In his talk this week, Randy Olson made the claim that we, as engineers and scientists, need advocates for science and technology that are able to communicate with a general public that doesn’t share our background.
Two weeks ago, the Technique claimed that Greeks head philanthropic efforts at Tech. Last week, a letter to the editor asserted that one specific service organization drives volunteering. Both of these statements are false and […]
The average student debt has steadily increased every year since the 1990s—this year’s graduating class faces a staggering average of $27,000 of debt per student. Economic gurus nationwide are predicting a second financial crisis in […]
Tech is a community built on collaboration. From the cross-disciplinary research being conducted in our labs to the blended learning occurring in our classrooms, our campus derives much of its strength through the sharing of […]
While I am thrilled that the Technique chose to dedicate their “Focus” section to community and worldwide philanthropy based at Tech, I am disappointed that none of the articles mentioned Circle K, which is the […]
Ah, Valentine’s Day. That amazing time once a year where we mark the vicious stoning of a Roman priest by buying stale chocolates, stiff teddy bears, and wilted flowers for that special someone. However, as […]
This week, the Mandatory Student Fee Advisory Committee released their recommendations for increases to student fees for the following year, and while the recommendations of the committee are spot on, some of the fees they had to consider are worrisome.
In last week’s Technique article regarding on-campus concealed carry, President Peterson asked, “… what are the chances that we could actually use that weapon to defend ourselves?” The answer: certainly higher than if we are […]
“John Koch, President of the College Democrats, urged students to keep their faith in GTPD. ‘These are people who have sworn an oath to protect us,” Koch said. “They’re armed for a reason.’” And that […]
When four-star defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson turned down Tech to commit to Alabama on Wednesday, it probably should not have been a surprise. It’s hard to fault a top prospect for spurning Tech for the […]
Tech equals a great education. Not only for the numerous benefits a degree will yield upon graduating, but also for the privileges students enjoy while in school. Tech strives to solicit solutions and ideas from […]