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Editorial: Names of victims

A recent story about crime on campus prompted Oracle staff to develop a policy dealing with the names of victims involved in sex crimes, domestic violence, scams, or other crimes that tend to humiliate or degrade the victims. The Oracle staff believes that these victims deserve protection and privacy. The […]

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Tech bops its way through Jukebox Homecoming

The Tech community bops its way through Jukebox Homecoming celebrating the 89th year of the event with weeklong activities, ending with the parade and football game against Jacksonville State University on Saturday.   Jerry Keeton, coordinator of student activities and campus life, said two new activities were added this year. […]

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Habitat for Humanity to raise money with Cooking on the Square

Tech’s Habitat for Humanity Club is helping raise $100,000 to build a house using volunteers at Cooking on the Square on Friday.   The student club is setting up a booth on Sweet Street and helping recruit volunteers for other booths, Tech Habitat President Hope Craig said. Four thousand people […]

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Tuba collection to open Nov. 9

The tuba collection owned by Professor Winston Morris, which is featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the largest collection of its kind, is scheduled to open to the public on the third floor of the Roaden University Center on Nov. 9.   The Tennessee Tech Tuba […]

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Tech students visit women’s prison

A group of 12 students from Tech’s Sociology and Criminology Club spent a day understanding what life is like for women behind bars.   The students and advisor of the club visited The Tennessee Prison for Women in Nashville on Oct. 10.   “I felt that the trip served to […]

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Tech celebrates National Transfer Student Week

Tech is not only a place to begin four years of a college career, it is also a place that roughly 3,500 students transferred to finish their degree.   “A third of our student body are transfer students,” Alex Callis, tech’s transfer specialist, said.   October 21-25 is National Transfer […]

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Third annual door decorating contest approaches

Students and faculty members are haunting the Tech hallways for the third year in a row.   The decorating contest began in 2017 in the College of Graduate Studies office and a few other departments in Derryberry Hall, Becky Blalock, an academic support associate with the College of Graduate Studies, […]

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Grand Challenge promotes involvement in rural areas

President Phil Oldham’s new initiative Grand Challenge, is helping increase student involvement in rural areas throughout the state.   “The Grand Challenge is the big new initiative under President Oldham that is following Governor Bill Lee’s new executive order to serve rural communities,” Kinsey Potter, a professional communications intern for […]

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Speech and Debate Team to sponsor national tournament

The Tennessee Tech Speech and Debate Team wins the bid to sponsor the 2019-2020 International Public Debate Association National Championship Tournament and Convention for the first time.   They event is scheduled during spring break in March.   “This is the first time that Tech has ever hosted a national […]