Month: October 2011


Media misunderstands evangelicals

Recently, political pundits and news anchors have spent a lot of time discussing, and in many cases, making light of, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s claims that she “talks to God.” While Bachmann may bring much of the criticism on herself in the sometimes puzzling way that she articulates her […]


Love Your Body Day promotes fashion reality

Project Reality Runway, Tech’s alternative fashion show, returns Tuesday at dead hour in the RUC Multipurpose Room. Promoting positive self-images, organizers of the fashion show want participants and guests to leave understanding beauty is not just skin-deep.  Challenging the standards placed on women and men by the media, Project Reality […]


Movies on my Mind: 50/50

Let’s think about the movie 50/50.  Based on a true story by the screenwriter Will Reiser, this movie is about the struggle to live life as normally as possible after being diagnosed with cancer.  It’s a film about life, filled with tribulations, friends, family and humor even in the gloomiest […]


Let’s Talk About Comics: Habibi

Over the past week, I have been reading Craig Thompson’s newest offering, “Habibi,” and I am quite pleased with the graphic novel. Following the story of Dodola and her adopted brother, Zam, whom she raises like a son, the book looks into numerous facets of Middle Eastern life.  Islam plays […]


Golden Eagle football ranked 21st in FCS poll

The Golden Eagles (4-1, 3-0) received national recognition this week as they cracked the top 25 in the polls for Football Championship Subdivision. Tech is ranked 21 in the FCS Coaches poll and 23 in the Sports Network/ poll after a 34-31 victory over the UT-Martin Skyhawks (1-2, 1-1) last […]


Tech cheerleaders prepare for national competition

Tech’s cheerleading squad prepares for the Universal Cheerleading Association’s National Competition at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 13-15. The squad members put in nine hours of team practice per week along with tumbling classes and at least 30 minutes of additional stunting six days a week in […]


Greene wins men’s individual, leads team to second overall

Southern Hills Golf Club hosted the TTU Invitational 8k race in which the Golden Eagles took second overall in both the men’s and women’s divisions in front of a home crowd. This marks the best finishes of the season for both teams, trumping their previous spots in fifth overall in […]


Weekly Roundup

Tech V-ball goes on road again The Tech volleyball team will hit the road again this weekend for a pair of crucial Ohio Valley Conference matches at Morehead State University and Eastern Kentucky University. The Golden Eagles (2-15, 1-6 OVC) will take on the conference-leading Morehead State Eagles tonight at […]

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Position opening for The Oracle

The Oracle is seeking applicants for the Web Editor position. Your resume and a letter of intent are due Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. to Mrs. Eva Dingwall (RUC 364). Please include journalism and web design courses you may have taken or are currently taking in your letter. The position […]


International Friends holds ice cream social

The Sunday before the start of each fall semester, International Friends invites foreign exchange students and anyone in the community who is interested to the Rodgers family home for an ice cream social.  International Friends is a global non-profit organization that was designed to create programs that mutually benefit […]