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Hutchison to retire after 31 years at Tech

A grasshopper walks into a bar, and the bartender says, “We have drink named after you.”The grasshopper replies, “Oh, you have a drink named Charles?” Earl Hutchison Sr. has been telling this joke (and changing the grasshopper’s name each time) to Tech journalism students for many years, but Spring 2011 […]

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Black, Williams to speak at commencements

Soon, more than 1,000 seniors will say goodbye to Tech.This spring, there will be two separate commencements. Tech’s spring commencements are generally larger than fall commencement. “In the Spring of 2006,” said Debbie Combs, special projects coordinator, “we first exceeded the 1,000 mark for graduates in a semester. “Our largest […]

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Athletics fee increase to fund scholarships, more

Students will now have to pay $175 per semester because of the $25 increase in the athletics fee. The athletics fee is a mandatory fee-regardless of a student’s involvement in Tech athletics.Along with all other fee increase request, the athletics fee was approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents during […]

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Summer swim lessons to begin at Fit, lifeguards needed.

The Health Promotions Office has released the summer swim lesson schedule and is in need of lifeguards for the summer season. Anyone who would like to lifeguard must be certified and willing to work over the summer. Hours are available over the entire summer period. "I'm thinking about getting my […]

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Personal training at the Fit

A new personal trainer program is in full swing at the Fit. Students, faculty and gym members now have access to four nationally certified trainers year-round, who will help them reach workout goals correctly, while avoiding injury. Participants can choose to train individually, with a partner, or in a group […]

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Tech Activities Board trades giveaways for campus activities

Poinsettias, umbrellas and USB ports are some of the items given out in the past by the Tech Activities Board on their Tuesday giveaways. However, as some people have noticed this semester the front lobby of Roaden University Center has been quite empty. However, students no longer crowd the RUC […]

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Web directors redesign Tech website

The Tennessee Tech website underwent many changes this summer as web directors Lisa Maas and David Willis took on the task of visually and technologically improving its features. Visitors to the new website will notice significant changes in the overall appearance of the homepage along with updated features such as […]

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Tech introduces virtual reality lab

Tennessee Tech is bumping it up a notch this semester with their new virtual reality lab that is currently under construction on the third floor of the library. The H.I.V.E., or Hybrid Immersive Visualization Environment, will help students and researchers learn through visualization by stepping into the new age of […]

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Real fashion for real people

Fashion celebrates all body shapes and sizes in the fifth annual Project Reality Runway show later this month on Tennessee Tech’s campus. The Women’s Center’s Love Your Body Day committee will be presenting the show Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room. The models, both men and women, […]