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“100 Years of voices”

By Bee Goodman Managing Editor  Noah Mears Photograph Senior communication major Bee Goodman, the current managing editor, nervously steps up to the podium to address the crowded room of The Oracle’s 100 Anniversary celebration.    “One hundred years is a special thing… Rarely do we actually get to participate in […]


Tech splits two game series with Morehead State

Callie Smith, Sports Editor Tech beach volleyball hosts on the sand for only its second year.  Beach volleyball was approved for its first official season in 2023. A year later the Golden Eagles continue to soar on the sand.  The Golden Eagles welcomed Morehead State this past weekend, March 29 […]


Near- Total Eclipse viewing at Centennial Plaza

Photo By Lilly DavisJaden Mullins (right) and Laramie Einstein  give a “wings-up” as they view the eclipse at the Plaza. Photo By Lilly DavisAiden Eisenga attempts to capture a picture of the eclipse on his phone through his glasses. Photo By Megan ReganApril 8 2024 Cookeville was able to get […]


Country music and how Beyonce broke the mold

By Gus Creter, Copy Editor “Genres are a funny little concept… In theory they have a simple definition that’s easy to understand but in practice, well, come may feel confined,” Linda Martell at the end of “Daughter” sings.  Remember this. Beyoncé has spent the last three decades as one of […]


Consumption of gasoline increases to 135 billion gallons

Lawson Tidwell-  Reporter In 2022, the U.S. produced a combined total of 3.1 billion gallons of renewable biodiesel, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. While an impressive number, this cannot quite challenge the staggering amount of gasoline the U.S. consumes per year. The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates […]


Firearm-related death rates remain alarmingly high

Gus Creter- Copy Editor Gun violence continues to be a persistent problem in the state of Tennessee, with recent data shedding light on the severity of the issue within its borders. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), firearm-related deaths have remained alarmingly high in the state, with firearm […]