Opinion

Opinion

Fortnite Competitive $20 Million Dollar Controversy

Fortnite has decided to turn their once $30 million dollar World Cup tournament into a $20 million dollar Fortnite Championship Series (FNCS) tournament. This has caused an uproar amongst the competitive players. Fortnite Competitive has been a strong platform for competitive players to continue to grow their name and banking […]

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Tech plans for Spring Break

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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Seth Speaks Volumes: NFL Star gives $1 million to Nashville School

Jalen Ramsey, a star cornerback in the National Football League, has donated 1 million dollars to Purpose Preparatory Academy in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. This helps shine a positive light during a negative year.  Jalen Ramsey has been playing in the NFL since being picked in the 1st round […]

Opinion Sports

Seth Speaks Volumes

The National Basketball Association finals have finished this year with the Lakers defeating the Miami Heat 4-2 in Game 6 of the Finals. Lebron James was able to achieve another NBA Finals championship and NBA Most Valuable Player award. Does this solidify Lebron James being one of the best players […]

On campus Opinion

Scholarship Hours

Tech scholarship recipients sometimes find that their prizes come with a cost: from writing “thank you” notes to maintaining a certain GPA, the expectations are pretty standard. However, between full-time study and bills to pay, some students find themselves in a bind with the academic service scholarship, which requires them […]

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Opinion: Plant-based diets

It is a pretty big misconception that those with a plant-based diet eat rabbit food.   In fact, it has never been easier to swap meat for an alternative. Even fast food chains are starting to cater to plant-based diets.   Ever since Burger King came out with the Impossible […]

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Web development: A gap in education

When I joined The Iris Review, Tennessee Tech’s creative literary magazine, the faculty advisor asked if anyone could take care of the website.   Whether the students were intimidated by the task or unsure how to start, nobody seemed willing to volunteer. Since then I’ve realized a gap in our […]

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Fitting exercise into your schedule

Work-life balance is nonexistent in college, but that doesn’t mean you have to neglect your physical health. Here are some ways to take care of yourself, even with the class crunch.   First, how much free time do you have for working out? Less than 30 minutes? On days when […]