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2012 Tech football schedule released

Still riding the crest of winning the Ohio Valley Conference championship and making its first appearance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs, the Tech football team has turned its attention to the 2012 season. And, what a season it will be. Tech faces three tough, non-conference opponents who combined for a […]

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Artist interview: Seven questions with artist Wax Fang

Louisville’s experimental-rock band Wax Fang is scheduled to perform March 29 at the Backdoor Playhouse. The event, organized by student group Underrepresented, New, Creative, Live Experiences, is free to all and will begin at 8 p.m. with a performance by local band The Soviet Space Program. Wax Fang’s bassist, Jake […]

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Students to pick up tickets for Murray State game

Attendance for the Tech vs. No. 16 Murray State basketball game is expected to be high. The game on Feb.25 is also Senior Night for athletes, starting 10 minutes before the men’s and women’s games. “You can pick up your ticket at the ticket office located at the Eblen Center,” […]

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University finalizes deal to outsource custodians

Tech signed a contract with SSC Service Solutions Feb. 10, outsourcing its custodial services in an attempt to cut spending.  “There was an administrative committee that reviewed proposals and evaluated all of the vendors, and the university accepted the contract,” Karen Lykins, Communications and Marketing associate vice president, said. According […]

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Gym Class Heroes set to perform at April SOLO concert

Gym Class Heroes will perform at 6 p.m. April 24 in the Hooper Eblen Center. Opening acts are Dev, artist behind “Bass Down Low,” and Outasight, recognized by popular song “Tonight Is The Night.” While Gym Class Heroes was not the first choice in the Fall 2011 vote, the band […]

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TBR announces presidential search committee members

The newly appointed Search Advisory Committee is preparing for the first public meeting, scheduled for 12:45 p.m. Feb. 17 in Tech’s Multipurpose Room. The Search Advisory Committee and Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan’s responsibilities are to narrow down the list of applications and screen the qualifications of the […]

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ITS to put an end to free printing on campus

Tech’s Information Technology Services is implementing a new printing system designed to reduce paper and toner waste. The Pharos Uniprint system has been installed and is expected to continue to expand this spring, around spring break. Students are already being required to scan their Eagle cards in order to release […]

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Tech to host TARH this weekend

Tech will host the Tennessee Association of Residence Halls conference Feb. 3-5. The yearly conference is for resident assistants, Residence Hall Association members, hall council members and other students involved in Residential Life. “At the conference, schools compete for things like spirit points as well as place bids for the […]

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Custodians future in hands of TBR, President Bell

Despite a year of petitions and rallies, Tech has taken the next step in outsourcing its custodians at the beginning of this semester. “The proposed vendor, Service Solutions, would provide the cleaning services for $1.1 million dollars less than what the University is spending now,” David Larimore, Custodial Services Ad […]

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Henderson Hall renovations near completion

The restricted areas in Henderson Hall have been removed and the building is safe for students and faculty use. While there is still no specified date for classes to resume in Henderson Hall, Paul Semmes, College of Arts and Sciences dean, and Kurt Eisen, Arts and Sciences interim associate dean, […]