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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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Homecoming Week is all Fun and Games

As Homecoming Week came to a close Saturday night, winners were announced and awards were handed out in Tucker Stadium. The overall winners of the 2013 Homecoming competitions were partners Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Kappa Sigma fraternity. Allison Boshears of Phi Mu and Matthew Bimsteim of the Percussion Club […]

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stand up

A ban has been placed and strictly enforced over the past year restricting students from sitting on the floor and the stairs in Henderson Hall. Every few feet, signs have been placed instructing students of the dangers that await them and others if they are to sit on the floor […]

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Local Business ‘Compugeeks’ Sponsors Homecoming Concert

Country music singers Darryl Worley and Joe Diffie wrapped up Homecoming Week Saturday when they played for over 1,000 fans and alumni at the Hooper Eblen Center. Compugeeks President Charles Bell put on the show with help from alumni director Tracey Duncan. Bell, who founded the Sparta-based company, used the […]

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New Hall Haunted House Gives Back

The staff and friends of New Hall North used PVC pipe, duct tape and plastic to set up the residence hall’s annual one-night only haunted house Oct. 21.   Every year, resident assistants from New Hall North set up a program for Tech students to attend. The past four years, […]

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New Spot for Bikes Raises Concern of Bike Rack Continuity

After multiple assessments of areas around campus, Facilities and Business Services installed two additional bicycle racks across from Clement Hall Wednesday in hopes of satisfying student needs for additional bicycle parking.  “As the campus becomes more pedestrian, the objective is to provide ample bike parking facilities,” Kevin Tucker, director of […]