Author: Drake Fenlon


Intolerant views make the world go blind

I have a love-hate relationship with social media. Somewhere in between the time I got my own computer in middle school and the time I got an Ethernet cable in my room, I started my life with social media. Back then social media was so innocent and sweet. Not everyone […]


Vanlier: OVC Player of the Week

Photo by Rob Schapert The Golden Eagles managed to come away with a silver lining from their 49-14 loss while away against the Indiana State Sycamores on Saturday as running back Ladarius Vanlier was named the OVC Special Teams Player of the Week. The 5 foot 8 inch junior finished […]


Mae Pearl’s closes doors

Photo by Mae Pearl's Cookeville is back to having just one local frozen yogurt shop after Mae Pearl’s Frozen Yogurt closed its doors for good on Wednesday, Sept. 3 after three years of operation. Mae Pearl’s owners, brothers Russ and Jason Fowler, closed the doors of their S. Jefferson Ave. […]


Tech struggles on both sides of the ball against Indiana State

Photo by Rob Schabert, TTU Sports Information & Broadcasting The Golden Eagles were handed their first loss of the 2014 season last Saturday while on the road against the Indiana State Sycamores. Indiana State took a commanding 49-14 win over Tech by putting them out of the game early with […]


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 […]