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State Senate wages war on teenage hand-holding

Holding hands is a gateway to sexual intercourse, at least according to the Tennessee Senate’s newly passed bill. The bill itself almost reads like a class syllabus, laying out rules for sex education in Tennessee by way of a strict abstinence-only curriculum.   I could take this opportunity to cite […]

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Former Tech cheerleaders return as alumni for Homecoming

Tennessee Tech cheerleaders will host alumni from as far back as the 50’s for Homecoming weekend. Robin Burroughs, cheerleading coach, said the alumni cheerleaders will attend a social from 7- 8 p.m. Friday where they will stunt and learn cheers. On Saturday they can participate with the cheerleaders on the […]

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Baja team brings home 12th win

The Society of Automotive Engineers’ Baja team won its 12th championship over the summer. With this win, the team boasts a new record because it holds twice the number of championships compared to any other Baja team in the world. Faculty Adviser Dale Wilson said that the team’s disadvantage when […]

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Tech Village unveils multi-million dollar makeover

Tech Village prepares to open the doors of its newly renovated apartments to students this week as the first phase of the residential construction project nears completion. The long-term plan, however, includes building more than student housing. “Community is the most important thing to me,” Richard Barns, TTU associate director […]

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The Oracle returns Sept. 16

The Oracle, Tech’s student-run newspaper, returns in print and online Friday, Sept. 16.An all new Oracle website deploys this summer! Be sure to check in periodically to view our new website with all new features, new design and more! Have a wonderful, safe summer!

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How you can help: Join the Green Committee

As this spring semester draws to a close, some campus groups and activities are just gaining momentum. Tech’s Green Committee is working on multiple projects. Last month, the Beehive Design Collective came to the STEM Center and discussed the true cost of coal, and this week I got to sit […]

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South Patio faces summer renovation

Summer activities will be disrupted on South Patio because of renovation expected to last until just before the fall semester begins.If the weather permits, South Patio serves as a prime location for any event on campus. And when it’s not being used for scheduled events, it can be the ideal […]

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Relay for Life to kick off Saturday

The American Cancer Society is looking for anyone who wants to honor cancer survivors and caregivers, or pay tribute to those who have lost their battle with cancer to join together at Relay for Life taking place here on Tech’s campus.Tech’s Relay for Life is scheduled to be held from […]

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Tunes 4 the Troops reaches donation milestone

The millionth CD collected by Tunes 4 the Troops is ready to be shipped overseas to American soldiers.The CD was one of roughly 1,000 entertainment items packed by volunteers Saturday. For the organization’s founder, Tech sophomore Kaylee Radzyminski, these packing parties show the growth of Tunes 4 the Troops. “When […]

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Window on the World festival returns to campus

Window on the World (WOW) is scheduled to begin with the “Middle East Now” symposium at 10:10 a.m. today followed by the festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the RUC.”You are getting to experience the world by coming to the festival,” WOW coordinator Melissa Creek said, “through […]