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Erin Brokovich Encourages Students to Use Moral Compass

Environmentalist and motivational speaker Erin Brockovich came to Tech Tuesday night to talk about her story, as well as spread a message of self-empowerment. Brockovich spoke about fighting for yourself and what is right in her motivational speech. “You cannot look to anyone to tell you what’s right,” Brockovich said. […]

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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 […]

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1500 Students to take Exit Exam this Academic Year

This academic year, more than 1,500 students will take the senior exit exam, a test that determines additional funding for Tech and is required for graduation by the Tennessee Board of Regents. The exit exam is a 45-minute, multiple-choice exam that complies with California Critical Thinking Skills Test requirements. Sharon […]

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On the Prowl for Local Art

The Art Prowl will be returning to Cookeville for its 13th year on Nov. 8 and 9. This event is free to all and will be held primarily throughout several businesses in Cookeville’s historic downtown, as well as other areas of Cookeville, including the Bryan Fine Arts Building on Tech’s […]

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Nursing Building dedicated to President Robert and Gloria Bell

The community celebrated Bob Bell’s service to Tech Thursday when the Nursing and Health Services Building was renamed Robert and Gloria Bell Hall, in honor of the former president and his wife. Bell served as the president of the University for more than a decade. “Dr. Bell recognized the need […]

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Not afraid to show love for the Golden Eagles

Chart-topping, alternative band The Fray rocked out the Hooper Eblen Center on Oct. 8. Augustana was the opening act for the sold-out concert.    Students, faculty, and the general public filled the floor, lower bowl, and parts of the upper bowl of the basketball arena to see the performances by […]