Author: Lucas McCoy


Dr. Ghorashi, build up this wall!

Dr. Bahman Ghorashi An electronic interactive wall, also known as Tech Wall, is being discussed as a possible future accessory inside of Jere Whitson Memorial Building for the division of Enrollment Management. Provost Bahman Ghorashi believes the Tech Wall and other technological transformations will recruit “attractive, qualified students to TTU.” […]


South Hall renovations draw to a close

Students and faculty can expect to see South Hall open next semester as construction in the building draws to a close. The renovations, which began in January of this year, are due to finish around November. Originally constructed in 1931, South Hall has seen many functions throughout its life. “It […]


SGA Senator appointed to commission by Governor

Student Government Association Senator Alex Martin has been appointed by Governor Bill Haslam as the Tennessee Board of Regents’ representative on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for a two-year term. There are two types of student representatives: one for the University of Tennessee system and one for the TBR, with […]


SAE rises from the ashes

Photo by Jordan Pace Sigma Alpha Epsilon is recovering from the destruction of its former fraternity house on Eighth St. last semester. The fire claimed the Tennessee Delta chapter house early morning on March 22. It started in the basement of the house where the flames spread, leaving nothing but […]


Center Stage releases 2014-2015 season of events

Thanks to Center Stage, several cultural and artistic events have been scheduled for the year, with four of them taking place this month across campus. Center Stage recently released their schedule of upcoming artistic events that are free to students. The events range from guest speakers and concerts to art […]


Women’s Center to hold twice-monthly meetings

Women that suffer from body insecurities have the opportunity to attend monthly Women’s Center support groups on Tennessee Tech’s campus. The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month in Pennebaker 203 at 11 a.m. A peer led support group will be held, with the Women’s Center […]


Album Review: The Physical World

After a decade of silence, Toronto noise rock duo Death From Above 1979 have finally released a new album, “The Physical World.” DFA1979 is made up of singer/drummer Sebastian Grainger and bassist/synth player Jesse Keeler. Hype has been building for this album since the band started touring again in 2011 […]


New fall shows to check out

Well fall TV is upon us again and, for me, it’s an exciting time of year. All my favorite shows are coming back (well not all of them—I’m looking at you ABC and the cancelation choices you have made recently) and some future favorites are joining the lineup. Honestly, no […]


Cross country competes at large events at Louisville

The Tennessee Tech Men’s Cross-Country team will head to Louisville, Ky. this weekend to compete in the 13th Annual Greater Louisville Cross-Country Classic along with seven other Ohio Valley Conference teams. After an impressive start to the season, finishing first in the Carolina Invitational and second in the Indiana Open, […]