Day: September 16, 2011


Runner Greene sets personal best

Junior John Greene dominated his personal best time in the recent cross-country race at Sewanee University on Sept. 3. With the sun beating down, Greene turned up the heat for the other competitors by completing the 8K race in 27:41.41. While the temperature might have slowed down some runners, Greene […]


Tech Football puts on show with thrashing of Maryville

The Golden Eagles started off their home schedule with a bang Sept. 8 night with a 56-7 rout of Maryville College at Tucker Stadium. Sophomore Cody Forbes took the opening kickoff 59 yards to the Scots’ 33-yard line. Two plays later, senior receiver Tim Benford caught a 25-yard touchdown pass […]


Tech Soccer suffers rough start

Coach Daniel Brizard wasn’t hesitant to admit his Tech Soccer team’s record may indicate a few struggles up to this point in the season. He also wasn’t hesitant to admit his belief that they are one or two tweaks away from having a team that can return to elite Ohio […]


B.o.B performs Tuesday in the Hoop

By JENDA WILSON Staff Writer B.o.B and Chiddy Bang are set to rock the Hooper Eblen Center Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and all seating is first come, first served. The concert is part of the SOLO Concert Series, presented by SGA and funded by […]


Bases Loaded with Andy Rutherford

Over the last week, we’ve all been taken back to the tragic events that took place 10 years ago on Sept. 11. We all remember exactly where we were and how we felt that day and in the days that followed. The image that sticks out in my mind was […]


Fall intramurals begin with flag football

It’s intramural time at Tech and more than 100 teams are ready to play the first team sport, flag football. Competition began this week with 24 football games per night, Monday through Thursday. This season, games begin at 5 p.m. and last until 11 p.m. The only way Intramural Coordinator […]


Let’s Talk About Television: Adventure Time

I am going to step away from talking about movies for a bit and talk about a television show that has become near and dear to my heart, “Adventure Time.”  Featuring the main characters Finn, a brave 13-year-old hero, and his best friend Jake, a dog with magic stretchy powers, […]


New dining options stir up mixed reactions

Two new dining options on campus this fall come with a side of students’ mixed emotions. Food Services now offers Au Bon Pain and Yan Can Cook as dining alternatives for students. Au Bon Pain, located in the front lobby of the Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library, is comparable to […]


Tech requires new vaccine for students

A new vaccine requirement has been put in effect for Tech students by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Effective July 1, 2011, all new full-time Tech students— both freshman and transfer students— are required to receive the Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine prior to beginning classes. Students were given a seven-day […]


Tennessee Parks and Greenway Foundation offers Cummins Falls guided hikes

The Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation is striving to save Cummins Falls in Jackson County. This is the largest privately owned waterfall in the state, and is located 20 minutes outside the Cookeville city limits. The Foundation offers guided hikes the first Saturday of every month to give people a […]