Month: September 2014


Dr. Ghorashi, build up this wall!

Dr. Bahman Ghorashi An electronic interactive wall, also known as Tech Wall, is being discussed as a possible future accessory inside of Jere Whitson Memorial Building for the division of Enrollment Management. Provost Bahman Ghorashi believes the Tech Wall and other technological transformations will recruit “attractive, qualified students to TTU.” […]


Tech struggles on both sides of the ball against Indiana State

Photo by Rob Schabert, TTU Sports Information & Broadcasting The Golden Eagles were handed their first loss of the 2014 season last Saturday while on the road against the Indiana State Sycamores. Indiana State took a commanding 49-14 win over Tech by putting them out of the game early with […]


Mae Pearl’s closes doors

Photo by Mae Pearl's Cookeville is back to having just one local frozen yogurt shop after Mae Pearl’s Frozen Yogurt closed its doors for good on Wednesday, Sept. 3 after three years of operation. Mae Pearl’s owners, brothers Russ and Jason Fowler, closed the doors of their S. Jefferson Ave. […]


Vanlier: OVC Player of the Week

Photo by Rob Schapert The Golden Eagles managed to come away with a silver lining from their 49-14 loss while away against the Indiana State Sycamores on Saturday as running back Ladarius Vanlier was named the OVC Special Teams Player of the Week. The 5 foot 8 inch junior finished […]


Intolerant views make the world go blind

I have a love-hate relationship with social media. Somewhere in between the time I got my own computer in middle school and the time I got an Ethernet cable in my room, I started my life with social media. Back then social media was so innocent and sweet. Not everyone […]


Women’s Center to hold twice-monthly meetings

Women that suffer from body insecurities have the opportunity to attend monthly Women’s Center support groups on Tennessee Tech’s campus. The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month in Pennebaker 203 at 11 a.m. A peer led support group will be held, with the Women’s Center […]


New fall shows to check out

Well fall TV is upon us again and, for me, it’s an exciting time of year. All my favorite shows are coming back (well not all of them—I’m looking at you ABC and the cancelation choices you have made recently) and some future favorites are joining the lineup. Honestly, no […]


Album Review: The Physical World

After a decade of silence, Toronto noise rock duo Death From Above 1979 have finally released a new album, “The Physical World.” DFA1979 is made up of singer/drummer Sebastian Grainger and bassist/synth player Jesse Keeler. Hype has been building for this album since the band started touring again in 2011 […]