Day: April 1, 2011


SGA executive officers, senators to be appointed this month

The elections for SGA executive officers and senators are quickly approaching. Along with the elections comes a new group of campus decision makers and leaders. Current SGA President Sean Ochsenbein is excited for the prospective new senators and executive members that will start campaigning next week. “I feel we have […]


Goo Goo Dolls to rock the Hoop on Tuesday

Tuesday night, the Hooper Eblen Center will be packed with students eager to see the Goo Goo Dolls, Vertical Horizon and Jeff Leblanc in concert.Though the event is only a few days away, planning for it has been an ongoing task since November. The concert has been a combined effort […]


Suspected magazine swindle on campus defrauds students

University Police received a call March 14 reporting a suspected magazine sales scam. The complainant says he was approached in the RUC by two subjects-calling themselves “John” and “Kelly”-who persuaded him to spend $100 on magazine subscriptions. “They told him they were selling them for a fundraiser to pay for […]


Henderson Hall faces summer, fall renovations

Students expecting to have class in Henderson Hall in the summer and fall will be meeting elsewhere. Henderson Hall will undergo a renovation that will begin this summer and continue into the fall semester. “There won’t be classes in [Henderson Hall] during the summer,” said Kurt Eisen, College of Arts […]


Craft Center hosts 13th season of Celebration of Craft Saturday

The Celebration of Craft is entering its 13th season and is back with another exciting day packed with music, food and educational workshops led by experts of various crafts. This annual event is taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the Appalachian Center for Craft. The event […]


Let’s Tweet About Movies

@SuckerPunch – A movie with limitless potential that’s hamstrung with an uninteresting plot despite awe-inspiring visuals. @ZackSnyder misses again. C-@BlackSwan – On DVD, a heart-pumping, dramatic thriller you must see. Tchaikovsky’s works are sublimely woven into the film for great, haunting effect. A


French film series continues Wednesday

The Volpe Library goes to France this month with a new film series called “The Seventh Art: Classics of French Cinema.”This month, the foreign languages department and the Media Center will be showcasing four public screenings of French classics. The films showcased are Center Stage events, and these films have […]


Sci-fi convention returns

OMNI-CON 2011 is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 2 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 3 in the RUC. OMNI-CON is a two-day science fiction/fantasy convention run by fans of that genre. It is hosted by Alpha Psi Phi and “It’s […]


How you can help: Nursing student aids Liberian village

It is easy to focus on the bad news around the world these days. Egypt and Libya are in a state of turmoil, the oil in the gulf is still killing sea life, and Japan is facing a disaster that has resulted in more than 10,000 deaths. If you’re like […]


Athletics fee increase to fund scholarships, more

Students will now have to pay $175 per semester because of the $25 increase in the athletics fee. The athletics fee is a mandatory fee-regardless of a student’s involvement in Tech athletics.Along with all other fee increase request, the athletics fee was approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents during […]