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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 […]


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 […]

News On campus

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 […]

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Counseling Center Hosts Support Groups

Tech’s Counseling Center is holding a support group for coping with current events every Friday from 10-11 a.m. in RUC Room 387. “There is a lot going on in the lives of our students personally, but there is a lot going on in the world that could really impact their […]

News Off campus

State Senate Passes Bill Against ‘Divisive Concepts’

A bill targeting what legislators are calling “divisive concepts” passed in the Tennessee Senate Monday, March 24. The bill, critics say, is yet another attack on what Tennessee legislators consider to be critical race theory and targets “divisive concepts” at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities. While critical race theory was […]