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Tech’s Nursing Program remains steady amid COVID-19

There is a national shortage of nurses that has been amplified by the effects of COVID-19.  Nursing programs were failing to enroll enough students to meet this need, even before COVID-19, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  Tech’s Whitson-Hester School of Nursing is trying to alleviate some […]

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EagleFit Fights for Healthier Campus

Living a healthy lifestyle is often quoted as the key to a happy and successful life.  For college students, the notion of a completely healthy lifestyle can often feel unattainable. Throughout the stress of a pandemic and a semester ahead, students do not have to trail blaze the journey of […]

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Student on the street

Do you dedicate more time to your subjects now with online classes or before when we had in-person classes?     “I prefer in-person classes, especially being an engineering major. A lot of our classes have labs that are best learned in-person, being hands-on with equipment from the work field. […]

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Siraj paves the way for women in cybersecurity

Dr. Ambareen Siraj, professor of computer science at Tech has been named Cybersecurity Person Of the Year by Cybersecurity Ventures. Siraj is a founding director of the cybersecurity education, research and outreach center at Tech. She also established Women in Cybersecurity, a global organization known for bringing together talented women […]

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Baptist Collegiate Ministry Welcomes Students

Tennessee Tech has over 400 different clubs and student organizations, and it can be overwhelming to try and figure out which clubs and or organizations you want to join.  Deciding which group to join, or which is the right fit, takes time and research. An easy way is to find […]

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Spring Break Still on for Tech Students

 After a mere two weeks of classes, many students find themselves longing for spring break. Fortunately for Tech students, President Oldham has decided to keep spring break in the schedule. Other schools, however, are making a different choice.   The University of Tennessee Knoxville announced on their coronavirus guidelines page that […]

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Tech Dining Service Brings Improvement to Campus

The transition into 2021 has brought a few new improvements to the Tech campus.  The Tennessee Tech Dining Service has made mobile ordering available at your favorite spots around campus.  The app is listed as “Transact Mobile Ordering” in the app store and is as simple as selecting your school […]

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Letter from the managing editor

This semester, we start new. As I step into my new role as managing editor, I hope to capitalize on the new start this semester is offering. Throughout this semester, and the next, I hope to see The Oracle service the students, alumni, and faculty of this university like never […]

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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 […]