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Tech Faculty Members Found in Violation of University Policy

On April 14, 2021, two Tech faculty members were found to be in violation of Tech policy, after an investigation into flyers accusing another professor of being a racist and bringing a “national hate group” to Tech’s campus. A complaint was filed with Tennessee Tech’s Office of Human Resources by […]

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Unrest after mask mandates lifted

This month, the Governors of Texas and Mississippi announced they will be ending their state-wide mask mandates. There are 11 other states that do not require a mask mandate, Tennessee being one of them. These states have not required masks across the state, instead leaving the decision up to individual […]

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Trustees focus on the future of Tech

The Tech Board of Trustees discussed the appointment of a new Chief Diversity Officer, a new proposal for the university’s budget, and diversity in engineering at their spring meeting on March 11.  The meeting opened with statements from five engineering students to give details on a program they have created […]

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Education Majors Experience COVID-19 in the Classroom

The United States education system tends to face many challenges, but no one could have predicted the pandemic that suddenly closed the doors of schools across the nation.  “The students are having to wear masks, and there is social distancing having to be maintained in the school building. The students […]

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Mass media sparks controversy in elections

After the presidential election, Americans have questioned the integrity of the media. Election controversy began by allegations of voter fraud followed by the media declaring a winner in certain states before all votes were counted.  In America, the right to vote in a fair and free election is a basic […]

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Women Empowerment since 1832

Women empowerment has taken its place in history, shaping it into what it is today, changing society and allowing women to achieve any dream they have had of achieving in this lifetime. Two women from Tennessee Tech University named Paula Hinton, and Nicole Cooke offered their insight on how women […]

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Guide to the final presidential debate: how to watch

The second and final presidential date will take place October 22 at 8 pm central time. Both President Trump and Former Vice President Biden will be at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee to debate these topics: fighting COVID-19, American families, race, climate change, national security, and leadership.  The debate is […]

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Tiny justice sparked massive change

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, 2020, shocked people around the world. Ginsburg was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court nominated by President Bill Clinton. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was known for her dainty appearance standing at a mere five feet tall and barely weighing 100 […]

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Birth Control Role since 1916 in America

The Director of the Women’s Center at Tech Helen Hunt, and Betty Lopez a recent nurse graduate from Tech offered their professional opinions on the role birth control has had since it was first established in the U.S. in 1916. October 16, 1916, is a day in the history of […]

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Craving human contact, a COVID-19 survivor story

Human touch can be taken for granted. A handshake when greeting a friend, the accidental brush of two hands together, a gentle kiss on the lips. For some, COVID-19 has prevented even the slightest of touches. For others, through cleanliness practices, touch has been lessened but not eradicated.  Eva Dingwall […]