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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, […]

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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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TBR representative chosen to speak at fall commencement ceremony

Approximately 700 seniors will graduate from Tech on Saturday Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Hooper Eblen Center. Only one commencement ceremony will take place this semester instead of the two ceremonies last semester. According to Debbie Combs, special projects coordinator, Tech’s spring commencements are typically larger than fall […]

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Student illness on the rise

Studying for finals is not the only thing keeping Tech students confined to their rooms. Although Health Services usually treats more students closer to finals as they fall ill to cold symptoms and strep throat, a recent outbreak of viruses, is causing more students to visit Health Services said Cynthia […]

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Tech wins OVC Championship over Austin Peay 49-7

The Golden Eagles defeated the Austin Peay State University Governors 49-7 on Saturday to claim the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. Video Credit: Andy Rutherford, Asst. Sports Editor

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Building and Grounds committee focuses on campus safety, parking

Tech’s Building and Grounds committee will continue to focus on safety and parking in the coming semester. “Last year we devised a security camera policy, what we can and can’t do to have a camera and what we can and can’t do with what the camera sees,” professor Douglas Airhart, […]

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Committee looks to increase promotional raises

Full-time tenured faculty members at Tech have not seen a promotional raise increase since the late 1990s, a problem that the University looks now to correct. Sep. 26, Tech’s faculty senate presented its concerns to President Bob Bell. Bell promptly appointed five members to a committee that will compare promotional […]

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Awesome Eagle qualifies for mascot nationals

Awesome Eagle qualified for mascot nationals for the first time in Tech history. Awesome will be attending UCA’s 2012 College Mascot National Championship in Orlando, Fla., in January. “In a preliminary round, the top five mascots in Awesome’s division are chosen,” Spirit Squad Coordinator Robin Burroughs said. “Last year, Awesome […]

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Concert to benefit Rescue Mission

Dog on a Wall by From The Hollow The Treehouse Environmental Learning Village is hosting a free benefit concert at The Perch featuring From the Hollow and The StereoFidelics, Thursday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. The concert benefits the Cookeville Rescue Mission. Though it is free for the public, Andy […]