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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 2018 Term Spring 2019 Term
September 11 January 29
September 35 February 12
October 9 February 26
October 30 (Homecoming Edition) March 19
November 13 April 6
December 4 April 23


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

Managing Editor - Carolina Hatfield, 931-372-3285
Assistant Managing Editor/Social Media Manager - Allison Rison
Assistant Managing Editor/Social Media Manager - TBA 
Assistant Managing Editor/Layout & Design - TBA 
Business Manager - Brooke Powers, 931-372-3031 
Opinion Page Editor - Britney Beaty 
Sports Editor - Kelli Kent and Adam Parks 
Entertainment Editor - Rebecca Franey
Copy Editor - Kathryn Porterfield 
Circulation Manager -  Shiann Sigmon
Newsroom Assistant - TBA 
Faculty Advisor - Ms. Vanessa Curry, 372-3063
Digital Consultant - Ms. Christine Seiber, 372-6052