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Signs prove effective against trespassers

Break-ins late spring at the Memorial Gym pool have prompted campus officials to put up No Trespassing signs on the doors of the facility. “We have had the [trespassing] problem going back years,” John Steve Smith, interim chair of the department of exercise science, physical education and wellness, said. “Last […]

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Bill proposes to include minors on diplomas

Minors and most concentrations are excluded from being printed on students’ diplomas and transcripts. Most students, according to James Leverette, SGA graduate student representative, would like their minor to be printed on their diploma for recognition from the graduation department for being more knowledgeable in a concentrated area. Leverette said […]

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Police continue to investigate information security breach

The personal information of some former and current Tech employees was stolen over the summer. Up to 42 employees may have had their personal information compromised.  Campus Police Chief Gay Shepard said a former employee gained unauthorized access to the personal information. “One of the victims reported it to ‘Cookeville […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]