Author: Ana Pena Velasco


Birth Control Role since 1916 in America

The Director of the Women’s Center at Tech Helen Hunt, and Betty Lopez a recent nurse graduate from Tech offered their professional opinions on the role birth control has had since it was first established in the U.S. in 1916. October 16, 1916, is a day in the history of […]

Opinion Sports

Seth Speaks Volumes

The National Basketball Association finals have finished this year with the Lakers defeating the Miami Heat 4-2 in Game 6 of the Finals. Lebron James was able to achieve another NBA Finals championship and NBA Most Valuable Player award. Does this solidify Lebron James being one of the best players […]


Football dilemma for Fall 2020

Tech had to put a halt on football for the 2020 season. What does that mean for incoming freshmen? How does this affect graduating seniors?  Head Football Coach Dewayne Alexander, on his 32nd season as a coach, answered these questions and put those fears at ease for individuals wondering. “All […]


New Golden Eagles on the Court

Hope is not lost with many sports not starting in the fall. At Tech there will be a basketball season starting on Nov.  25 of this year! With a new season approaching there are also some new faces emerging onto the court.  On Sept.  22, 2020, Tech Women’s Basketball released […]


Health Screenings available at Health Fair

The Fall Health Fair will take place on October 13 in the Marc Burnett Fitness and Recreation Center from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. Cookeville Regional Medical Center is set to host the event.  Testing options include: blood work, pulmonary function, bone density screening and biometric screenings.  In order to […]

Off campus

Is Teleworking from home the new normal?

Emails, meetings, phone calls, and spreadsheets. Technology has always been used in the workplace. With the coronavirus hitting the United States in March, technology became even more vital. Many companies and organizations are now more dependent on technology to make the transition to teleworking easier.  The government is one of […]

Off campus

Pizza Machine is feeding the community

 You may have seen a yellow school bus in the parking lot of Broast, on the corner of Walnut and Spring Streets. What you didn’t notice driving by is the hardworking pizza maker Dylon Neumann and his family who run the show. The Pizza Machine began 18 years ago in […]

On campus

Trustees pass motion to revise Title IX, sexual assault conduct code

Tech’s COVID-19 response, racial diversity and new construction were discussed during the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 28. The Board also approved revisions to university policies, and welcomed new members.  The Board passed the motions to revise both the student conduct rule and the Title IX compliance rule.  Dr. […]