Day: April 20, 2012


‘The Cabin in the Woods’: creative, campy and gory

#8220;The Cabin in the Woods” is a campy, gory delight destined to be a cult classic. “The Cabin in the woods” starts out like the typical slasher film with a group of friends traveling to jock-and-scholar Curt’s (Chris Hemsworth) cousin’s cabin for a rustic getaway. The trip to the cabin […]


Must-see movies of the summer

This summer may prove to be best spent at the movies. Summer movies come in what seems to be a flood of different genres, actors and plots. It becomes difficult to decide what to buy a ticket for when every movie looks as interesting as the last, but here are […]


Bands to see: Bonnaroo 2012

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, scheduled for June 7-10 in Manchester, Tenn., boasts an impressive 2012 lineup. Because the massive roster of different artists can be overwhelming, I have outlined my top seven bands to see at Bonnaroo 2012. The Avett Brothers World-renowned for its ruggedly authentic performances, The […]


Sixth in OVC, softball to play SIU-E this weekend

The Golden Eagle softball team will host conference foe, SIU-Edwardsville, in a three-game series this weekend. The series starts a seven-game home stand for the Golden Eagles. Tech is coming off a disappointing trip in Charleston, Ill. last weekend where they dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Eastern Illinois […]


TBR considers modifying common calendar, Tech aims to keep equivalent semesters

The Tennessee Board of Regents is considering changes to the common calendar, which could affect Tech and other TBR institutions as early as the fall 2014 semester. According to Monica Greppin-Watts, TBR communications director, any revision to the common calendar will be discussed at the Subcouncils’ meeting in July and […]


Quidditch club begins scrimmages, hopes for intramural team for fall

Tech’s Quidditch Club held its first scrimmage against East Tennessee State University March 31. “It was a learning experience,” Kellie Davis, sophomore co-president, said. “We learned what other teams were going to be like and how to work together as a team.” The club will also scrimmage against Middle Tennessee […]


Tech football looks forward to next season

The 2012 Golden Eagles football team is ready to return to action this fall as the reigning Ohio Valley Conference champions. It will be a season filled with challenges both at home and away for the eagles, facing nationally ranked teams like Oregon on Sept. 15 and rough season ender […]


Archer, Tech baseball receive MLB attention

When local athletes go pro, they become the sports spotlight in the local media, and everyone seems to know who they are. For five years in a row, the Tech baseball team has produced at least one draft pick for the MLB, with three coming from the 2009-2010 squad. The […]


Tech searches: presidential finalists meet with community

The Tech community had the opportunity to meet the final three presidential candidates during forums held in the Nursing and Health Services Building’s auditorium, and via live stream, April 17-19. All three candidates-Susan Elkins, Philip Oldham and Ralph V. Rogers-gave 50 minute presentations to Tech’s academic deans, University administrators, students, […]