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IRS Free File to make taxes less taxing for students

The IRS has partnered with numerous tax software companies to provide Free File, name-brand software that allows students, as well as those with an income of less than $58,000 a year, to file their taxes for free. “Take advantage of the Free File program,” said Dan Boone, IRS media specialist. […]

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Tennis seniors to play in final home matches this weekend

Lloyd Harris and Josh Girling have combined to travel nearly 10,000 miles to attend Tennessee Tech and play tennis for the Golden Eagles. This weekend, their journey reaches a milestone as they play their final matches on the TTU campus courts.Coach Kenny Doyle’s team hosts a pair of Ohio Valley […]

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Medical school workshop to be held Tuesday

A workshop is being held in the Honors Lounge next week to help students applying for medical school.The Honors Lounge is located in T.J. Farr. The workshop will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday and will give students an overview of the preparations that are required in order to get into […]

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Bell named to all-tourney team

Sophomore Katherine Bell finished third individually to earn her first career all-tournament honor, helping the Tennessee Tech women’s golf squad tie for fourth place at the Belmont Invitational at Old Hickory Golf Club Tuesday afternoon. The teams got in part of one round Monday before rains halted play, and the […]

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Volunteers to break ground for Cookeville Community Garden

Plans to begin the Cookeville Community Garden are in motion as spring comes to the Upper Cumberland.Since June, a group of Cookeville community members has been hard at work creating an organic garden. “Not everyone has the space or ability to garden at home,” said Lachelle Norris, sociology associate professor, […]

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TBI report shows low crime rates at Tech with few violent offenses

The Crime on Campus report for 2010, released last week by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, shows low numbers for Tennessee Tech. And that’s a good thing, according to Gay Shepherd, Tech police chief.”We’re pretty much right on target, historically,” she said. “I think what we do really well is […]

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House on the Wall fundraiser yields success

Journalism students have been raising money for Habitat for Humanity by building a House on the Wall in the RUC since March 21. The project has been successful so far. The goal is to have an entire house built by the time the project ends. On the first day, the […]

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SOLO concert openers well-received by students

It was Goo Goo Dolls fans who filled the Hooper Eblen Center Tuesday night, but many of them left as new Jeff Leblanc and Vertical Horizon fans. Jeff Leblanc and Vertical Horizon were the opening acts at Tuesday night’s first SOLO concert. Although Vertical Horizon has opened for the Goo […]

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Note from the Editor

I love humor. One of the reasons why I enjoy working for “The Oracle” is the office environment. It’s a place where someone can say, “I major in journalism-I have no choice but to marry rich” and know that someone in the office will grin.That being said, when The Oracle […]