Month: December 2018


PODCAST: Humans of Tennessee Tech with Dr. Graham and Bettye Kash

In this interview, Dr. Graham Kash, a Tennessee Tech University Professor, and his wife, Dr. Bettye Kash, a retired professor, share the story of their love through fond memories, folk music and seamless harmonies. Transcript: LAUREN CLARK: Today we will be interviewing Dr. Graham Kash and Dr. Bettye Kash. So, […]


Operation Christmas Child collects 300 boxes

Jensen Lyons-Sabados holds the 2018 flyer for the Operation Christmas Child packing party at Tech on Nov. 19th.  Photo by Kathryn Howell In November, Tech collected 300 boxes for underprivileged children in the 25th anniversary of Operation Christmas Child, a Christian outreach program through Samaritan’s Purse. The international relief organization spans across […]


Tennessee Tech Young Life holds annual fundraiser

Delaney Ethridge and Trey Brewington demonstrate their Christmas spirit at Young Life Club. Photo by Malaysia Carrick-Talbert Tennessee Tech Young Life leaders held their annual Christmas Wreath Fundraiser to provide high school students from the Upper Cumberland an opportunity to go to a weeklong summer camp at Windy Gap in […]


The top five athletes of 2018

From left to right:  Cross country's Purity Sanga, soccer's Kari Naerdemann, baseball's Kevin Strohschein, football's Nick Madonia and track's Mikayla Rennick.  Photos courtesy of TTU Sport


Tech women’s track and field team begins season

Tennessee Tech’s women’s track and field team kicked off their season on Saturday at Vanderbilt’s Indoor Opener. Though Tech did not have anyone win their respective meet, Tech did produce a few impressive finishes.  Cierra Tate ran the 300m in 39.13 seconds and came in second in a field of […]


Tennessee Tech Lights the Quad

Twinkling lights were all aglow at the second annual Lighting the Quad. Following last year's success Tech has brought the magical event back for students to celebrate the holiday season before finals start.  This free event also included festive music, hot chocolate and plenty of games. This year Tech added […]


Inside the nest: A Golden Eagle on ice

The south rink at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tennessee.  Photo by Nick Rogers To residents of Tennessee, the chill of a 25-degree day in November is hostile, unfamiliar and downright cold. I’m not your average Tennessee resident. Anyone who knows me, knows I grew up in the frozen tundra […]


REVIEW: Netflix’s “Haunting of Hill House” refreshes a genre

Netflix’s show “The Haunting of Hill House”offers a new take on the horror TV show formula by weaving a compelling tale of tragic loss, mental health, supernatural encounters, and familial bonds. Premiering on October 12, each episode of the season focuses on a different child of the Crain family as […]


Beard fundraiser collects $2,000

Senior chemical engineering major Isaac Ref with half of his beard shaved. Photo by Logan Staley The Baptist Collegiate Ministry raised around $2000 at its annual beard auction on Nov. 27. The beard auction is where the BCM has students auction off their hair or beards to raise money for […]


Student on the street: Christmas edition

With Christmas rapidly approaching and the large number of international students on campus the question was asked; how do they enjoy the festive period back home? “I celebrate Christmas by going with my church to a hotel and they do breakfast. The hotel is on a beach so Santa comes […]