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Oracle Editors offer parting words of wisdom

It is a scary time to be graduating college. No matter when students graduate though, it is always scary.  As freshmen, we were eager to learn, grow, make connections and gain experience before graduating and joining the real world. Now, as graduation grows closer, our excitement is becoming eclipsed by […]

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Congratulations Graduates

Dear Graduates, We are proud of your accomplishments and proud that you are receiving your diploma from Tennessee Tech! You have worked hard to reach this point in your life. You have sacrificed and persisted. You have fought and survived. You have made it through the challenges in front of […]

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What Now?

You are going to graduate! Yea!  Congratulations!  You did it!  We are so proud of you!  “So now what?”  This is a question that is asked by hundreds of thousands of college graduates across the country.  The answer may not be what you want to hear.   “Around 53% of recent […]

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Homecoming changes brought new events

The 90th Tech homecoming looked a little different this year. Tech’s virtual and socially distanced homecoming week took place Nov. 9-13.  In total Tech had 10 events and competitions. The winners for each competition and the overall winners were announced in an empty Tucker Stadium on Friday. The ceremony was […]

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Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child began in 1993, with the mission to provide God’s love in a triangle way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. The event is founded by Samaritan’s Purse. Purse is a nondenominational […]

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Center for career development offers help for the future

The Center for Career Development hosts weekly Career Workshops in the RUC Multipurpose room every Tuesday and Thursday during dead hour.  Students can come to get their resume reviewed, learn how to set up their resume,  do well in an interview  or land that first-time position or internship. Analeigh Coats, […]

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SOLO brings the Q&A to your screen

Through the rest of November, SOLO will be hosting four virtual Question and Answer events with famous cast members of Saturday Night Live and Netflix. Coordinator of Student Activities and Campus Life, Jerry Keeton, gives the inside scoop on how he got these well known comedians to speak to the […]

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Lack of Transgender Bathroom Policy

Tech’s website has no specific rule on where transgender and gender non-conforming people that feel discomfort using their assigned gender’s restroom on campus should go. In fact, no search result on Tech’s website mentions the word transgender at all. Chief of the communications office, Karen Lykins, explained the lack of […]

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Trustees pass motion to revise Title IX, sexual assault conduct code

Tech’s COVID-19 response, racial diversity and new construction were discussed during the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 28. The Board also approved revisions to university policies, and welcomed new members.  The Board passed the motions to revise both the student conduct rule and the Title IX compliance rule.  Dr. […]

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States. The observation started as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson in 1968, and was […]