whitson Building. They try to do […]

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Editorial: Names of victims

A recent story about crime on campus prompted Oracle staff to develop a policy dealing with the names of victims involved in sex crimes, domestic violence, scams, or other crimes that tend to humiliate or degrade the victims. The Oracle staff believes that these victims deserve protection and privacy. The […]

News On campus

Tech bops its way through Jukebox Homecoming

The Tech community bops its way through Jukebox Homecoming celebrating the 89th year of the event with weeklong activities, ending with the parade and football game against Jacksonville State University on Saturday.   Jerry Keeton, coordinator of student activities and campus life, said two new activities were added this year. […]

Sports

Sports Recap

Football– The Golden Eagles football team soars toward victory with a 4-3 lead compared to their 1-10 record last season.   In Tech’s game against the University of Tennessee Martin on Oct. 12, the team fell 55-14. Tech’s bye week gave the players a much-needed rest Oct. 19.   The […]

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Habitat for Humanity to raise money with Cooking on the Square

Tech’s Habitat for Humanity Club is helping raise $100,000 to build a house using volunteers at Cooking on the Square on Friday.   The student club is setting up a booth on Sweet Street and helping recruit volunteers for other booths, Tech Habitat President Hope Craig said. Four thousand people […]