Month: October 2022

Music News

Smino, BabyTron and more on New Music Friday 

   Friday, Oct. 28 has indisputably been one of the most exciting nights of the year for hip hop music. With many versatile rap albums releasing, rap fans all over the country can find an album to fit their hip hop preferences.     Chicago rapper Smino released his third studio […]


Find Your Purpose With These 5 Easy Questions

The term “purpose anxiety” is a new and first-heard term to many people. However, it is on the rise, especially in young people.  Children are asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and they almost always have an answer full of big dreams, big […]

Music News

Underground artists dominate the end of 2022

   For the most part, the months September and October were slow for mainstream album releases, but packed to the brim with incredible albums from underground artists. On Oct. 7, one of the most promising genre-benders in the underground, Jean Dawson, released his third album “CHAOS NOW*” with features from […]

On campus Opinion

Midterm Elections, Are Tech Students Voting?

Midterm Elections. Every two years within the president’s four-year term, elections for Congress are held. This comprises two parts, the House of Representatives and Senate.  Congress makes nationwide laws. While the House decides which laws are voted on, Senate then can block or approve them.  Each state has two senators […]


Breast Cancer can happen before 40

October is widely known and celebrated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Photo provided by Pixababy. October is largely known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While it is most common in women who are 50 years old or older, pre-menopause breast cancer should not be ignored.  Those who have a personal […]


5 Tips for Public Speaking

Ask most people what their biggest fear is and you’re liable to hear public speaking at the top of a number of their lists.  Despite the prevalence of the activity, people en masse are all terrified of the prospect of talking in front of a large group of people. However, […]

Plastic on the beach

How Important is Recycling

There is no planet B. Earth is our home, and we should take care of our beautiful home, not destroy it. One of the biggest issues is the amount of plastic we use daily, and often we use it without a second thought. Now stop and think about this. […]

Local News

Upper Cumberland cities sued for violations of Clean Water Act

The cities of Cookeville and Sparta have been named in a federal lawsuit alleging violations of the Clean Water Act. The complaints, filed in the U.S. District Court by Tennessee Riverkeepers, Inc. claims Cookeville and Sparta are in violation of provisions of its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit by […]


Five Creative, and Slightly Strange, Ways to Use a Potato

The beloved potato can be found on dinner tables, in various forms, around the globe. Mashed, fried, softened, chopped or sliced, the potato is a staple for American cuisine. Although, potatoes should not only be deemed worthy for consumption purposes. The opportunities for potatoes are endless. Sunburn Relief- The antibacterial properties […]