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The Oracle, Tennessee Tech's student newspaper, is student-operated and publishes six times during the spring and fall semesters. In addition to a printed newspaper, it is also available at The digital print edition is available at Issuu.

Distribution bins are located on the bottom floor of the Roaden University Center across from the bookstore, the library, Tech Village, the Fitness Center, the Craft Center, and many of the dorms. Not receiving The Oracle in your building or department on campus? Call 931-372-3060 or email to be added to the distribution list.

Publication Dates

The Oracle publishes six papers during the fall and spring terms with on-campus distribution by 11 a.m. the Tuesday of publication.

Fall 2021 Term Spring 2022 Term
August 31 February 1
September 14 February 15
September 28 March 1
November 2 (Homecoming Edition) March 29
November 16 April 12
November 30 (Fall Graduation) April 26 (Spring Graduation)


The Business Manager or a staff member works with you to develop your ad and artwork. Or, you can submit your own artwork to be used. Advertising is available in both the print and online versions of The Oracle. Printed ads can range in size from 1 column x 1 inch to full page ads, available in black and white or in single color, multiple color, or full color process.  Adding inserts is also available. Pricing for both printed and on-line ads is available here.
Contact the Business Manager for on-campus and national advertising rates.

Pay for your advertising by Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express Card here. Select Oracle Advertising, Print Advertising, then follow the instructions to make your payment. Thank you for advertising with The Oracle.

Staff Directory

Co-Managing & Online Editor - Sam Vesley
Co-Managing & Copy Editor - Cassandra Pratt
Social Media Editor - Amaris Rice 
Sports Editor - Avery Nettles 
Photography Editor - Sarah Aku 
Distribution Manager - Bee Goodman
Reporters - Leah Dunn, Luke Hayslette, Megan Reagan 
Faculty Advisor - Dr. Teddy Burch, 372-3063