Month: September 2013


Bowled over

The Appalachian Center for Craft, located in Smithville, will be hosting its annual Bowlathon on Saturday, September 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The pottery bowls made at this event will be auctioned off at the Cooking on the Square on October 25 to benefit Putnam County’s Habitat for […]


Miley Cyrus continues to fall apart

Miley left her cowboy boots, innocence and Disney to pursue public lingerie, distaste and her overdone sexuality. Let’s talk about how confusing it is that we all continue to banter Cyrus at the same time we are pressing the $1.29 selection button on our iTunes browsers.             It’s a common […]


Off-campus party house gets shut down

A raucous party led four Tech students to begin the search for a new place to live after their house party got out of control over the weekend.             Located just off Tech’s campus, the “Frisbee House”, located at 706 North Jefferson Avenue, has been a hot gathering spot in […]


Intramurals kick new sports into play

Tech intramurals office is introducing two new sports this year with a game called kan jam and kickball. Kan Jam is a frisbee game that is played inside a gym with two garbage cans at each end with holes cut in the sides. “It’s kind of like ultimate frisbee and […]


New Provost on campus

The search for a provost and vice president of academic affairs ended July 1 when Dr. Bahman Ghorashi accepted an invitation to join the Tennessee Tech faculty. Ghorashi previously served in multiple capacities at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. He said he is very enthusiastic about his move to […]


Microsoft updates email service

Microsoft will finish upgrading Tennessee Tech’s email accounts from Live@edu to Office 365 within the next month.             “Tech switched to Microsoft-hosted Live@edu in the fall of 2010,” Annette Littrell, director of information technology services, said. “No matter how you feel about Microsoft as a company, I think everybody […]


New TV shows to keep an eye on

Fall is soon to be upon us and that means Fall TV is going to be surging back onto our screens. In this new television season, a lot of new potential hit shows enter the fold, along with returning favorites.  I love a good television show, with a great story […]


SGA to hold town hall meetings

Tennessee Tech University Student Government Association passed “Outreach Act of 2013” in their first meeting of the semester. The Outreach Act of 2013 creates monthly “town hall” meetings so that students can be more involved with the decisions and actions of SGA.  Senator for the College of Agriculture and Human […]


Hampton matchup to be season’s first test

The upcoming football game against Hampton University will be Tech’s first true indicator of the expectations for the season. Hampton is the first Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponent of the season. In week one, the Golden Eagles thrashed overmatched Cumberland University 63 – 7. Junior safety Cory Webber picked off […]