Day: November 10, 2011


Tech student hit by vehicle on campus

A Tech student was struck by a vehicle on campus on Nov. 8, according to a Tech police report. Robert L. Ryder, 22, reported to Tech police that a vehicle on campus struck him on Tuesday afternoon as he “started to walk across the street to go to Brown Hall.” […]


Craft Center highlights holiday festival with sale and workshops

Advanced Tech art students will be hosting the Appalachian Center for Craft’s Annual Holiday Festival, which beginning Nov. 25-27 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Appalachian Center for Craft, a Tech satellite campus in Smithville, Tenn., has been hosting the Holiday Festival since 1986 to showcase handmade crafts by […]


Movies On My Mind: Tower Heist

Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller starred in the film “Tower Heist” with many other well-known actors in this reveng-esqe comedy. In this comedy/adventure flick, Josh Kovacs (Ben Stiller) is the manager of The Tower, the classiest hotel for the rich around Central Park, N.Y. Kovacs runs his hotel staff like […]


Tech art community busy in November

November means that the events calendar for Tech’s department of Music and Arts becomes more packed with concerts and performances. Byron Stripling and his quartet will present a free concert in Wattenbarger Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. “This is a great opportunity for our students to learn […]


After one-point loss, Tech needs rebound to win OVC

The Golden Eagles (5-3, 4-2 OVC) are looking to bounce back from a one-point Homecoming loss as they travel to Richmond, Ky. to take on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (6-3, 5-1 OVC) on Saturday. Both teams are ranked in the FCS Coaches poll, 20 and 25 respectively, and both control […]


Tech cross country runs in NCAA Championships Saturday

The Golden Eagle Cross Country teams will line up to race the NCAA South Regional Championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Nov. 6. The race will be held at the University of Alabama’s Harry Pritchett Cross Country course and features 35 teams made up of 462 student runners. The men’s teams […]


Beware of sick days in college

The idea that sick students can miss class without repercussions is a myth. The first day of class, known by students as read the syllabus out loud day, always includes some policy perpetuating the sick day myth. Every instructor I’ve ever had at Tech has had a policy for sick […]


Make Kim Kardashian go away

I, Jonathan Frank, by the power vested in me by our editor, Will, and Professor Cowart, do hereby call for a moratorium on all news coverage of Kim Kardashian. This order is effective immediately. I haven’t really cleared this with any of the other Oracle staff but I’m sure they’ll […]