Day: March 15, 2012

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Voter ID Law Means Fair Elections for Tennessee

Last year our state legislature approved a measure requiring residents to show a photo ID in order to vote. Although a July 2010 poll found that 92% of Tennesseans approve of such a measure, the small minority of citizens who oppose this commonsense legislation to ensure fair elections in our […]

Opinion

Senioritis strikes again

It’s that time of year again. Tornados and storms are giving way to warm, sunny weather. On Tech’s campus, spring weather always brings the same two changes to the student population. First, everyone suddenly has the urge to wear track shorts everywhere they go. Second, everyone begins to show the […]

Music

Good Old War releases new album, performs in Nashville

Pennsylvania indie-folk trio Good Old War performed several songs from its impressive March 6 release, “Come Back As Rain,” in downtown Nashville, Tenn., at 3rd and Lindsley Bar and Grill on March 11. Both the new album and the performance served as a testament to the band’s ever-growing talent for […]

Sports

Bases Loaded

It’s that time of the year again. A time that is crazy, unpredictable, ever changing and leaves people wondering what will happen next. No it’s not March Madness that I speak of, it’s the NFL free agency period. All the bracket talk that usually comes with the NCAA Tournament has […]

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President Bell among lowest paid TBR university presidents

President Bob Bell retires with two things, the recognition and accomplishments he acquired with the campus and one of the smallest salaries in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Bell, for the last few years, has earned a lesser salary than the other five TBR universities: Middle Tennessee State University, […]

Top Stories

Tech welcomes world-renowned author, speaker Maya Angelou

Civil rights activist Maya Angelou is scheduled to visit Tech March 20. Angelou will be speaking at 7 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Tickets for the event are free while they last through March 16 at the Women’s Center in Pennebaker Hall. “We’re just trying to fill Derryberry,” Diana Lalani, Women’s […]

Arts

Olsen’s performance makes ‘Silent House’ thrilling and impressive

“Silent House” is an edgy, no-holds-barred thriller loaded with intense scares and plenty of suspense. Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) returns with her father, John (Adam Trese), and uncle, Peter (Eric Sheffer Stevens), to the home she grew up in. The family members are working to refurbish her childhood home in hopes […]