News Briefs

News Briefs

Astronaut scholarship now available

Applications are now being accepted for the Astronaut Scholarship. The $10,000 award is given by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to a rising junior, senior, or early graduate student who has shown “intellectual daring, innovation and creativity”. The application must be submitted by March 11. More information can be found at

Rape reported near 10th and Hemphill

A female unaffiliated with Tech was abducted and raped on Feb. 17 at 1 a.m., according to a crime alert issued by the Georgia Tech Police Department.

The victim reported that three black males took her to an unknown location in a four-door sedan of unknown make. In response to the incident, GTPD announced they have increased patrols in the area.