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SGA to hold town hall meetings

Tennessee Tech University Student Government Association passed “Outreach Act of 2013” in their first meeting of the semester. The Outreach Act of 2013 creates monthly “town hall” meetings so that students can be more involved with the decisions and actions of SGA.  Senator for the College of Agriculture and Human […]

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Microsoft updates email service

            Microsoft will finish upgrading Tennessee Tech’s email accounts from Live@edu to Office 365 within the next month.             “Tech switched to Microsoft-hosted Live@edu in the fall of 2010,” Annette Littrell, director of information technology services, said. “No matter how you feel about Microsoft as a company, I think everybody […]

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New Provost on campus

The search for a provost and vice president of academic affairs ended July 1 when Dr. Bahman Ghorashi accepted an invitation to join the Tennessee Tech faculty. Ghorashi previously served in multiple capacities at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. He said he is very enthusiastic about his move to […]

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Intramurals kick new sports into play

Tech intramurals office is introducing two new sports this year with a game called kan jam and kickball. Kan Jam is a frisbee game that is played inside a gym with two garbage cans at each end with holes cut in the sides. “It’s kind of like ultimate frisbee and […]

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Off-campus party house gets shut down

A raucous party led four Tech students to begin the search for a new place to live after their house party got out of control over the weekend.             Located just off Tech’s campus, the “Frisbee House”, located at 706 North Jefferson Avenue, has been a hot gathering spot in […]

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Hatching fly ideas in The Nest

Tech’s student-run radio station, WTTU 88.5, is undergoing many changes in an effort to revitalize the channel. The newly named 88.5 FM The Nest is being refreshed under the leadership of disk jockeys and directors Drake Fenlon and Dillon James. “We want to put the station out in the community […]

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Bowled over

The Appalachian Center for Craft, located in Smithville, will be hosting its annual Bowlathon on Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pottery bowls made at this event will be auctioned off at the Cooking on the Square on October 25 to benefit Putnam County’s Habitat for […]

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Brown leads green charge

Tech’s Sustainable Campus Committee has a new student chairperson this semester. Senior Lydia Brown was officially elected at Wednesday’s meeting. The committee has 19 student members for the fall semester, including Brown. She is also returning as the recycling coordinator this year.   Last semester, the committee’s largest endeavor was […]

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The Fray to headline Fall S.O.L.O. Concert

SGA announced today The Fray will be coming to Tennessee Tech this semester. The Fray, who rose to fame in 2005, is known for such hits as “How to Save a Life”, “You Found Me”, and “Never Say Never”. Their latest studio release, Scars and Stories, was released last year. […]

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Battle of the buildings

The war has begun. Each year, the Residence Hall Association hosts a year-long event called “Tech Wars”. Tech Wars is a year-long competition between all the residence halls, Tech Village included. Each building will earn points throughout the year through various competitions, such as filling up the recycle bins in […]