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Festival of Voices Ends on High Note

Tech hosted the fifth annual Festival of Voices Friday, featuring five Tennessee high schools and Tech Chorale. Friday morning, students from individual high schools performed for Dr. Kevin Fenton for approximately thirty minutes. Fenton is a professor of choral conducting and ensembles at Florida State University and directed the performance […]

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Shiver Me Cardboard

Tech Wars held its first battle of the semester Monday night when residents raced to the finish line in The Cardboard Boat Race. Over 300 students came to the Fitness Center swimming pool to watch members of the residence halls race their cardboard boats across the water. All the boats […]

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Color Me Rich

Elissa McLerran, a senior agribusiness management major from Hermitage Springs, Tenn., must never have heard the proverb that says “two wrongs don’t make a right.” McLerran dedicated herself to producing a positive outcome from two adverse events: the death of a close friend and budget cuts in her home county. […]

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Disc Golf Courses Up to Par for Students

The sport of disc golf is becoming more and more popular, and many student disc golfers at Tech say they are okay with that. Disc golf is a sport in which players throw weighted discs at targets known as DISCatchers. The object is to get the disc in the DISCatcher […]

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TKE Car Wash Saved by the Sun

Tech’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter held a car wash fundraising event Saturday in hopes of raising money for improvements to their house. Junior and fundraising chair Jacob Alea said he came up with the idea of hosting a car wash to raise money to fund new additions to the TKE […]

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“Campus Compass” Leads Students Forward

Tech is in the process of renovating the RUC by remodeling the information desk into an area called “Campus Compass”. Campus Compass will be a place that students can go to receive assistance on a variety of topics, academic or non-academic. The major goal of Campus Compass is to solve […]

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School of Nursing Expands Program

The Whitson-Hester School of Nursing has expanded the size of the program and accepted 60 new upper-division nursing students this fall. Previously, the department accepted anywhere between 45 and 48 students into the program. This year’s class saw a 20 percent increase in the number of students that were accepted. […]

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Officer Allen Pedals for Justice

Gay Shepherd, TTU chief of police, has approved the initiative for a campus bicycle patrolman on weeknights.  Jesse Allen, a TTU police officer, proposed the idea. Shepherd said she approved of the idea and was enthusiastic to accept his request to bicycle patrol the campus on weeknights. Allen will be […]

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“Speak Up” Rally to Raise Awareness

The Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) will host the Speak Up Rally at Memorial Gym on Sept. 21 in hopes of raising awareness for people with disabilities.  Raising awareness for people with disabilities has many facets, which the SCEC hopes to bring to attention. “The purpose of the Rally […]

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Need a Job? Potential Employers to Come to TTU

Over 100 potential employers are expected to attend Tennessee Tech’s Career Day Oct. 3 in the RUC.  Director of Career Services Alice Camuti said that she is confident in the employer turnout for this semester’s career fair. “The whole building will be infiltrated with potential employers,” Camuti said. “This year, […]