Month: October 2015


‘Episode VII’ shatters records and crashes websites

One of the most influential, beloved and downright magical film series is coming back in full force this holiday season after an absence from the film world. It’s not “Lethal Weapon,” sadly, but something a bit spaceier – “Star Wars.” Every man, woman and child the world over has either […]


The Bell Witch Cave: Thrill seeker gives full account

Cookeville is a beautiful town, especially in the fall. The people are nice, the weather is decent and the restaurants are excellent. My only complaint about our fair city is the lack of “haunted” attractions. I have been to “Crazy George’s Bridge” at night and it was creepy enough, but […]


Is silence still golden?

If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. At least, this is what we’re told. Over the course of life, we’ve all learned at some point that our society values the outspoken. Those who raise their voices above the rest are assumed to be the ones who have […]


The Rundown: Pace’s Perspective

Brock McCoin flies down the field after his reception against EIU. McCoin had 88 yards receiving in the 51-20 loss to the Panthers. Tennessee Tech suffered its fourth straight loss Saturday, struggling in a 51-20 blowout at Eastern Illinois. Fortunately for the Golden Eagles, the dog days are over, as the […]


Women’s golf finishes fourth in Blue Raider Invitational

The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team finished fourth in the Blue Raider Invitational Oct. 19 and 20. They were led by the play of Whitney Robertson who tied for 14th overall.             Robertson, Maddi Everts, Allyson Dunn, Megan Williamson and Hollee Sadler all represented […]


Brandt, Sambu lead cross-country teams into OVC championships

Two Ohio Valley Conference titles will be on the line Oct.31 when the Tennessee Tech cross-country teams compete in the OVC conference championships held in Murray, Kentucky.       Both the men and women’s programs will be looking for their first ever conference titles. Head coach […]


Hooper Eblen Center upgrades

The Hooper Eblen Center following its renovations. Photo by: Jim Dillon     After several months of renovations, the Hooper Eblen Center has a new look on the inside.     All the seats have been replaced with new state-of-the-art seats and handrails. There is new wheelchair-bound seating […]