Day: October 27, 2015

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The Avett Brothers perform at the Hooper Eblen Center

 THE AVETT BROTHERS ROCK THE HOOP – Left to right: Bob Crawford, Scott Avett and Seth Avett perform at the Fall 2015 S.O.L.O. concert. The group sang some of its most popular songs including “I And Love And You” as its encore. On Tuesday, Oct. 20, The Avett Brothers performed at […]

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Cafeteria renovations end with reopening

  A live disc jockey, prize giveaways and games are not something a person would normally expect while having lunch in a cafeteria, but if you ate in Tennessee Tech’s cafeteria last week, that’s exactly what you would have experienced. Chartwells hosted its grand opening event in the Caf Oct. […]

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Nelson wins Diva Night contest at Community Options fundraiser

Community Options’ first Diva Night was held at Del Monaco Winery Friday, Oct. 23 as local businessmen came together to donate their time and showmanship by showing themselves in dresses, glitter and talent. Diva Night is a fundraising event held to benefit the Cookeville branch of Community Options, a non-profit […]

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Simon lectures at Tech on improving society and self

Lateefah Simon, a nationally-known fighter for the people, graced the Derryberry Hall Auditorium stage Oct. 20 with a mission to motivate Tennessee Tech students to not only ask how they can improve themselves, but also how they can improve society. From the second Simon stepped onto the stage, wearing pink […]

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Spirit squad sparks new movement with “The Eagle” hand sign

Tennessee Tech’s Spirit Programs Coordinator Jordan Benedict is starting a new hand sign movement at Tech. The sign, called “the Eagle,” involves sticking out your thumb and little finger horizontally, representing an eagle in flight. The phrase “wings up” is a cue for audiences to hold up the sign. Benedict […]

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Celebrate Halloween at TTU Purple Palooza

Tennessee Tech's athletics department invites families to enjoy free admission to Halloween festivities at the fourth annual Purple Palooza located on the outer concourse of the Hooper Eblen Center Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. “It's an exciting, fast-paced basketball season kick-off event that energizes our fans and our team […]

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Third Coast Percussion visits Wattenbarger

Internationally recognized Third Coast Percussion entertained its audience in Tennessee Tech’s Wattenbarger Auditorium Thursday evening, Oct. 22. Referred to by The New York Times as “hard-grooving” musicians and by The New Yorker as “vibrant” and “superb,” Third Coast Percussion performed eight contemporary percussion pieces during the concert, one of which […]