Day: February 16, 2012


Tech baseball expects talented pitching staff to be team strength

The Golden Eagle’s baseball team expects a quality year thanks to a strong and experienced pitching staff. Like last year, Tech baseball was selected as third in the Ohio Valley Conference’s pre-season rankings. The two teams ranked above the Golden Eagles are Austin Peay and Jacksonville State University. “We truly […]


Weekly Roundup: This week’s stories at a glance

Tech women’s basketball comes home for three after road win streak Tech’s women’s basketball prepares to finish out the last three home games of the season with a three-game win streak on the road. The team moved into third place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings this week, having recently […]

On campus

Gym Class Heroes set to perform at April SOLO concert

Gym Class Heroes will perform at 6 p.m. April 24 in the Hooper Eblen Center. Opening acts are Dev, artist behind “Bass Down Low,” and Outasight, recognized by popular song “Tonight Is The Night.” While Gym Class Heroes was not the first choice in the Fall 2011 vote, the band […]


Bell to lobby for expansion of Hyder-Burks

President Bob Bell is preparing to go to Washington, D.C. in early March to lobby for programs on campus and an expansion of the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion. “We view it as an economic incentive plan,” Pat Bagley, Agriculture and Human Sciences dean, said. “It’s an investment in the future and […]


Annual Engineering Week to offer fun, food, leadership training

Tech athletes aren’t the only students getting ready for a major competition. Engineers Week starts Monday, Feb. 20 and engineers across campus are preparing for the annual events. Students from every engineering department compete against each other. “It’s a fun competition between all the different majors,” Robert Griffin, Engineering Joint […]


Battle of the Bands to rock campus

One of Tech’s newest student groups is hosting a battle of the bands at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23, bringing the Nashville and Cookeville music scenes closer together. Underrepresented, New, and Creative Live Experiences, formed last semester to give people a better local opportunity to listen to and perform live […]


Tech to revamp building letter code system

The University’s campus building abbreviations are changing, with the first being Derryberry Hall’s sign by Feb. 21. Tech has used a two-letter abbreviation system for building names for several years. The new building abbreviations will use three and four letter codes to prevent potential confusion caused by the two-letter system.  […]


Residential Life Office to host second annual Cardboard Boat Race

Tech’s Residential Life Office plans to set sail for the second annual Cardboard Boat Race at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Fitness Center pool. Residence halls will compete against one another by making and racing cardboard boats. A panel of judges will score the boats on different categories […]