Day: November 9, 2015


Tennessee Tech celebrates Centennial Homecoming

CHEERS FOR 100 YEARS – A 700-pound, 40-foot Golden Eagle was erected by students during Homecoming for the 50th anniversary of Tennessee Tech University.  Tennessee Tech University is celebrating the Centennial Homecoming with a week packed with student events. “Happy Birthday TTU!” is the theme for this year’s Homecoming celebration. […]


SGA passes bill to implement sanitation wipe stations in Volpe Library

The Student Government Association passed two bills at the Nov. 3 meeting, which were aimed at students’ experience at Volpe Library. The bills proposed adding sanitation wipe stations around the computer work areas and adding microwaves. College of Business Senator Kate Shelton proposed adding sanitation wipe stations after noticing how […]


TTU Sports Hall of Fame to welcome inductees

Five former Tennessee Tech athletes will be inducted into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame at the annual Induction Banquet in the Multipurpose Room Friday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased through the Athletics Ticket office. D.J. Bleisath was a defensive […]


ASME and SHPE hosts TTU alumni to speak on career advancement opportunities

As part of the TTU speaker series for engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers invited three bilingual guests to speak about their differing experiences getting hired and the importance of knowing a second language. Speakers Samantha Mendez, Eduardo Pereira and Daniel Perez each […]


Atwood discusses book and human rights in keynote lecture

Margaret Atwood, a celebrated author, traveled to Tennessee Tech to discuss her novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” human rights and how the two intermingle in a lecture, Tuesday, Nov. 3. “Being a writer is a cross between being a gambler, an entrepreneur and a magician,” said Atwood. “Being a writer is […]


Mistletoe Market features shops and boutiques

For those who were ready to kick off the holiday season, the 13th annual Mistletoe Market was hosted by Leslie Town Centre Friday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event included 50 different merchants and boutiques that […]


Coheed and Cambria craft tight return

VISUALLY SOUND – Before the band was formed, Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez wrote "The Amory Wars," a science-fiction comic book series from which the band bases its lyrics and themese for the first seven albums.   Admittedly, I know very little about the vast comic book universe tied […]