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Off campus

Alumni pave the way to success

Tennessee Tech was established well over 100 years ago,  and in that time many notable alumni have left their legacy here on campus.  Lonnie Warwick attended Tech from 1961 to 1963 where he played football for the Golden Eagles. Warwick went into the NFL where he began his career with […]

Off campus

Things will get hairy for No-Shave November

No-Shave November is an annual trend in the United States. Despite being a popular hashtag and challenge online, many people have no idea where the trend originates from.  No-Shave November is a month-long practice where the participant is not allowed to do any kind of shaving or grooming for the […]

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Ralph’s vs. Big O Donuts: a Donut Duel

Cookeville is known for its college town charm, full of local businesses. Two locally-owned donut shops call Cookeville home, and the question must be asked: which donut shop is better, Ralph’s or Big O Donuts?  When asked this question, there is a clear divide among Tech students. Some are strong […]

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Is Teleworking from home the new normal?

Emails, meetings, phone calls, and spreadsheets. Technology has always been used in the workplace. With the coronavirus hitting the United States in March, technology became even more vital. Many companies and organizations are now more dependent on technology to make the transition to teleworking easier.  The government is one of […]

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Pizza Machine is feeding the community

 You may have seen a yellow school bus in the parking lot of Broast, on the corner of Walnut and Spring Streets. What you didn’t notice driving by is the hardworking pizza maker Dylon Neumann and his family who run the show. The Pizza Machine began 18 years ago in […]

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Smith: Poverty is not a crime

The Cookeville City Council is in a battle over a proposed public safety ordinance that would ban panhandling in certain areas within city limits.  Panhandling  is defined as to stop people on the street and ask for food or money according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. The last city council meeting, […]

National News

Wildfires devastate the West

At least 35 people are dead following wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington, the Associated Press reported. The wildfires have burned over 4.6 million acres in 87 large fires. With wildfires burning millions of acres, smoke has traveled down to Hawaii and all the way to New York. This poses […]

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Bonnaroo goes virtual

The Farm, located in Manchester, Tennessee looks a little different this year. The grass is still green, untrampled by 80,000 people, but the bands are still hard at play. No High-Five Friday shared with music fans from all over the world. This year’s Bonnaroo festival, called ROO-ALITY, will be held […]

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The Table: the place to play

The Table is a locally owned board game lounge which opened January of 2020. The new business is owned and operated by 2013 Tech  graduate, Nathaniel Jones. It is located at 18 W. Spring Street, across the street from Broast. There are handmade tables and over 300 board games lining […]