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Rina Sawayama, Blood Orange and more on New Music Friday

   Another Friday means another weekend full of new music to discover. This weekend especially, musicians from all over the world released quality albums and singles that prove the potential from new artists, as well as showing prolonged quality from well-known artists in the industry.     The Japanese-British pop star […]

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Ending of Queen Elizabeth’s Era

After a period of mourning across the country, her majesty’s coffin will be taken from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey, where both kings and queens alike are crowned,here her funeral will be held on Sept. 19 at 11 a.m.  This will be the first monarch’s funeral hosted in Westminster Abbey […]

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Tech Faculty File For Preliminary Injunction To Remove Sanctions

Two Tech faculty members suing the university’s provost filed a motion for a preliminary injunction earlier this year, requesting the court to restrain the enforcement of sanctions imposed upon them. However, the provost’s attorneys argue that such an injunction is not necessary. The federal lawsuit filed in October 2021 by Dr. […]

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NAV, Yeat, and more on New Music Friday

This past week was slow for album releases from mainstream music artists but was flourishing for “underground” artists reaching for mainstream success. Multiple albums and many singles from artists who have yet to become household names released, making all their careers more exciting.      One exception to this is the […]

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President Biden Cancels up to $20,000 in student loans

On Wednesday, Biden announced that those in debt with student loans would be eligible for loan forgiveness of up to $20,000 in an attempt to remedy the student loan debt epidemic that plagues one in seven people living in this country.   Individuals with student loans that make less than […]

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Tech Committee in Violation of Tennessee Law

Tech Campus Space Utilization and Allocation Committee has failed to post meeting minutes online since Sept. 29, 2021, a violation of the Tennessee Open Meeting Act.   The committee is responsible for monitoring the utilization and space allocation of academic and administrative buildings and facilities across campus. They plan and […]

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Faculty member sues Tech for ‘discrimination’

Tech, over summer break, was named in a federal lawsuit after an associate professor claimed she was discriminated against when seeking a promotion.   Associate professor of English Kristen Deiter filed the federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee alleging civil and human rights […]

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Faculty Senate: “Crisis Mode”

Concern regarding staffing levels within the Office of Research and Economic Development has been on the minds of the Tennessee Tech Faculty Senate for nearly nine months, and now some faculty members describe the situation as dire. The ORED has set a record of more than $23 million in external […]