Day: September 13, 2012


Must See Movies for Fall 2012

Trouble with the Curve – Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams & Justin Timberlake  An aging baseball scout named Gus Lobel (Eastwood) is given one last assignment to prove his worth to the organization, which sees him as unable to adapt to changes in the business. His boss, who does not […]


Harvey: Why Tech will beat Oregon

How can Tech beat Oregon?  The Calhoun, Ga., connection. Maybe the news didn’t reach the Beaver state, but in Tennessee, this big news hit immediately: former University of Tennessee wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers transferred to Tech to play football with his high school teammates QB Tre Lamb and RB Adam […]


Tech soccer expects to get boost from new fan section

Tennessee Tech’s soccer team is looking to create a unique atmosphere with the creation of the new fan section, the Screaming Eagles. The idea came from assistant coach Corey Boyd, who looked to professional teams for inspiration.   “Many soccer teams have supporters groups,” Boyd said. “An example is Sam’s […]


Magic 98.5 to stream Tech vs. Oregon

Digital media outlets have made it possible for Tech students to keep up with tomorrow’s football game against the University of Oregon. Media outlets ranging from radio, Twitter, cell phones and laptops will give students a variety of ways to follow the action against the No. 4 ranked team in […]

On campus

Police continue to investigate information security breach

The personal information of some former and current Tech employees was stolen over the summer. Up to 42 employees may have had their personal information compromised.  Campus Police Chief Gay Shepard said a former employee gained unauthorized access to the personal information. “One of the victims reported it to ‘Cookeville […]


Ellington/Warf residents frustrated with intrusive construction workers

With the new Arts and Media Village completion about a month away, students living in the Ellington/Warf residence halls are aggravated with construction workers. “They are really loud, and sometimes they smoke,” freshman Alex Wilson said.  “I live on the fourth floor and can’t open my window anymore because of […]


American Diabetes Association to host event to raise money for research

The American Diabetes Association is holding Step Out to raise money for diabetes research Sunday at 2 p.m. on the Quad.   According to the ADA website, walking is essential to those with diabetes because it helps control blood glucose levels. It also helps prevent Type 2 diabetes. The fundraiser […]


An utter lack of science in the Republican Party

Back in August, the Senate heard from the IPCC, the United Nations climate body.  After facing a summer filled with draughts and wildfires, the IPCC warned that there is a direct link between disasters such as those previously mentioned and climate change. “It is critical to understand that the link […]


‘South Patio Preacher’ is wrong

I am sure most of you have heard about or unfortunately seen the “South Patio Preacher.” I, as a Christian, am first of all, saddened by this man and his followers and secondly, upset that he is blaspheming the Word of God.   When I first heard about John McGlone, […]