Day: February 28, 2013


Price increases coincide with renovations

Room renewals for residence halls begin March 1 for the fall semester and students can expect to see price increases for select buildings. Currently, MS Cooper Pinkerton and apartments in Tech Village are under construction. “We are pretty much gutting everything except for the walls in MS Cooper Pinkerton,” said […]


SGA plans to begin showing working progress on bills

On Tuesday, the SGA senate unanimously voted to pass a bill that will make all passed bills available online under a subsection of the SGA tab on Tech’s website. Freshman senator, Nathan Cole, presented the bill called the “SGA Progress Act of 2013.” Cole said that this bill is also […]


BCM to feed spring breakers

Approximately 40 Tech students will be serving pancakes over spring break in Panama City Beach. The Baptist Collegiate Ministry is taking a group of Tech students to Panama City Beach, Florida to serve free pancakes to thousands of other college students that will be staying at the beach for spring […]


Top caliber flute ensemble to perform at Tech tonight

Tennessee Tech is set to host the Cambia Flute Ensemble Friday night in Wattenbarger Auditorium. The performance, titled Around the World in 80 Minutes, will showcase a variety of music from many different countries. Some of the countries that will be featured are England, France, Spain, Japan, Africa and the […]


Smell in Evins prompts drug bust

Tech student Elzabad Helon Ferguson III, 19, was cited in Evins residence hall Feb. 22 for simple possession of marijuana.    Tech police officers Jeffrey Bulakowski and Sandy Thompson were dispatched to Evins residence hall in reference to the smell of marijuana Friday about 1 a.m., according to the police […]


Tech police cite underage drinker

Tech student, Aaron Gray, was cited for underage drinking after being found passed out in the lobby of New Hall South on Feb. 17 at 2:27 a.m.   “When the officers got there, apparently he was awake by that time. He just could hardly stand,” Donna White, administrative associate for […]


United Campus Workers travel to Nashville to protest pay raise inequality

The United Campus Workers organization is going to Nashville Tuesday March 12 to address Tennessee legislators on the uneven distribution of the potential 1.5 percent raises to state employees in Governor Haslem’s 2013 budget proposal. UCW is a union of people working with higher education faculty and staff to help […]

On campus

Faculty senate discusses counseling discrimination bill

February 25, Tech’s faculty senate discussed bill SB 514 prohibiting disciplinary or discriminatory action to be taken against anyone refusing to counsel or service a client with different religious beliefs. Jim Bitter, Chair, TBR faculty sub-council, East Tennessee State University representative and professor of counseling, emailed the senate asking them […]


Thomasson and the Golden Eagles stay at .500

The Golden Eagle Baseball team picked up two wins and two losses over this past week’s homestand, losing to Middle Tennessee State Tuesday, and winning the three game series against Niagara over the weekend. Tech lost the game to MTSU 9-7 after losing what was at one point a six […]


Men’s basketball needs win for post season play

Tech men’s basketball team busted the bracket chances for the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a 68-62 win in Saturday night’s “Blizzard” at The Hoop. The victory was the Golden Eagles’ second consecutive win and their fourth straight win at home. “We’ve had a tough schedule this season and we’ve […]