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New garden at Tech’s food pantry

Forensic chemistry major Emma Schrider gets her hands dirty in the SeedFork garden at Tech Village. The garden grows fresh vegetables for the Tennessee Tech Food Pantry and is funded by a grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. The project is a partnership between the school of agriculture and […]

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Window on the World brings culture to Tech

The Nyama Drum Ensemble performs with audience members at Window On the World in the Hooper Eblen Center on April 13, which celebrates cultural diversity through a variety of international booths and performances. Window on the World is held every spring at Tech.  Photo by Rebecca Franey. Twenty-six vendors set […]

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Window on the World brings culture to Tech

The Nyama Drum Ensemble performs with audience members at Window On the World in the Hooper Eblen Center on April 13, which celebrates cultural diversity through a variety of international booths and performances. Window on the World is held every spring at Tech.  Photo by Rebecca Franey. Twenty-six vendors set […]

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Student organization educates TTU students on opioids, addiction

Learning how to reverse certain drug overdoses is becoming increasingly important because of the prevalence of opioid abuse. Two regional overdose prevention specialists, spoke on the need for reversal training with how common opioids are today.  The Addiction and Recovery Awareness student organization at Tech sponsored opioid reversal training about […]

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Investigation continues in PIKE vandalism case

Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity members believe they know who vandalized their property last week and plan to turn evidence over to Cookeville police, according to information obtained by The Oracle. That evidence includes footage from video surveillance cameras in the neighborhood. Cookeville police responded to a call at the Peachtree […]

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Scuba diving class offered at Tech

Instructor Chris Rice (bottom left) from center left, Katilynn Franklin, Robin Rice and Taylor Jett. Photo by Logan Staley. On a Monday afternoon in a pool located in the basement of Memorial Gym, Tech scuba instructor Chris Rice pushes his students backward into the deep end to start class.  Rice […]

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Opioid reversal training scheduled for April 11

 Dr. Lachelle Norris, Tennessee Tech sociology professor, sits in her office at Tennessee Tech. Photo by Kaylee Selby   A Tech professor and the Smith County Drug Prevention Coalition is scheduled to present an opioid reversal training during dead hour this Thursday in in Bell Hall room 232.  The training session […]

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First graders flock to Farm Day

Several students gather to pet a goat for the first time. Photo by Taylor Curtis. First-graders from all around Putnam County had a first-hand encounter with agriculture at the annual Farm Day event held April 2 and 3 in Tech’s Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion.  Over 1,000 children gathered in Hyder-Burks and […]

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Debate team members defend titles

Sara Stansbury, Madison Davis and Sistina Hammonds. Photo by Jacob Bray. Junior Madison Davis defended her national championship debate title earlier this month, bringing home a victory for the second consecutive year.  Davis usually competes in National Parliamentary Debate Association debate which is a two-on-two format with 15 minutes of […]