Day: October 8, 2010

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Be a part of green solution to campus parking problems

Parking on campus sucks. I think everyone can agree that parking at Tech is one thing that just isn’t up to par. This isn’t because there aren’t parking spaces everywhere. Half of campus looks like a parking lot. I think the problem is that a lot of people commute from […]

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Tech takes on Peay

The Tennessee Tech football team heads to Clarksville to try to redeem itself after a pair of back-to-back Ohio Valley Conference losses. On Saturday, the Golden Eagles (1-4, 0-2 OVC) will be taking on the Governors of Austin Peay (2-2, 1-0 OVC) who are coming off of a bye week. […]

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Brooks Rexroat returns to Cookeville for hometown concert on the square

Former Cookeville resident Brooks Rexroat, also known as Sorry Michigan, will be returning to Cookeville this Saturday to play a free concert at Poet’s on the Square.The indie-folk singer-songwriter got his start in the Cookeville area at several open mics before taking to the road. Following his start in March […]

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Local Honey with Kassi Thomas: The Lonely H

I spent the latter portion of my teenage years becoming increasingly disenchanted by “classic” rock. Let’s face it – there are only so many farewell tours you can stomach before you begin to resent your parents and all of the other forty-somethings stewing in their own stagnation while the same […]

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Millions slated to renovate residential halls

Tech’s $22 million New Hall North is the first of many renovations to resident halls on Tech’s growing campus.Currently, a three-phase plan to renovate Tech Village apartments is underway. Construction for this $7 million plan will begin next month. The renovation will consist of completely gutting the apartments, replacing all […]

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Let’s Talk About Movies: The Social Network

“The Social Network” offers a unique perspective into the creation of Facebook not readily seen by the public at large before Ben Mezrich’s “Accidental Billionaires.” In the movie stemming from the book, David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin deliver a powerfully beautiful tale of intelligence, wit and self-destruction.The movie follows the […]

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Runway show embraces body image

Four out of five women in the United States are dissatisfied with their appearance, according to the National Organization for Women Foundation.Tech’s second annual Project Reality Runway is an alternative fashion show featuring students and faculty. “It’s an interesting alternative to mainstream fashion and social norms,” said Kassi Thomas, WTTU […]

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Songwriting contest returns to Tech

The Tech chapter of the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference will host the BMI John Lennon Songwriting Competition next month in the Bryan Fine Arts Building in Wattenbarger Auditorium.”The contest is open to every Tech student,” Holly Sanders, CMENC chapter president, said. “If you’re into songwriting and performing, it’s a […]