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Counseling Center Hosts Support Groups

Tech’s Counseling Center is holding a support group for coping with current events every Friday from 10-11 a.m. in RUC Room 387. “There is a lot going on in the lives of our students personally, but there is a lot going on in the world that could really impact their […]

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State Senate Passes Bill Against ‘Divisive Concepts’

A bill targeting what legislators are calling “divisive concepts” passed in the Tennessee Senate Monday, March 24. The bill, critics say, is yet another attack on what Tennessee legislators consider to be critical race theory and targets “divisive concepts” at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities. While critical race theory was […]

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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 […]

Blanton Alspaugh poses with a Grammy award.
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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 […]

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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 […]