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Erin Brokovich scheduled to speak on campus

Consumer advocate and environmental activist Erin Brockovich will visit Tennessee Tech to speak about motivation and personal empowerment Oct. 29 in Derryberry Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. The Commission on the Status of Women proposed Brockovich to be their speaker for this semester. The Commission’s chairwoman Julia Baker said Brockovich […]

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Alumni Association welcomes former Golden Eagles back to the nest

Tennessee Tech’s Alumni Association is doing its best to keep the alumni up-to-date for homecoming this weekend.   The Alumni Association has planned several events that involve alumni for both Friday and Saturday. According to ttualumni.org, the Alumni Association’s main focus is to act as liaison between Tech alumni and the […]

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Golden Eagle Battalion closure could affect cadets’ futures

Cadets of the Golden Eagle Battalion are already facing the effects of the Army’s Oct. 2 announcement to close Tech’s ROTC program by the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. While the majority of current juniors and seniors will be able to complete the program, it is the freshmen and […]

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For Tech students who did not receive the HOPE Scholarship this year, the hope of financial aid may seem grim. Fortunately, the Scholarship office offers approximately 550 scholarships to ease the fiscal burden. The requirements of Tennessee’s HOPE Scholarship are steep, according to the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.   Students […]

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Organizations perform at annual Homecoming Pep Rally

Thursday night, several organizations participated in Pep Rally, one of Homecoming’s biggest events.  Teams performed practiced routines in a competition to earn points. These organizations spend hours of time preparing for this event.  Lacey Renfro is a sophomore and captain of the pep rally squad for Phi Mu Fraternity and […]

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Degree Works helps students with decisions

Tech will open a new piece of software to students in the spring that will ease the advisement process.  Degree Works is a software system purchased by Tech last year that will allow students to plan out their courses before they meet with their advisors and register for classes. “We […]

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Brand New Building: For Science!

Building plans for an $82 million science building on Tech’s campus have been set into motion. The structure will be more than 150,000 square feet, making it the largest structure on campus once completed. The total budget for this project is approximately $82 million dollars. Claire Stinson, Ph.D., is the […]

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Master Plan to Construct Largest Building in University History

The Child Development Lab and daycare will be moving out of Matthews-Daniel Hall to its new location in Southwest Hall, formally the Regional Health Building. In past years, Matthews-Daniel Hall has had issues with the amount of space available for children. Angela Smith, the Child Development Lab director, said there […]

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Hippogriffs Rein Supreme Over Thestrals in First Home Game of Season

The TTU Golden Hippogriffs quidditch team defeated the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Thestrals 2-0 Sunday. The Golden Hippogriffs more than doubled the Blue Thestral’s score in their first home game of the season. Through the course of both games, Tech outscored the MTSU Blue Thestrals.  In the “Muggle realm” […]

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Marching Band to Play at Murray State Game

For the first time in 8 years Tennessee Tech’s marching band will be traveling to an away game with the football team on October 5. Last time the traveled was to MTSU and this year they will be taking over Murray state. Tech’s marching band hasn’t traveled in 8 years […]