Month: October 2017


Tech goalkeeper’s dominant career

No one in Tech Women’s soccer history has played more minutes through their junior season than goalkeeper Kari Naerdermann. Naerdermann, a native of Germany, started her career playing for SG Essen in the Bundesliga, which is a professional association football club in Germany. She dressed as a member of the […]


Two Tech tennis players make quarterfinals

Eduardo Mena, TTU Senior, returning a voller during the ITA Men's All-American Championships Two TTU tennis players battled to the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Ohio Valley Regional championships. Senior Eduardo Mena, the thirty-third ranked player in the nation and two-time Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year, was […]


Sports Wrap-Up

Soccer: The nine-game undefeated streak the team accomplished during the last games of the regular season have placed the soccer team directly into the semifinals of the OVC tournament due to a double bye. The team, led by goalkeeper Kari Naerdemann, will play their first game on Nov. 3, with […]


“Gaming for Prevention” smashes stigmas

A student wears beer googles, last Tuesday at "Gaming for Prevention." The goggle simulate drunkeness The Tech Counseling Center partnered with the TTU Smash Bros. Club and eSports Club for an alcohol awareness and suicide prevention event. The Gaming for Prevention event highlighted combating stigma surrounding mental illness, information on […]


Sustainability month wraps up

Campus organizations attended Sustainability Day and World Food Celebration on Centennial Plaza to show various campus efforts In spring 2017, of the 573 tons of trash that Tech’s campus disposed of, only 21.7 percent was able to be recycled. The campus community produced 448.6 tons of waste, not including the […]


Paralympic athlete speaks to crowd at Tennessee Tech

Patrick "Blake" Leeper holding two of his eight medals in Derryberry Hall Eight-time paralympic medal winner and world record holder Patrick “Blake” Leeper told a crowd at Tennessee Tech to always keep a positive attitude. Leeper is a 28-year-old track and field runner with no legs who runs on prosthetics […]


Lost and found is filled to the brim

An Apple Watch, a pair of Beats headphones and flash drives don’t have much in common at first glance, but currently, they are all residing in Tech’s Lost and Found collection point waiting to be reclaimed. In the Volpe Library, the collection point is behind the front desk. All a […]


Gold Pass shock students

At first, two Tech students thought an Oct. 4 email from university police was a scam. The email informed them they won a Gold Zone parking pass in exchange for their Red Zone parking pass. “I couldn’t believe it. It seemed too good to be true. I almost ignored the […]