Month: February 2012


Tech among state’s most popular schools for ACT submissions

According to the latest ACT test statistics, Tech ranked as the fifth most popular school to send test scores to among Tennessee ACT takers. According to, Tech ranked in the top five schools in the state for the past five years. Tech’s numbers rank over schools such as Vanderbilt […]


Seventh Street closures expected through summer

A Cookeville Public Works project will intermittently close a portion of Seventh Street for the remainder of the semester and throughout the summer. “The city has been asked by the hospital to expand the road and to make a turning lane,” said Carey Vaughn, Cookeville Water and Sewer Department civil […]


Weekly Roundup: This week’s sports stories at a glance

Intramural Dodgeball hits final round Tech intramural dodgeball has entered in to the championship rounds. Intramural dodgeball has amassed nearly 45 different teams this semester of men, women and professional fraternities and religious organizations. Students have their own personal preference of why they play dodgeball and what attracts them to […]


Tech expects record-breaking attendance at Hoop Saturday

The women’s basketball team hopes for a record-breaking crowd at the Murray State game Feb. 25. The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m., with the men’s game following after. Athletics is encouraging students, faculty and staff and community members to come to the games wearing purple. “Attendance matters for support […]


Restaurant Review: Pueblo Viejo

Welcome to Club Viejo! It may not be the clubbing hot-spot anymore, but the Pueblo Viejo Mexican Restaurant and Banquet Hall is located where Club Jet and the Cookeville Expo used to be on 12th Street, towards Algood. As I parked outside this huge white restaurant, I couldn’t help but […]


Tech requests 3 to 6 percent tuition increase, fee hike

Tech submitted requests to the Tennessee Board of Regents to increase many student fees by Fall 2012. Included is a tuition increase, an increase in both mandatory and non-mandatory fees and changes to residential housing fees and apartment rent. Tuition is likely to increase in the fall by 3 to […]


Fashion Forward

There are certain fashion rules you should break. Learn how to rock trends that are considered taboo. Most fashion rules are completely outdated or false. It’s time to put these fashion lies and myths to death and find a way to appropriately wear for instance: white after Labor Day. Here […]


New Hooligan’s Half/Irish Pub’s food, atmosphere fails to impress

Hooligan’s Half/Irish Pub comes off as a friendly spot to have a drink, eat a meal and meet with friends. The 21-and-up-only pub opened about three weeks ago and keeps bringing people back with its parking lot full almost every night, especially weekends. Hooligan’s is more along the lines of […]