Day: October 27, 2011


Cross Country’s season culminates with OVC championships Saturday

A season’s worth of hard work and preparation come to a head for the 16 Tech cross country runners who will compete Saturday in the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in Richmond, Ky. The event, hosted by Tech a season ago, moves to Eastern Kentucky this fall and will be held […]


Committee aims for higher food quality

Tech’s Food Services has established a Food Committee in an effort to help improve the quality of food and students’ overall experiences in on-campus dining. The committee, which is expected to meet once a month, met Oct. 11. The committee consists of students, faculty and staff. Sam Holm, director of […]


Halloween costumes causing controversy

Halloween fever has officially hit Tech. I’m loving every minute of it, but there’s one thing that keeps bothering me. Why are we so judgmental about people’s costumes? We’re too old to walk around and fill an old pillowcase with free candy. All we have left is the right to […]


Pro-life cause still matters

Regardless of our political climate at the time, or what else may take place on the world stage, there are some issues that will invariably thrust themselves back into our country’s political dialogue every election season. Abortion is one such issue. Somehow, as exhausted as the subject is, with nobody […]


Weekly Roundup: This week’s sports stories at a glance

Swansey receives National recognition Preseason accolades continue to pour in for Tech, and this time, it’s senior guard Zac Swansey garnering high honors from a national media source. The USA Today named Swansey its Preseason Player of the Year in the Ohio Valley Conference in its college basketball preview publication […]


Tech looking to upset ranked OVC foe after loss

The Golden Eagle football team (4-2, 3-1 OVC) looks to bounce back from a heartbreaking loss as they travel to Jacksonville, Ala. to face off against the conference leading Jacksonville State Gamecocks (5-2, 4-0 OVC). Tech and Jacksonville State are both nationally ranked teams. The Golden Eagles are ranked 19th […]


Octubafest continues through Thursday

If you pass the Bryan Fine Arts building between now and Nov. 4, you’ll most likely hear the tuba players preparing their pieces for Tennessee Tech University’s Department of Music and Arts 36th annual Octubafest. Octubafest includes a substantial amount of recitals and concerts of TTU students and alumni who […]


Movies on my Mind: The Three Musketeers

Calling all action and adventure fan, lovers of steam punk, and scalley wag pirates, too; “The Three Musketeers” released in theaters and it will definitely entertain you. “The Three Musketeers” are the best elite swordsmen for the King of France and defenders of Europe when it is in danger. Single […]


‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ opens Thursday

#8220;The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” opens in the Backdoor Playhouse this Thursday at 8 p.m. Presented by the Tech Players, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a one-act musical focusing on a fictional spelling bee set in the geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. The musical […]