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Top caliber flute ensemble to perform at Tech tonight

Tennessee Tech is set to host the Cambia Flute Ensemble Friday night in Wattenbarger Auditorium. The performance, titled Around the World in 80 Minutes, will showcase a variety of music from many different countries. Some of the countries that will be featured are England, France, Spain, Japan, Africa and the […]

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BCM to feed spring breakers

Approximately 40 Tech students will be serving pancakes over spring break in Panama City Beach. The Baptist Collegiate Ministry is taking a group of Tech students to Panama City Beach, Florida to serve free pancakes to thousands of other college students that will be staying at the beach for spring […]

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SGA plans to begin showing working progress on bills

On Tuesday, the SGA senate unanimously voted to pass a bill that will make all passed bills available online under a subsection of the SGA tab on Tech’s website. Freshman senator, Nathan Cole, presented the bill called the “SGA Progress Act of 2013.” Cole said that this bill is also […]

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Tech plans food pantry to combat ‘hidden hunger’

Dozens of cans of vegetables and boxes of other non-perishable foods are neatly stacked in a closet in the old cafeteria in Foundation Hall. The items, sorted among three or four old bookcases, are the beginnings of a food pantry to help hungry students at Tennessee Tech University. “I think […]

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Price increases coincide with renovations

Room renewals for residence halls begin March 1 for the fall semester and students can expect to see price increases for select buildings. Currently, MS Cooper Pinkerton and apartments in Tech Village are under construction. “We are pretty much gutting everything except for the walls in MS Cooper Pinkerton,” said […]

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Chartwells looks for input in planning new eatry

Chartwells plans to replace Bonta Xpress in Swoops this fall with a new restaurant. According to Sam Holm, director of Dining Services, Bonta Xpress has been struggling to gain attention from students since it was put in place.  Their key items such as flatbread wraps, pasta bowls, and salads offer […]

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United Campus Workers travel to Nashville to protest pay raise inequality

The United Campus Workers organization is going to Nashville Tuesday March 12 to address Tennessee legislators on the uneven distribution of the potential 1.5 percent raises to state employees in Governor Haslem’s 2013 budget proposal. UCW is a union of people working with higher education faculty and staff to help […]

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Tech police cite underage drinker

Tech student, Aaron Gray, was cited for underage drinking after being found passed out in the lobby of New Hall South on Feb. 17 at 2:27 a.m.   “When the officers got there, apparently he was awake by that time. He just could hardly stand,” Donna White, administrative associate for […]

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ROTC students practice aviation with Black Hawks

Two Black Hawk military helicopters descended from the sky Feb. 16 for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps aviation training exercises. The purpose of the exercise was to familiarize Tech cadets with aviation by boarding, flying and dismounting a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter piloted by the Tennessee Army National Guard. “It was […]

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$3.5 million renovation makes way for Global Hall

Residence halls M.S. Cooper and Pinkerton are undergoing extensive renovations to upgrade mechanical and plumbing systems in order to house students August 2013. Built in the late 1960s, the halls house 180 people and have never had renovations. “We’re really excited about the changes taking place. Students will get to […]