Day: February 16, 2016


Tech to begin planning for $90 million science building

Tennessee Tech’s new science building investment is expected to reach $90 million, according to Claire Stinson, vice president for planning and finance, as plans progress after Gov. Bill Haslam’s recent budget announcement. This is close to a $5 million increase from Gov. Haslam’s budget reference at the State of the […]


Student starts GoFundMe account after facing tuition hardship

WANDA THE HONDA – A GoFundMe account has been set up to help sophomore Justin Seals replace his car after an accident that totaled “Wanda the Honda” in late January. Tech student Justin Seals has been making local headlines after revealing that he had been living in his car during the previous […]


TTU Food Pantry moves to Tech Village

The Tech Food Pantry has partnered with Residential Life and has moved from its small space in the cafeteria of Foundation Hall into a three-bedroom apartment located in Tech Village. “We’ve been really fortunate to receive this space from Res Life. Charlie Macke, the president of Residential Life, offered us […]


Students concerned with Tech’s communication on class cancellation policy

​ CAMPUS SAFETY – Members of facilities work diligently to clear the entrances to buildings across campus. Some students are concerned with the University’s means of communication in regard to class cancellation and severe winter weather. The recent snow and icy weather in Cookeville has inconvenienced many Tech students’ and faculty members’ […]


‘The Life of Pablo’ is both moving and provocative

Rapper Kanye West released a new album early this morning following his performances on Saturday Night Live. In this highly anticipated album, Kanye raps about everything from having sex with Kim Kardashian, in “30 Hours”, to bashing Taylor Swift in 2009 with “Famous”. He created a well-balanced album, using religious […]


‘Deadpool’ ushers in new age of R-rated action

Years ago, comedies wouldn’t even get a pass if they were R-rated; they did horribly at the box-office due to the large amount of younger audiences who simply couldn’t get into them due to the MPAA rating attached. These movies were funny, though, and years later films like The 40-Year […]


Beyonce takes a stand at Super Bowl halftime show

IN FORMATION – Beyonce performed her controversial new single before a stage of millions during the Super Bowl half-time show. Last Sunday’s Super Bowl had the nation talking. Sure, Peyton Manning’s possible retirement was a hot topic, and certainly there were a few commercials that went viral. But the hottest […]