Month: October 2020

On campus

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture and achievements of the United States. The observation started as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson in 1968, and was […]

Greek Life

Abolish Greek Life instagram causes a stir on campus

The Abolish Greek life movement that has been sweeping across the country has made its way to Tech.  Inspired by the Abolish Greek life Movement at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, which has received national attention, students at Tech have now formed their own coalition on the matter. According to […]

Off campus

Smith: Poverty is not a crime

The Cookeville City Council is in a battle over a proposed public safety ordinance that would ban panhandling in certain areas within city limits.  Panhandling  is defined as to stop people on the street and ask for food or money according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. The last city council meeting, […]