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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 […]

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Sweet victory: confessions of a happy liberal

I wanted to provide a cartoon this week, instead of a column.My boss said it was a no go. But here is what it would have looked like: a stick figure (labeled “Lucas”) raising the roof for five or so frames. Why am I raising the roof? President Elect Barack […]

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Students stamped with Tech post office fee

Students logging on to Eagle online during advisement week may have incurred a tardy $14 Tech post office box fee. While converting from the old S.I.S. data system to the new Banner system, all records regarding student post office box information did not simply convert over onto student accounts. “So, […]

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Fresh Fusion opens in Swoops Food Court in the RUC

The construction is done, the lines are shorter, and a fresh new look has been added to Swoops Food Court. After a long wait for the Fire Marshall’s approval to open, students got the chance on Monday to get a taste of the grand opening of Fresh Fusion, a two-station […]

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Club Jet, the new club in Cookeville

There is some news floating around the club scene in Cookeville. There is a new club in town, and it’s called Club Jet. Club Jet is located at 942 E. 10th St. and is open from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m., which seems unique for a club , but it […]

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Cookeville Food Scene

A visit to Maddux Station certainly merits individual reviews. No other Cookeville eatery encompasses the senses associated with savoring delectable fare. We have been told we eat with our eyes first. Because of this, Maddux Station’s eclectic mix of the industrial, contemporary and the traditional will be a feast for […]

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Time keeps on slippin’

With 1:33 to play at Austin Peay, I watched as Justin Kraemer kicked an onside kick that was absolutely perfect. The ball must travel 10 yards before being touched by the kicking team. Kraemer’s kick bounced to the 10 yard mark, and stalled. Tech recovered the ball at its own […]

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Tech earns fourth consecutive best buy honor

Add one more to the list of awards for Tech’s ranking as a university-Americas Top 100 Best College Buys. Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. determined Tech to be one of the nation’s best college values for the fourth consecutive year in its annual National College Survey. “Of all the honors […]