Day: September 22, 2011


Weekly Roundup: This week’s sports at a glance

Cross Country Sets Records Again The Georgia State Invitational cross country race was a day of record breaking by the Tech Golden Eagles. Between the men’s and women’s teams, seven Tech runners set new personal best times for their distances. This landed both Golden Eagle teams a fifth place overall. […]


Race for the Cure to be held Sunday afternoon

The Upper Cumberland Race for the Cure will be held Sunday, Sept. 25. The race is a sanctioned 5K event approved by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization. Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a global leader of the breast cancer awareness movement, having invested more than […]


New learning villages decided

Tech plans to have two new learning villages on campus by next fall.   Ellington and Warf Hall will be the home of the arts and media village while a global village will be located in M.S. Cooper.  The arts and media village is meant to appeal to students involved […]


Enough with the tests

Is it just me, or is our society obsessed with test taking? It feels like every time I finish studying for supposedly the most important test of my life I turn around and start studying for an even more important test. In elementary school, it was all about the TCAP.  […]


Obama: four more years?

Last Thursday, President Barack Obama spoke to a room full of donors at a campaign fundraiser in Washington D.C. sounding very confident of his chances for re-election. “Here’s one thing I know for certain,” Obama said. “The odds of me being re-elected are much higher than the odds of me […]

On campus

Graduate enrollment bucks trend

Official enrollment numbers show that Tech has reached record undergraduate enrollment for the 11th consecutive year while graduate enrollment has decreased. The final count for 2011 enrollment overall is 11,768, a 2 percent increase. Undergraduate enrollment shows a 5.1 percent increase.  There has also been a 9 percent increase in […]

Top Stories

New bike share program sees success

Wheels are spinning as a result of the new bike-share program that is fostering both community and healthy living among the Tech population. The free bicycle rental concept introduced this semester by the “Treehouse,” Tech’s environmental learning village, has been met with much interest and enthusiasm. “Initially we thought, ‘it’s […]


Tech student arrested with multiple weapons

A Tech student was arrested by university police for the possession of a loaded revolver, a shotgun and several knives on Sept. 21 in a Tech parking lot. According to the university police report, Robert Erik Haggard, 19, of MS Cooper Hall, was arrested on the Possession of Weapons on […]


Golden Eagle Player Profile

The former Wisconsin Softball Gatorade Player of the Year is from Appleton, in northeast Wisconsin. The junior pitcher had a 2.64 ERA in OVC games last year. If I could play any other sport: “Basketball. I played forward for four years in high school and I like the fast-paced contact.” […]