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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 […]

Election News

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 […]

Education News Politics

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 […]

News On campus

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 […]