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Education Majors Experience COVID-19 in the Classroom

The United States education system tends to face many challenges, but no one could have predicted the pandemic that suddenly closed the doors of schools across the nation.  “The students are having to wear masks, and there is social distancing having to be maintained in the school building. The students […]

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Virtual meetings create laughter and chaos

The world as we know it has changed drastically in the past year. The use of virtual meetings to hold classes and meetings are now  everyday occurrences.  Zoom, Google Meet, Teams and other various platforms, allow the world to move on even during a global pandemic.   The change from in-person […]

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Community remembers tornado one year later

On the night of March 3, 2020, a devastating EF4 tornado took the lives of 19 people in Putnam County. Our community has never been the same.  “Recovery has been difficult. Many of us were affected in different ways. For me, anytime a weather radio goes off, it kind of […]

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CODE seeks unity through diversity this Black History Month

The Center of Diversity Education, or CODE, is an organization at Tech that was founded by student athletes in the fall of 2020. The prime goal of the organization is to promote unity through diversity and to bring student athletes from different backgrounds together.  Jamaal Thompson, junior football and basketball […]

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Students outraged over campus opening announcement

Student outrage over President Oldham’s decision to have students come back to campus on Friday Feb. 19 after a week of snow days changes administration’s mind.  Cookeville and surrounding areas were put under a winter storm watch Monday, Feb. 15. Cookeville received several inches of ice and snow over the […]

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Volunteers needed for the TSSAA BlueCross Bowl

Tennessee will continue to play home field to the TSSAA BlueCross Bowl. Tech’s coveted Tucker Stadium has been the home venue to the illustrious event since 2009. Tucker Stadium, opened in 1966, and named after former Golden Eagle coach Wilburn Tucker, seats 12,500 adoring fans of the game.  The event […]

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Seth Speaks Volumes

Why Rocket League is Amazing Casually and Competitively  Rocket League is an amazing Esport for any college student to try out if they are trying to become a professional gamer. It is the perfect combination of skill and fun all into one. Rocket League is the video game version of […]

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Health Screenings available at Health Fair

The Fall Health Fair will take place on October 13 in the Marc Burnett Fitness and Recreation Center from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. Cookeville Regional Medical Center is set to host the event.  Testing options include: blood work, pulmonary function, bone density screening and biometric screenings.  In order to […]