Day: February 2, 2012


Weekly Roundup

Track and field competes in first indoor event of season The Golden Eagle track team scored multiple personal best finishes at the 34th annual Niswonger Foundation Invitational. The competition was held inside the East Tennessee State University Athletic Center Jan. 27-28. The two-day event was the first indoor race of […]


Tech baseball prepares for tough schedule

Tech baseball has a lot to look forward in preparation for the upcoming season with 30 home games, nine nationally-ranked opponents and two new assistant coaches. The 2012 season will be the eighth year for head coach Matt Bragga at Tech and he said he expects this season to be […]


Ron’s record raises red flags

Ron Paul is a fascinating figure in American politics. At 76 years old, the (supposedly) Republican congressman and Presidential candidate has amassed a large base of support on college campuses across the country and has an intensely loyal group of followers who knock on doors for him, come out en […]

Letters to Editor

Letter to the Editor

I would like to address a problem on Tech’s campus that seems to grow each year. I think there is too much parking on campus and the University should make efforts to remove the unsightly parking lots as soon as possible. Instead of continuing to have concrete eye-sores in the […]


Freewheeling freshmen and stressed seniors

It’s amazing how much every college student changes in four short years. If you talk to college seniors and freshmen, it’s easy to see which is which. They’re at two different ends of the college spectrum. We all go through the same basic changes that take us from the freshmen […]


Senior Murphy’s NCAA season-high 50 points garners national attention

Tech men’s basketball player Kevin Murphy scored a career-high and school-record 50 points Monday in a 98-80 win against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. Murphy’s total was also a Hooper Eblen Center record. That total was also the highest single-game output for any NCAA player in Division I this year. Head coach Steve […]

On campus

ITS to put an end to free printing on campus

Tech’s Information Technology Services is implementing a new printing system designed to reduce paper and toner waste. The Pharos Uniprint system has been installed and is expected to continue to expand this spring, around spring break. Students are already being required to scan their Eagle cards in order to release […]

On campus

Henderson Hall renovations near completion

The restricted areas in Henderson Hall have been removed and the building is safe for students and faculty use. While there is still no specified date for classes to resume in Henderson Hall, Paul Semmes, College of Arts and Sciences dean, and Kurt Eisen, Arts and Sciences interim associate dean, […]

On campus

Custodians future in hands of TBR, President Bell

Despite a year of petitions and rallies, Tech has taken the next step in outsourcing its custodians at the beginning of this semester. “The proposed vendor, Service Solutions, would provide the cleaning services for $1.1 million dollars less than what the University is spending now,” David Larimore, Custodial Services Ad […]

On campus

Tech to host TARH this weekend

Tech will host the Tennessee Association of Residence Halls conference Feb. 3-5. The yearly conference is for resident assistants, Residence Hall Association members, hall council members and other students involved in Residential Life. “At the conference, schools compete for things like spirit points as well as place bids for the […]