FIJI investigation concludes no hazing

An official investigation concluded Phi Gamma Delta did not engage in hazing in a video and will not be officially disciplined for what they characterize as a “juvenile prank,” a fraternity official said.   Members of Phi Gamma Delta, also known as FIJI, will be required to complete educational sanctions […]

News Sports

Running to the finish line

Golden Eagles Class of 2023 ran past the golden eagle statue to the end zone during the Running of the Freshman before the Tech vs. Virginia-Wise football game on Saturday. Running of the freshman has been a tradition for seven years. Athletic Director Mark Wilson said promotion and intricate detail […]


History Club Book Sale

TTU History Club raised $1,000 last week at a book sale normally held by Phi Alpha Theta, said Jenny Huffman, TTU History Club President.   “Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honors Society, hasn’t had a chance to run the sale in two or three years. They gave us a […]


Tech student arrested for child pornography

Cookeville police arrested a Tech student on charges of possession of child pornography on Sept. 5. According to a press release, the Cookeville Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children, issued a warrant for an investigation regarding sexual exploitation of a minor for the residence of Tatsushi Shibata. Shibata, 24, is […]

Events News On campus

Family Weekend

Tech’s population is expected to grow by hundreds this weekend as students and families celebrate the annual Family Weekend on campus. Organizers from Tech’s Office of New Student and Family Programs planned this event to give families a glimpse of their child’s college experience through several activities around town. “A […]


Go fish

His colleagues call him the “fish wrangler.”   Dr. Steven Frye, the interdisciplinary studies director, just laughs about the title, but he admits being the one who enjoys catching the goldfish that hopefully become someone’s lifelong pal.   Frye uses a casting net to collect the fish from the drainage […]


Tech’s front porch

Tech’s College of Fine Arts is a part of the university often overlooked and underappreciated. One reason the school may be overlooked is in its name, Tech is probably not the first school that art students would think of. Despite this, Dean Jennifer Shank said the university and administration does […]


Television studio gained from college transfer

A once state-of-the-art television studio in the Volpe Library now belongs to the Department of Communication following a move to the College of Interdisciplinary Studies.   Almost two years ago, faculty and staff began discussing why a move would be beneficial to the department. Faculty voted in favor of the […]