Author: Elissa Longfellow

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Flight Plan sets out to increase freshman retention

Tennessee Tech is continuing its efforts to ensure that freshmen are consistently attending their classes through the Flight Path initiative.  Flight Path was implemented in Fall 2013 and designed to combat chronic absenteeism. It is part of a larger effort by the university to improve retention. However, there is no conclusive […]

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Career Services plans for upcoming Oct. Career Fair

Career Services is heralding in its semiannual career day with workshops this week that will prepare students for possible job opportunities. Tech’s Career Services will host two events leading up to the career fair on Oct. 2. A resume workshop will be held during dead hour Tuesday in Johnson Hall […]

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Cookeville highlighted in ‘Cookevegas’ app

Cookeville native and Tech graduate Daniel Sutton has designed Cookeville’s first app called Cookevegas, which offers many features to locals such as deals, entertainment, shopping and event listings. Cookevegas was originally planned to be a community-based website before being converted into an interactive app for Apple and Google Play users […]

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Neon Trees to take stage in Hoop Tuesday

Neon Trees After postponing dates from their upcoming fall tour, Neon Trees will still be coming to the Hooper Eblen Center on Tuesday at 8 p.m. for the S.O.L.O. concert hosted by Tennessee Tech University.    The band thought it would have to cancel those dates after bassist Branden Campbell had […]

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Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity issued cease, desist memorandum by University

Fraternity Pi Kappa Phi has been issued a cease and desist order on unnamed alleged risk management violation charges.  Events such as philanthropic projects, community service, intramurals, fundraisers and gatherings with and without alcohol are prohibited for an indefinite amount of time. The fraternity can still hold meetings as a […]

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College of Human Ecology unveils new concentration

COOKEVILLE– Tennessee Tech University is the first college in the state of Tennessee to offer Child Life as a concentration through the College of Agriculture and Human Ecology beginning fall of 2014. As of fall 2014, the School of Human Ecology is now offering a concentration in child life. Although […]

Opinion

Tennessee “Almost” Technological University

Tennessee Tech prides itself on being one of the best and most affordable colleges in the state, yet we can’t keep a solid Wi-Fi signal.  I’ve lived in New Hall North and Ellington and currently reside in Tech Village and can safely say that the Internet on campus is less […]

Sports

Dodd awarded: Tech wins two at McNeese

 Tennessee Tech women’s volleyball team returned from last weekend’s Cowgirl Classic at McNeese State University splitting wins and losses at 2-2. However, they traveled back to campus with right side hitter Cody Dodd as an OVC Offensive Player of the Week. The 6-foot-4-inch junior wrapped up the weekend in Lake […]

Sports

Tech travels to Nashville for rivalry with TSU

A rivalry will be revisited this Saturday as the Tennessee Tech football team heads to Hale Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. to face the Tennessee State Tigers. Tech is looking to get back on track after Indiana State defeated them 49-14 in their last appearance two weeks ago. The Tigers are […]

Opinion

Rape Culture: Non-existent or reality?

She is someone’s wife, sister, mother, daughter. We’ve heard it before. But have we heard it in its most real context? In its raw form? How about this—she is someone. She is a human being. Period. First of all, I am not an outraged feminist or a female elitist. But […]