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TBR considers modifying common calendar, Tech aims to keep equivalent semesters

The Tennessee Board of Regents is considering changes to the common calendar, which could affect Tech and other TBR institutions as early as the fall 2014 semester. According to Monica Greppin-Watts, TBR communications director, any revision to the common calendar will be discussed at the Subcouncils’ meeting in July and […]

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Tech to award first honorary doctorate degrees to Tech alumni, astronauts

Astronauts Roger Crouch and Barry Wilmore are scheduled to receive honorary doctorate degrees at Tech’s May 5 commencement ceremonies. Both Crouch and Wilmore will be the first recipients awarded honorary doctorate degrees by Tech since the Tennessee Board of Regents permitted their institutions authorization to award the degrees. “We have […]

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Excessive printing charges to begin summer semester

The third and final stage of Pharos printing system is scheduled to begin this summer. ┬áStudents who exceed the established printing limit will begin incurring charges, with those charges returning to the Technology Access Fee funds. Faculty and staff are being tracked by Information Technology Services on a separate Pharos […]

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ResLife to host To Write Love on Her Arms

Tech’s Residential Life Office is hosting To Write Love on Her Arms, an event promoting suicide prevention, from 5 to 7 p.m. April 19 on the main quad of campus. TWLOHA is a non-profit organization that was created to people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. Students will write […]

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Finals, end of semester stresses prompt influx of students at Health Services

With finals just around the corner, Tech Health Services has seen an increase in students suffering from stress and lack of sleep. “At the end of semester, we always have people that have waited to the end of the semester to say they’re drowning, meaning failing their classes and stressing […]

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Annual Relay for Life to sport unlucky theme in light of Friday the 13th

Tech’s annual Relay for Life kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. with a theme honoring the unlucky day. “Superstitions is the overall theme,” Jessica Hyder, Tech’s Relay for Life chairman, said. “Then everybody chose a theme that was underneath that, such as walking under a ladder, black cats or broken […]

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Speak Up rally to raise disability, discrimination awareness

The Student Council for Exceptional Children will host Speak Up, a rally that promotes disability awareness, March 31. The rally is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tech’s campus at Memorial Gym. According to Katherine Cox, president of SCEC, the purpose of this rally is […]

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ResLife, Habitat for Humanity host Cardboard City on Main Quad

Tech’s Residential Life is hosting Cardboard City from 7 p.m. March 30 to 7 the following morning March 31 at the main quad. Cardboard City, co-hosted by Habitat for Humanity, is an event raising awareness about homelessness and hunger. Proceeds and donations for the event will be split between the […]