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Tech takes part in regional writing project

Tech is now one of three universities across Tennessee giving teachers in the Putnam County area the chance to participate in the Upper Cumberland Writing Project.”The purpose of the program is to improve writing and the teaching of writing,” UCWP Director Shannon Collins said. “The learning doesn’t just stop at […]

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Tech landscape strengthens its roots

Anyone driving down University Drive this week may have noticed a change in scenery-or lack thereof. Part of a plan to plant better-quality trees, Tech Grounds Services cut a majority of the University’s Bradford pear trees on the northwest side of campus and replaced them with heartier trees. “I’ve been […]

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Review of “Assassins

“Assassins” was a production that the Backdoor Playhouse had never tried before. It had been many years since a musical was performed on that stage but from the performance at last night’s showing you couldn’t tell.This production was one that even in its sixth night of showing was still sold […]

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TTU Learning Community to perform”Single Bell, Single Belle

This year the Learning Community is trying something new by performing an orginial play, “Single Bell, Single Belle.” This play is scheduled to take place November 20 at 8:00 p.m. at the Backdoor Playhouse.A Learning Community gives first year students an opportunity to enhance their college experience. This enables these […]

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CMA Awards, the best night in Country Music

The biggest night in country music took place last night with the 42nd Annual Country Music Association Awards. The set was elaborately done with the theme of the show centered around love and its power over people.Single of the year went to “The King of Country” George Strait. Following the […]

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Intramural flag football team wins state

A flag football team from Tech now has a state championship to call its own.Gold Snuffleupagus claimed the crown at the Tennessee Intramural Recreational Sports Association tournament, held over Halloween weekend. The event, held at Middle Tennessee State University, hosted 12 teams. During its championship run, Gold Snuffleupagus ran the […]

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On the power play

Why are so many teams having problems managing the clock nowadays? It seems like every week one team loses a game because they waste so much time running the two-minute drill.Last week, it was the San Francisco 49ers that fell victim to poor time usage on Monday Night Football. The […]

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Soccer season ends in tournament

Although the loss to the University of Tennessee at Martin in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament ended the Golden Eagles’ soccer season, the program took a successful step forward this year.The sixth-seeded Golden Eagles fought hard against the third-seeded Skyhawks, but the team’s season came to an end on Tuesday. […]

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Students and Soldiers

Passing them on campus, Bill Kinnard and Matthew Gary look like typical Tech students going about their day, toting their work in backpacks and exchanging laughs with friends on South Patio. However, their stories of college life are far from typical.Along with being students, Kinnard and Gary are both in […]

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Some Americans got what they wanted, some didn’t. So what’s next?

Ignorance and racism ended when Barack won the election on Tuesday night. Ha. Just joshin’ ya. Tuesday night I played Ultimate Frisbee while people drove by on Willow Avenue screaming for joy. Wednesday morning flyers screaming hate were posted all over Henderson residence hall at Carson-Newman College. Henderson is a […]