Month: April 2015

News

SGA Senator Kyle Anderson leads campaign to boycott Chartwells

A recent student campaign has started on campus within the past month urging students not to purchase a structured meal plan from Chartwells, the University’s third party dining service provider. Student Government Association Senator Kyle Anderson is leading the campaign. Anderson claims that Chartwells is taking advantage of students every […]

News

The best doughnuts in Cookeville

Who doesn’t like a good, buttery taste of heaven? When I think of Cookeville, I think of Tennessee Tech, the historic town square, 94.7 The Country Giant, Rib City and other local sites and restaurants. I also think about doughnuts. Cookeville is rich with history and heritage. What some residents […]

Arts

‘Game of Thrones’ upsetting the status quo

If you haven’t heard, the first four episodes of “Game of Thrones” were leaked just hours before the season premiere. This is a real leak; we’re not talking about HBO accidentally posting them and taking them down after five minutes. They’re out there in the sketchy parts of the Internet, […]

Sports

Dodd trades purple and gold for red, white and blue

Tech junior volleyball standout Cody Dodd has been selected to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National Team program at the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships taking place June 21-29 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Cookeville native received an email from USA Volleyball Senior Directory of Events and High Performance […]

Arts

Summer trend continues with new albums

In a year that has already had releases from top artists, the summer continues that trend with new albums from Florence + the Machine, Snoop Dogg and Muse.             Florence + the Machine: “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” The band’s first album in four years could be one of […]

Arts

‘The Longest Ride’ feel-good, does its job

  Nicholas Sparks is at it again with a love story for all audiences. “The Longest Ride” tells two intertwining romance stories. The first centers on a blossoming romance between a by-the-books art student named Sophia and rodeo cowboy Luke Collins, desperately seeking a comeback. On the couple’s first date […]

News

Anti-abortion display creates conversation by library

‚Äč The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) came to Tech this week to present information for its Genocide Awareness Project campaign. The CBR is an organization standing against abortion, and its Genocide Awareness Project display juxtaposes images of aborted fetuses with images of victims of historical and contemporary genocides. According […]

Arts

Editor’s must-see summer movies

It’s about to be one heck of a summer at the movies in 2015. By my estimate, there are 25 – yes you read that correctly, 25 – must-see films this summer. Beginning May 1, I will be seeing a movie every weekend for the rest of summer, maybe even […]

Sports

Softball claims two victories over Austin Peay

Saturday marked the beginning of the last weekend of softball in Cookeville for six Golden Eagles on the softball team: Hannah Eldridge, Angi Sakamoto, Taylor Ketchum, Erica Tuck, Christian Gibbs and Mekenzie Weems. Tech hosted the Lady Governors of Austin Peay for Senior Day game, and while the game obviously […]