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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 […]

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Services across campus make changes due to coronavirus concerns

RESIDENTIAL LIFE Residential Life officials sent out an email March 12 informing students living in the residence halls that they must return to their permanent homes by March 15. International students, athletes with on-campus obligations and students who cannot return to their permanent homes were able to apply for permission […]

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Tech professor pushing education legislature

State legislators tabled a proposed bill requiring social health courses be taught in Tennessee middle schools until June due to the coronavirus pandemic. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta, in the Senate, and Rep. Ryan Williams, R-Cookeville, in the House. Elizabeth Ramsey, an associate professor of family […]

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Tech President approves pass/fail grading option

Tech President Phil Oldham decided undergraduate students with extenuating circumstances may apply to designate a course pass/fail this semester, according to information released by TTU News late Friday. The “grade accommodation” opportunity comes the week Tech students resumed classes online after school officials extended spring break to two weeks because […]

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18 identified victims in Putnam County

The 17 identified victims Jessica Clark – 30s female Amanda Cole – 34-year-old female Hattie Collins – 3- to 4-year-old female Dawson Curtis – 6- to 7-year-old female Terry Curtis – 54-year-old male Joshua Kimberlin – male in his 30s Sawyer Kimberlin – 2- to 3-year-old male Erin Kimberlin – […]