Author: Matthew Phillips

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New Homecoming election rules enacted

The Student Government Association has adopted a set of rules involving the election of Homecoming candidates. The new rules allow for students to actively campaign prior to election day. Active campaigning involves the distribution of campaign material (handouts and posters), advertisement in campus news and radio, and setting up booths […]

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SGA takes action to revise constitution

A Student Government Association committee started major revisions on their constitution over fall break. SGA’s constitution is a document that lays out the duties and responsibilities of SGA and all of its officers. The constitution also has information on the procedures that SGA has to follow on and off campus. […]

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Pre-law student cited for drug paraphrenalia

Tennessee Tech student Joshua Murner was pulled over Oct. 16 at 9:27 p.m. for a violation of window tint. Officer Brandon Tayes pulled over Murner, who was unable to provide proof of insurance. According to reports, Murner seemed very nervous when Officer Tayes approached the car. When Tayes proceeded to […]

Sports

Under the Lights: Golden Eagles upset No. 12 EKU

TTU free safety Marty Jones soars into the end zone over EKU defensive back Kiante Northington. Photo by Jim Dillon. Eastern Kentucky University led Tennessee Tech 31-10 as the clock read 12 minutes, 51 seconds left to play in the fourth quarter last Saturday night at Tucker Stadium. By most […]

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Football back home for conference showdown with rival Murray State

This week’s match up between Tennessee Tech and Murray State will feature two teams that have had similar starts to their season.  Tech, twill be looking for its first win since the season opener against Kentucky Christian  Aug. 28.  The Golden Eagles have lost three consecutive contests, including their Ohio […]

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Little woman, big audience

Roloff Amy Roloff, the TLC star and mother from the popular television show, “Little People Big World,” came to Tennessee Tech Tuesday evening to present her lecture, “It’s Me, It’s You, and Diversity is a Good Thing.” Derryberry Hall Auditorium was full with standing room only on the floor and […]

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Centennial Plaza construction hammers on

Construction on the new Centennial Plaza officially began Monday as crews removed the concrete pavement from South Patio as part of the Master Plan. The goal is to turn South Patio into a plaza with new trees, an outdoor lecture hall and a stage for small concerts. The construction has […]

Opinion

Religious Freedom?

Abdullah During Monday night’s game against the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah bent to his knees to pray in the end zone after he returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown.  He was penalized 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct for his religious display.  Abdullah is […]

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Watson Brown: The man, the myth, the number

Coach Watson Brown, Center. 200. That’s the number of losses Tech’s head football coach Watson Brown now holds under his belt. The number, unfortunately for Brown, is now the most in NCAA history. With a final score of 50-7, last Saturday’s loss to the Northern Iowa Panthers marked number 200 […]