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Construction broadens campus

by Elizabeth DeGrie Tech’s campus has been buzzing with the activity of construction and change for the last four years. The start of the 2007-08 academic year provides college seniors…

A search for the past

by Elizabeth DeGrie Junior aviation management major Chris Bullitt was born in a storeroom, or at least that is what the room was being used as when he saw it.…

Officials work to keep retention rates high

by Jennifer Eddignton Tech’s graduation retention rate is a steady 55.02 percent, which The Education Trust, an education advocacy organization, noted as a substantial increase from the 1997 rate of…

Latin offered for first time in nearly a decade

by Tina Marie Alvarenga Latin will be offered at Tech for the first time in eight years this fall. Bruce R. Magee, an associate professor of foreign languages and English,…

Saying goodbye for better or worse

by Sara Bergquist Eleventh grade was a tough year. Just a year ago from then, I had changed high schools, and I was confidently beginning to feel like a “normal…

Tech Dairy churns out success

by Lacy Patton Tech’s Dairy Processing Plant has provided students with dairy products, such as milk and ice cream, since 1957. Gorden Reger, dairy manager at the plant, said the…

Blackboard now required in all classes

by Sarah Carmichael Use of Blackboard software is now required for all Tech faculty members in compliance with a Disaster Recovery Plan. The Disaster Recovery Plan was formed at Tech…

Tragedy refocues writer’s life

by J.J. Marshall I was raised in an environment that stressed family above everything. Almost all of my family, on my mom’s side and my dad’s, live in the Shreveport/Bossier…

See what Tech, Ruston have to offer

New projects at Tech do a fantastic job of attracting the attention of the correct legislators and other important individuals to make them a reality. Those students graduating this year…

Growth continues for Ruston

by Jennifer Eddignton Incoming and current Tech students can look forward to more student-oriented activities with an increasing number of new businesses and improvements on the agenda for Ruston. “We…