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Changes coming for Academic Calendar

Tech students received an email from the Registrar’s office in March informing them of the “new standardized time slots and minor changes to our academic calendar,”  beginning this fall.   “One week was added to the calendar—from 14 weeks to 15 weeks,” Karen Lykins, Chief Information Officer, said.   This fall, classes […]

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Supporting research for ALS

The Tech Chapter of Phi Delta Theta spent two days in Nashville volunteering for the Live Like Lou Foundation. This foundation supports research to develop a treatment for Lou Gehrig’s disease, more commonly known as ALS. ALS is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. This is a degenerative disease that slowly destroys the […]

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Student on the street

“Have you ever had to use lockdown browser? If so, what has your experience been like with it?   “I really did not like having to pay fifteen dollars for it but also it only lasts for one semester so if you take two semesters of classes you have to […]

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Tech’s Master Plan Calls for Road Closures

Tech will begin closing several streets on campus to vehicle traffic beginning this summer.  These will be permanent changes to the campus landscape that were part of the master plan from February 2014.   “Peachtree Street will be closed to vehicles from Wings Up Way to A Street.  Stadium Dr. will […]

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Improving the world one jar at a time

As a quick rush of heat touches your mouth, you find yourself enticed and wanting more. Homero Gonzalez, creator of the Harmacy Hot Sauce Co. and Tennessee Tech student, has found a way to add to the beauty of incorporating whole ingredients while also completely altering the food experience. Gonzalez […]

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Student Aims To Save Sherlock

Senior Biology student Caleb Moses created the petition “Save Sherlock!” with Change.Org on February 11,  2021 in an effort to display the tension that has been created after the announcement from Tech to plan to build over Sherlock Park starting Summer 2021.   Moses believes that most students oppose this […]

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Education Majors Experience COVID-19 in the Classroom

The United States education system tends to face many challenges, but no one could have predicted the pandemic that suddenly closed the doors of schools across the nation.  “The students are having to wear masks, and there is social distancing having to be maintained in the school building. The students […]

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Virtual meetings create laughter and chaos

The world as we know it has changed drastically in the past year. The use of virtual meetings to hold classes and meetings are now  everyday occurrences.  Zoom, Google Meet, Teams and other various platforms, allow the world to move on even during a global pandemic.   The change from in-person […]

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Community remembers tornado one year later

On the night of March 3, 2020, a devastating EF4 tornado took the lives of 19 people in Putnam County. Our community has never been the same.  “Recovery has been difficult. Many of us were affected in different ways. For me, anytime a weather radio goes off, it kind of […]