Month: March 2014


Sex week and state senators: TTU caught in the crossfire?

I am very grateful for Knoxville, Tenn. It has a great library, tons of delicious and exotic food, and a lot of the plays and movies that we simply can’t bring to Cookeville. They once had Nightwish there! All the way from Finland! And it’s not an unreasonable distance away […]


Senators say “goodnight” to nap room bill

SGA presented a bill to designate a specific napping area on campus at their meeting on Mar. 18. The name of the bill presented was “Creation of Napping Space Act of 2014.” The bill proposed that an unused room on campus would be transformed into a napping area for students. […]


‘She Kills Monsters’ preview

Tech’s Backdoor Playhouse will host a different kind of play for its spring production.  “She Kills Monsters” is a comedy-drama about a woman who finds her recently deceased sister’s Dungeons and Dragons notebook and sets on a journey in the imaginary world of the game.  “I read the play and […]


Chorale travels to Jacksonville, Fla. to attempt “choral suicide”

Just before Spring Break, the Tennessee Tech University Chorale embarked on a 5-day trip to Jacksonville, Fla. to perform at the annual Southern Division American Choral Directors Association convention. While away, the University’s premiere choir sang as members of the Collegiate Combined Chorus, collaborating with choirs from the University of […]


Students begin to sell invention in book store

Mechanical engineering majors Kyle Bieze and Scott Hill have invented a solution to space issues affecting residential life residents on campus.  It’s a small wooden table with a metal arm that hangs off the frame of the beds found in Tech’s dorms. Bieze and Hill call it The Tech Table. […]


Henderson, Golden Eagles bounce early

The Golden Eagles women’s basketball team (12-18, 9-7) ended its season on March 6 in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament against Jacksonville State. The loss came on a game winning layup from the Gamecocks in the closing seconds. The 57-56 loss abruptly finished the women’s up […]


Softball drops two at JSU

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles softball team (8-21, 0-3) fell to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks over the weekend in its first OVC matchup of the season. Early deficits were to be the Golden Eagles’ downfall in Saturday’s doubleheader. In both matches, the Golden Eagles allowed five runs within just the […]


Men’s basketball downed in second round

The men’s Basketball team (17-6, 9-7) ended its season after a loss to Morehead State in the second round of the OVC tournament. “Overall, we had a good year. More than doubling last year’s conference wins was big for the returning guys going into next season,” said player Jeremiah Samarrippas. […]


Battling back to take series

The Golden Eagles baseball team (17-4, 4-2) rallied back to take the series 2-1 against Morehead State after losing the first game of Saturday’s double-header. Tech dominated early in Friday’s matchup against the Eagles, taking a devastating 15-0 win. Jake Rowland, Brandon Thomasson and Dylan Bosheers all cranked out home […]