Day: April 10, 2014


Phi Delta Theta brother arrested on multiple charges

A Phi Delta Theta brother was charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest after an altercation that left one Cookeville police officer injured. On Saturday, April 5 at 8:26 p.m., Cookeville police officers Ryan Acuff and Kenneth Frye responded to a complaint concerning two males fighting on North Peachtree Avenue. […]


Brown impressed with spring practices

Tech’s football team ended its spring practices this week. The Golden Eagles held 15 sessions of spring practice, including the annual Purple and Gold Game. A common theme in the scrimmages has been emergence of young players, especially on the offense. “We did get some injuries, but it was not […]


Golden Eagles split non-conference games, prepares for EIU

The Tech baseball team has experienced a week of ups and downs. Following a 10-1 defeat at the hands of the Southeastern Conference’s Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, the Golden Eagles bounced back to easily handle the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders 10-3 on Wednesday. On a rainy and windy […]


Greek Week changed to Greek Weekend

Sororities and fraternities at Tech participated in Greek Weekend beginning April 10 through April 12. “Greek Weekend had never been done before,” said sorority member Molly Campbell. “We usually call this event ‘Greek Week.’ Hopefully, this change is successful.” The events for Greek Weekend started on April 10 with a […]


Third floor of library to see innovative changes

Changes are coming to the Volpe Library – renovations are underway on the third floor to create a new interactive, technology-based learning environment that will be an open-access space for all students. “The Volpe Library third floor is on the verge of becoming home to an innovation and discovery center […]


After run-off vote, McDonald declared SGA President

After a run-off election on Thursday, April 10, Emily McDonald was declared the SGA presidential race winner for the 2014-2015 school year.           According to voting data, voter turnout for this re-voting totaled nearly 20 percent of students, mirroring Tuesdays voting at around the same percentage. “I am really excited that […]


Farm Bureau hosts ‘Ag in the Classroom’

The sounds of livestock and excited school children filled the arena April 8and 9 when the local branch of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation held the “Ag in the Classroom” event at Hyder-Burks Agriculture Pavilion for the 22nd year. The event is free to attend for all first grade students […]


‘Real Housewives of New York’ gets it right

The ‘Real Housewives of New York City have finally come back from their extended hiatus. I was worried there for a while as to whether they would be back at all, but I should have known better. The ladies of NYC have always been a staple in the Housewives franchise. […]


‘Captain America’ continues Marvel’s success

The newest addition to the Marvel universe is the sequel to Captain America’s story, ‘The Winter Soldier.’ This time around, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is working for S.H.I.E.L.D., but struggles to figure out why he is fighting. The world has changed since the 1940s and the threats are less defined, […]