Author: Brooklyn Driver


Intramural Sports Recap Q&A With Spencer Ryan

Q: Why should students play intramural sports? A: Intramural sports is a great way for students to interact with their peers, let off steam from school, and participate in physical activity. It helps with team building. It helps with just to be able to compete in an activity in a […]


First Spring Football Season Ends

Tech football ends on a 40-7 loss against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks making their record 2-5 overall, 2-5 Ohio Valley Conference. This marks the end of the first ever spring season. The season was designed around the impact of COVID-19, so protocols were a top priority. The team was able to […]


Tech Virtually Hosts NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal

Tennessee Tech’s Student Government Association hosted a live Q&A with NBA Hall of Famer and analyst, Shaquille O’Neal on April 14. The event was free to all students and was broadcast using Looped virtual venue experience. This semester, Tech has also hosted celebrity DJ Steve Aoki, mentalist Brian Ledbetter and […]

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Tech Celebrates Grand Openings on Campus

Tech celebrated the opening of two new buildings on campus this past week. On April 9, 2021, Tech had grand openings for the new Laboratory Science Commons building and the Marc L. Burnett Student Recreation and Fitness Center. These buildings have been in the works for many years now and […]


COVID-19 Fading but Some Changes Will Remain

The development and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine has allowed the public to breathe a sigh of relief. With the optimistic outlook that the pandemic is  slowly drawing to a close, many people are asking what permanent marks on the work force and schools will be left in the aftermath […]

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Free Thrifting Available on Campus

On April 1 of this year, freshman Erika Minnear led a free thrifting event for all students. Donations from the Fashion Merchandising Association supplied the first pop-up store.  The thrift store was open from 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. and offered an array of clothing for both men and women. […]


COVID-19 Vaccine Causes Tension Across Campus

With the progression of the COVID-19 vaccine, many individuals are eager to get their shots, while some are more wary of the vaccine – will the “Foutchie Ouchie” be added to the list of university requirements? On campuses across the country, the COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be mandated. The […]

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SGA Elects Officers for the 21-22 Year

Tech held their Student Government Association executive elections On April 13, 2021. SGA President, Aaron Lay, won his re-election and will continue his term until 2022. This will be Lay’s second year as SGA President.  After having to deal with the coronavirus pandemic this past year, Lay has had to […]

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Tech Faculty Members Found in Violation of University Policy

On April 14, 2021, Julia Gruber, Associate Professor of German, and Andrew Smith, an Instructor of English and religious studies, were found to be in violation of Tech policy 600, code of conduct.   This was a result of an investigation into flyers they posted on campus accusing Andrew Donadio, assistant […]