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Homecoming Returns with In-Person Events

The 90th Tech Homecoming is right around the corner and it promises to bring back traditional, in-person events. The theme this year is Homecoming Through the Decades. The banner contest is the first event, with student organizations hanging their banners in the RUC lobby on Nov. 8. On Tuesday, Nov. […]

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U.S. Rep. John Rose Meets with SGA

U.S. Rep. John Rose paid a visit to the Student Government Association’s meeting on Monday, Oct. 18 to discuss his experience in office with the SGA members . Rose is currently serving his second term representing the Sixth District of Tennessee. He graduated from Tech with a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Tech Lifts Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Individuals

At 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, an email was sent to all of Tech’s community, adjusting the mask regulations on campus: vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks on campus, though some questions remain. On August 16, three days before classes started, administration informed students and faculty […]

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Tech’s graduation rate sets record

Tech announced its highest six-year graduation rate ever, the University said in a news release on  Thursday, Oct. 7. According to a report from President Phil Oldham, the six-year graduation rate hit 60% for students who started in the fall of 2015. This is a 3% increase from last year’s […]

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Tech choirs retake the stage

After adjusting to a virtual choir for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, the Tennessee Tech Choral and Concert Choir will be returning to a limited in-person performance. Fall Concerts will be held in Wattenbarger Auditorium on October 26 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. CDC recommendations prevented groups of […]

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Breast cancer awareness embraced by students

The pink ribbon is coming back on campus this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the past, Tech has held events to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and they don’t have plans in the works for this year yet. In the meantime, students will be the ones celebrating this […]

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SOLO concerts return with Ludacris

The Student Government Association’s SOLO concert returns to Tech for the first time since the pandemic began. Three-time Grammy Award winner Ludacris is scheduled to perform in the Hooper Eblen Center on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. He will also be performing with special guest, singer and rapper Bryce […]

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Tech History: The President’s House

At the end of the long, scenic driveway off North Dixie lies Walton House, the home of President Oldham. It stands tall with eight strong pillars and a sprawling lawn, complete with grand chandeliers and spiral staircases. The first President, Quinton Smith, did not live in Walton House, however. His […]