Day: March 19, 2019


Men’s basketball coach resigns

The Tech men’s basketball coach resigned March 3 following 17 seasons with the program, with the last eight as the head coach. Director of Athletics Mark Wilson announced Steve Payne's resignation March 3. A national search will begin immediately to identify Tech's 13th head coach in program history. Associate head […]


Dean of Agriculture and Human Ecology list narrowed down

The search for a new Dean of Agriculture and Human Ecology has narrowed down to four candidates.  Tech officials began searching for a replacement in late 2018 when Provost Lori Bruce appointed a committee to advertise the position, screen applicants and make a recommendation, Interim Dean Dr. Bruce Greene said. […]


Tech bass fishing team ranked 25 in YETI Fishing League

Junior angler Colton Breeding practicing for the team's next tournament. Photo by Jacob Bray. The Tech Bass Fishing Team is ranked among the top 25 schools in the southeast as they near the halfway point of the 2019 tournament season.  The team competes in three different series and compete in […]


Tech officials launch new website

A screenshot of the new website. Tennessee Tech officials launched a new website over spring break in order to market the university better to prospective students and parents.  “The new website was very nice to look upon at first glance.” Caleb Clark, a senior at Zion Christian Academy in Columbia, […]


Cooking in Germany

Rayna M. Castner.  If you have a passion for cooking, come to Europe. While the international markets in Cookeville have a lot to offer, it is nothing compared to the actual samples to discover in Europe.  I'm studying Engineering and Business at the University of Applied Sciences Wurzburg-Schweinfurt in Germany, […]


Bleachers selected for SOLO Concert

Bleachers, a pop musician based in New York City, is scheduled to perform as the spring SOLO artist at 8 p.m. April 4 in the Hooper Eblen Center. Bleachers is the official stage name of singer, songwriter and record producer Jack Antonoff, who is also a member of the bands […]


Creative Writing Club hosts poetry reading

Club founder Jake Gentry on stage at the club's first meeting. Photo by Tess Longmire. Tucked away in a second-floor classroom in Henderson Hall, a group of writers gather to share their work. They find refuge amongst Tech’s 10,000 student population to form a community, all thanks to Jake Gentry, […]


Tech students travel to Scotland

The students at Kirroughtree Forest Visitor Centre in Galloway Forest Park. From left to right, back row: Dr. (mnspas) Melinda Anderson, Dr. Steven Frye, Kaleob Ashley, Sierra Delon, Brianah Castleberry, Hailey Stults, Courtney Brooks. Second row: Kassee Christian, Madison Phillips, Katherine Wright, Hannah Petty, Allison Rison. Photo by Dr. Dennis […]


Student on the street: women in history

Student on the street: Students offer opinions on their favorite woman in history and why. Women’s History Month is the acknowledgement of influential women who have made contributions to history.  According to, Women’s History Month began in 1981 when Congress declared March 7, 1982, as Women’s History Week.  As time […]


“Are you an organ donor?” Student on the street

According to donatelife.netin 2018 over 17,500 organ donors brought life to recipients and their families.  Every 10 minutes a new person is added to the national waiting list for crucial organs. Twenty-two people die every day because the vital organs they need are not received in time. Around 8,000 people died […]