Month: November 2012


SAE breaks ground on Greek Row

Sigma Alpha Epsilon broke ground on a new fraternity house on Peachtree Avenue Nov. 4, putting the fraternity on Greek Row. The new location for the house was chosen because of a deal with Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The lot where the current SAE house sits on Seventh Street was […]


Students react to election results

Tech students had mixed feelings as President Barack Obama was re-elected Tuesday. “I’m not really sure how the next four years will turn out,” Kara Young, senior, said. “I’m interested to see how the health care bill is going to pan out. I hope to see improvement in the economy […]


Weekly Roundup

Volleyball’s Gray earns OVC DPOW Senior Kelsey Gray caught the attention of the conference and revealed why she is the best blocker in the Ohio Valley Conference when she turned in a 2.54 block per set performance over the weekend. Gray’s spectacular play at the net snagged the senior Defensive […]


Illegal formation missed by refs results in ‘heartbreaking’ loss

The Ohio Valley Conference has released a statement regarding the no-call on the last play of the game against Tennessee State University Oct. 27.   In the last remaining seconds of the game, Tennessee State, after being held out of the endzone the entire game, scored a touchdown by the […]


Cheerleaders, dance team, students come together for pep rally tonight

Tech will have its annual campus-wide school pep rally tonight at 5:00 p.m. in Memorial Gym. The pep rally is open to all Tech students and faculty as well as parents. The Tech spirit squad, which includes the dance team, cheerleaders and mascots, will be performing for the Golden Eagles […]


Tech soccer falls short in quest for OVC tournament

The Tech soccer team’s hopes for a playoff appearance were crushed last weekend when they were swept in a 5-1 loss against Southeastern Missouri State University and a 6-0 loss at the University of Tennessee at Martin. The Golden Eagles were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs after Friday’s loss to […]


Men’s basketball looks to begin another successful campaign following last

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team will be returning to the court Nov. 10 to build off of last year’s successful season. Last year’s season was something not happening often at Tech: back-to-back 19 plus win seasons, conference tournament appearances and producing another NBA draft pick in Kevin Murphy, who […]



Last week’s PurplePalooza successfully set the school spirit for the upcoming Tech basketball season. The inaugural PurplePalooza was held Oct. 25 at the Hooper Eblen Center as a tip off celebration for all things basketball at Tech. The night featured performances from the dance team and cheerleading squad as well […]


Swift has the world seeing ‘Red’

Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated new album dropped last Monday and is already No. 1 on the iTunes top album list. Of course, we all saw this coming. With her previously released catchy single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” the album was sure to be a hit. “Red” is […]


Under the radar: TV shows you should be watching

#8220;Happy Endings” Entering its third season on ABC, “Happy Endings” is funnier than ever and is literally laugh out loud fun. The writing is fresh and sharp. With a cast with insanely great chemistry, there is never a dull moment to be watched Tuesday nights. With a full season order […]