Month: April 2015


Adams announced as SGA President

Tennessee Tech’s Student Government Association Executive Council election came to a close Friday after a run-off election determined Bobby Adams to be the winner. With a grand total of 1,138 votes, Adams was declared the winner with a final vote count of 682. His opponent, Nathan Cole, had 447 votes […]


384 days left of childhood, what’s next?

I have one year left of childhood. One single year, and then I’m heading for the real world. The big, scary adult word that, as a child, I dreamed of being a member. But now I’m terrified, stomping on the emergency brake as hard as possible. I don’t want to […]


SGA run-off election to be held Friday

The polls for the Student Government Association presidential race run-off vote will reopen Friday, April 17 at 10 a.m. and close at 2 p.m. that afternoon. The SGA Election Commission met after the polls closed Tuesday afternoon. After the results yielded a race that was too close to call, the […]


Pi Sigma Alpha hosts annual Take Back the Night march

Tennessee Tech’s Pi Sigma Alpha political science honor society held the annual Take Back the Night march around campus Tuesday evening. The march was held in conjunction with the Clothesline Project, which was hosted by the Tech Women’s Center. Both events are meant to raise awareness and bring an end […]


Baseball defeats Blue Raiders in Murfreesboro

The Golden Eagles baseball team was back on the road Tuesday evening, competing against rival Middle Tennessee State at Reese Smith Stadium, after winning two of three at home against Eastern Illinois. Tech broke an eight-game losing streak with the win against EIU April 2. “That was great,” said head […]


SGA executive election campaigns Tuesday, campaign rules same as 2014

Elections for the executive officers of the Tennessee Tech Student Government Association will take place Tuesday, April 14. Attempted election rule changes were put forth by the Executive Election Commission Committee of SGA, but were halted until the Fall 2015 semester. Because of this, the 2014 edition of the rules […]


Backdoor Playhouse opens Shakespeare classic

William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be performed in the Backdoor Playhouse over the next two weeks. Mark Creter, professor of English at Tennessee Tech, will direct the play. “It is one of my absolute, all-time favorite Shakespeare shows. We did it here in ’96,” said Creter. “Historically, there […]


Juicy J lights up Cookeville

Juicy J performed at the Hooper Eblen Center Tuesday, April 7 for the spring S.O.L.O. concert with opening act DJ Enferno. The former Three 6 Mafia member played in front of a crowd of approximately 6,500 people, said SGA President Emily McDonald. DJ Enferno opened for Juicy J with an […]