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 […]


Composers versus Covid-19

If you spend any time walking around campus, chances are you’ve heard the drumline and front ensembles practicing under the big white tent across from the Bryan Fine Arts Building. The marching band’s season was postponed with the football team’s, but many of the band’s members are music majors; they […]


President Oldham expresses pride for Tech community

In the aftermath of Tuesday morning’s tornado, Tech President Phil Oldham expressed his gratitude and pride for the work and passion demonstrated by Tech’s community members.   The tornado that touched down throughout Middle Tennessee Tuesday at approximately 2 a.m. was at least an EF-3, meaning winds were moving at […]

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Oracle staff member gets eagle-eye view of campus

A typical Tuesday for me includes working scholarship hours in the provost’s office, attending a newspaper staff meeting, having lunch with a friend and attending reporting class.   Nov. 12 was different. Very different.   That day, I flew over the campus and Cookeville in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. […]

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Halloween Door Decorating Contest winners

Tennessee Tech Halloween Door Decorating Contest Winners: 1st: Accessible Education Center – Al’s Toy Barn from Toy Story 2nd:, iCube –“It” theme 3rd: College of Engineering- crystal ball “Look inside the crystal ball, for engineering has it all.” Honorable mentions: Prescott Hall; School of Nursing


Waking up from a DREAM

Photo by Steve Rhodes I would like to start by saying that I have no spoon in this messed up soup. I’m a legal immigrant that is here to get an education with all the benefits that come with it. I’m proud to share the ‘immigrant’ label with many people […]


SGA run-off election today

SGA Presidential Candidates, Kyle Bieze and Emily McDonald, will face-off in a run-off election on Thursday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to neither candidate having the majority percentage of student votes. Although results from Tuesday’s voting showed Emily McDonald as the winner of the election Tuesday […]