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Profile: Linda Frisbee, manager of Crepe and Creme

Linda Frisbee, manager of Crepe and Crème Cookeville, poses behind the front counter of the store. (Photo by: Amyia Davis) Linda Frisbee Manager of Crepe and Crème Cookeville discusses the sweet side of life.   What was the idea/ vision behind the shop? What was the goal? “We thought, ‘Well, […]

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Profile: Erika “Rey Rey” Goforth

Erika Goforth, also known as Rey Rey, is pictured after her radio show. (Photo by Kailee Means) Erika Goforth, also known as Rey Rey, is a broadcast journalist for 98.5 Kiss FM. Rey Rey hosts an afternoon show for the station, but before and records commercials for the station.   […]

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Profile: Hank Duvier

Hank Duvier gives his best “mean teacher face” upon request.  (Photo by Jamaal Thompson) Meet Hank Duvier Duvier has been a math professor at Tennessee Tech for 29 years.   How long have you been a teacher?             Almost 30 years.   And is that what you always wanted to do? […]

Opinion

Student on the street: Wishlist

Students offer opinions on one thing they wish Tech had. “One thing that Tech should have is the bird scooters. You could put your eagle card in there and connect it so you could just ride to class on scooters. It would be pretty convenient, and it would help the […]

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New garden at Tech’s food pantry

Forensic chemistry major Emma Schrider gets her hands dirty in the SeedFork garden at Tech Village. The garden grows fresh vegetables for the Tennessee Tech Food Pantry and is funded by a grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. The project is a partnership between the school of agriculture and […]

Arts

Profile: Dr. Colleen Mestayer

Dr. Colleen Mestayer stands in the basement of Henderson Hall before teaching a speech classs. Dr. Colleen Mestayer, a communication professor at Tennessee Tech, is passionate about teaching and she has a positive outlook on life. What’s your education background?             “I got a bachelor’s in advertising at LSU, and then […]

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Student organization educates TTU students on opioids, addiction

Learning how to reverse certain drug overdoses is becoming increasingly important because of the prevalence of opioid abuse. Two regional overdose prevention specialists, spoke on the need for reversal training with how common opioids are today.  The Addiction and Recovery Awareness student organization at Tech sponsored opioid reversal training about […]

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Window on the World brings culture to Tech

The Nyama Drum Ensemble performs with audience members at Window On the World in the Hooper Eblen Center on April 13, which celebrates cultural diversity through a variety of international booths and performances. Window on the World is held every spring at Tech.  Photo by Rebecca Franey. Twenty-six vendors set […]

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Window on the World brings culture to Tech

The Nyama Drum Ensemble performs with audience members at Window On the World in the Hooper Eblen Center on April 13, which celebrates cultural diversity through a variety of international booths and performances. Window on the World is held every spring at Tech.  Photo by Rebecca Franey. Twenty-six vendors set […]

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SOLO concert attendance has declined

Attendance for the spring SOLO concert featuring Bleachers declined 83 percent from fall 2018, Jerry Keeton, the student activities coordinator, said.   On April 4, 850 students attended the Bleachers concert. Five thousand students attended the Waka Flocka Flame concert last semester, Keeton said.   “The concert was just as […]