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Blindfolded Dinner Teaches a New Perspective

Tech’s community had a taste of what life is like with a visually impaired disability last week at “A New Perspective,” a residential life program created by the new Able Bodies Community club to raise awareness about visually disabilities. Participants began the night by being blindfolded. Next, they were handed […]

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Student Conduct Distracts Performers

Every semester, students in various classes are required to attend concerts as a course requirement. However, Jennifer Shank, chair of the music department, said most students do not practice proper concert etiquette. “We love having an audience of students from all around campus, but being respectful to others attending and […]

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Post Office Poses Problems

Several students have run into trouble this semester when dealing with their campus mailboxes. Freshman Gabriella Farley said she had trouble opening her campus mailbox at the beginning of the school year. She said at first she was confused about which box was hers and then there was a problem […]

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Golden Helix Races for Funding

Members of the Cookeville community raced to benefit scholarship funding Saturday at this year’s Golden Helix 5K on Tech’s campus.       Janet Coonce, this year’s race director, said Saturday morning was chilly, but that didn’t stop the runners of Cookeville from lining up in front of Prescott Hall […]

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Get Fit with Trainers

The Fitness Center at TTU will be offering personal training sessions starting Nov. 11. “Personal training is something that has been offered in the past but hasn’t been done in quite some time,” said TTU Health Promotions Program Coordinator Abbey Jaffe.“We have had a lot of interest from members and […]

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Ladybugs Invade Tennessee

Starting in the month of October, Tennessee residents began to notice an abundance of ladybugs on their property. These red, yellow and orange dotted insects came in swarms and covered people’s cars, houses and gardens, causing annoyance among residents. Many people question where the ladybugs came from and why there […]

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Rocky Horror Sells Out Backdoor Playhouse

It was hard for those who came late to find a chair at the Rocky Horror Show. With lines out the door, excited playgoers scrambled to find a seat at the sold out show.  The show kicked off on Halloween night with ushers in fishnets, heels, and makeup escorting individuals […]

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ROTC is Back in Action

Tech is one of 13 schools nationwide that will continue its ROTC program after being informed of program closures last month. Tech’s ROTC program was one of 13 programs across the nation that was identified for closure which appeared to be linked to a budget decision and the Army’s desire […]

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Guess Who’s Back?

John McGlone and his team of open-air preachers made their second appearance of the semester on South Patio Wednesday. This is the third time Pinpoint Evangelism has visited Tech’s campus in less than a year. For some students, it was the first time they had acknowledged the preachers and stopped […]

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SGA Passes Bill for Students

SGA passed two bills Tuesday night that will affect both student parking and dining services. SGA passed the “Parking Lot Maintenance Act of Fall 2013” in order to better distinguish parking areas from non-parking zones for students and faculty. Senator Matthew Simpson proposed the bill in response to receiving a […]