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Campus Increases Security in Response to Thefts

TTU students need secure their car radios after last week’s string of vehicle break-ins. Five break-ins to student and faculty vehicles occurred last week with only high-end radios stolen from the vehicles.  University Police are investigating these reports. According to police reports, most of the incidents happen around the Murphy […]

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Oracle Alumnus Cites 50th Assassination Anniversary

Nov. 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a story only The Oracle reported in Putnam County on the day of his death. Tech alumnus Harold Freeman was serving as the copy editor for The Oracle when the assassination occurred. He visited the […]

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Public Service Announcement: Regional Phone Scam

The Oracle Staff received an email this weekend from the Director of Public Relations at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Melahn Finley.  It contained a press release warning about a phone scam being perpetrated in the Upper Cumberland Area.  The full text of this press release is reproduced below. — Cookeville, […]

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Project Reality Runway Celebrates Fifth Year

The Women’s Center original Project Reality Runway event returns Tuesday for its fifth annual celebration of Love Your Body Day. Students and faculty will model in clothes that express their individuality as veteran WTTU DJs Ariel Marlow and Drake Fenlon emcee the show. The emcees will give factoids and introduce […]

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New Fitness Facility Could Cost Students More Than Just Sweat

Student will be able to vote Nov. 18 through Nov. 20 to accept or decline the $100 fee Tech would add to student bills to fund a new fitness center. SGA unanimously passed the “New Fitness/ Intramural Facility Act of 2013” Monday, Nov. 11.  With the bill enacted, a student […]

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Big Smo sets Cowboys Aglow

The Yung J and Big Smo Concert at Cowboys on Nov. 13 brought in a crowd of over 400 people. The majority of the fans arrived around 7:30 p.m. and Yung J opened for Big Smo around 9:00 p.m. Big Smo’s girlfriend made a guest appearance on stage as he […]

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Campus Stache Shaves Profits for Charity

Campus Stache is back on campus to supply students with customizable clothing and accessories and well as make a contribution to charity. Brittnee and Andrew Robinson, a brother-sister-duo, started the brand a little over a year ago right in their own home.  The pair came up with the idea at […]

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Freshman Senate Leads Charge for Progress

Two freshman senators are not leaving the proposals solely to upperclassmen this semester. Nick Russell and Will Gabelman proposed extensive bills with campus-changing potential at Tuesday’s SGA meeting.  Deemed the “Volpe Library Standing Desk Act of 2013”, freshman senator Nick Russell proposed the bill in response to the health risks […]

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Season for Change: Residential Life Hosts Tech for Tots

Tech’s Residence Hall Association is hosting Tech for Tots, a Toys for Tots campaign, Nov. 11 through Dec. 3. Lauren Johnson, assistant coordinator of Pinkerton Quad, said the Residential Life service committee is planning and coordinating the event. “We wanted something for the Christmas season,” Johnson said. “We decided to […]

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Advisers Say Not to Worry about Registration Issues

Advisors said students should not stress if they do not get the classes they need during their allotted registration time during the week of November 11, but this has not curbed student concern. Due to previous experiences, several students said they are concerned with registration difficulty. Rising senior Chelsea Watkins […]