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Miss Minden killed in collision with train

by Elizabeth DeGrie Hannah McFarland, a 19-year-old from Minden, who would have been an incoming freshman at Tech this fall, died in a car accident June 25. A Mitsubishi Eclipse…

Women learn to ‘scrum,’ ‘ruck’ and ‘maul’ in rugby

by Jennifer Eddignton When discussing women’s athletics, the terms “scrums,” “rucks” and “mauls,” let alone “tackling,” are not the first things that come to mind, or even the last. The…

Track team continues dominance

by Sarah Carmichael After breaking school records and winning first place overall in the Western Athletic Conference three years in a row, Tech’s women’s track and field team has proven…

Rock climbing becomes lifestyle for adventurous student

by Richard Wolfe Christopher Barber, a 25-year-old Tech graduate with a bachelor of science in physics, has been scaling more than just a mountain of books this summer. Barber, who…

Malone’s donation to bring improvements

by Lyndsey Lovelady Tech’s basketball and volleyball programs received a $350,000 contribution from its new director of basketball promotions and assistant strength and conditioning coach, NBA luminary and former Bulldog…

Getting out of town: ‘It’s just nice to have more to do’

by Jennifer Eddignton Long-awaited summers can sometimes mean a bout of the doldrums for those Techsters remaining in Ruston, which leaves some students taking to the road in search of…

New COB dean faster than the average dean

by Jennifer Eddignton A competitive drag racing license, a ’73 Duster 426 Hemi that runs in an NHRA super-gas class and scuba certification – these are not exactly the typical…

Mailman delivers six figure package to athletic program

by Lyndsey Lovelady Tech’s women’s volleyball team recently found themselves in preparation for a face-lift thanks to a surprising $50,000 donation by former Utah Jazz star and Bulldog basketball player,…

From across the pond

I’ve left my heart in London. I walked down the streets, weaving through people and construction and cars, rode on the Underground with my purse in my lap, went to…

‘Peaches ‘n Dreams’ entertains crowd at local weekend festival

by Jennifer Eddignton From June 21-24, the 57th annual Squire Creek Peach Festival drew Techsters and Ruston residents downtown for food, music and festivities appealing for both entertainment value and…