Day: April 13, 2012

Track & Field

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

Weinzetl leads multiple Golden Eagles to personal records The Golden Eagle track team finished with 14 personal best records at the April 7 Austin Peay State University Invitational. Six of the nine Tech runners in the 800-meter race posted personal best records. Senior Emily Weinzetl led the Golden Eagles by […]

Politics

Democrats hypocritical on issue of Women’s Rights

For months now, we’ve listened to a narrative in the media and in the words of liberal politicians about the supposed “Republican war on women.” While Republicans have often lagged behind Democrats in winning the female voting demographic in elections, new coals were heaped atop that fire earlier this year […]

Sports

Based Loaded

The smell of fresh cut grass, the sun beating down, and the sudden desire for a hotdog and a bag of peanuts can only mean one thing. Baseball season is finally upon us, so let the summer long roller coaster begin. The season opener of the “Great American Pastime” is […]

Arts

Fashion Forward: Revive your dull wardrobe with five simple steps

Looking for something new in your wardrobe this spring? Follow these five style lessons, and you’ll get it right every time.  Everyone knows what it’s like to look in your closet and find nothing to wear. The same pullover sweater, paired with bright colored skinnies, just doesn’t do it for […]

Arts

‘American Reunion’: 13 years later and still crude as ever

“American Reunion” continues the “American Pie” tradition by using dirty, juvenile humor for laughs in an attempt to tie together loose ends from the previous films. The characters from the previous “American Pie” films come back to East Great Falls for the class of 1999’s 13-year reunion. Jim (Jason Biggs) […]

Arts

Album review: ‘Delta Spirit’

With its latest full-length album released March 13, San Diego’s Delta Spirit attempts to shake off its reputation as an Americana/folk rock band and achieve recognition for its new modern indie rock sound. But the self-titled release is only a mediocre follow-up to 2010’s “History From Below,” the majority of […]

Greek Life

Alpha Phi Alpha to host step show benefiting ACS

The brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity are expecting a packed house for their April 20 Campus Wide Step Show in Derryberry Auditorium. “The step show is something we do every spring semester,” Osijo Rotimi, Alpha Phi Alpha secretary, said. “It is our philanthropy for the American Cancer society and […]

News

Annual Relay for Life to sport unlucky theme in light of Friday the 13th

Tech’s annual Relay for Life kicks off tonight at 6 p.m. with a theme honoring the unlucky day. “Superstitions is the overall theme,” Jessica Hyder, Tech’s Relay for Life chairman, said. “Then everybody chose a theme that was underneath that, such as walking under a ladder, black cats or broken […]

News

Finals, end of semester stresses prompt influx of students at Health Services

With finals just around the corner, Tech Health Services has seen an increase in students suffering from stress and lack of sleep. “At the end of semester, we always have people that have waited to the end of the semester to say they’re drowning, meaning failing their classes and stressing […]

Top Stories

Shortened registration period overloads server, causes frustration among students

Last Monday, Tech’s website was overloaded due to 8,000 students scheduled to register for classes on the same day. “We were intentional in trying to allow more students to register earlier in the week,” Robert Hodum, Enrollment Management associate vice president, said. “Over time, we’ve added more appointments every 15 […]