Month: September 2012


Monday night TV packs plenty of laughs, sex, drama

Fall television has returned! Monday night was the first for networks to premiere new episodes of their biggest hits and newest shows. Let’s start with CBS. The eighth season of “How I Met Your Mother” premiered to answer questions left in last season’s shocking finale. Were Robin and Barney really […]


Flooding leads to wide-spread problems on campus

A blown water line, a flooded parking lot and water intrusion were three of several incidents on campus as a result of flooding Sept. 17. “Monday night was not a typical rain event,” Jack Butler, associate vice president for facilities and business services, said. According to data from, the […]


The Defense Begins

Tennessee Tech’s football team looks to use the experience of playing the No. 4 ranked Oregon Ducks as a huge tool in conference play. The Golden Eagles took on the Ducks last Saturday at Autzen Stadium, which has a capacity of 54,000 people.  It has often been called the loudest […]


‘Think Pink’

Tech soccer begins Ohio Valley Conference play this Sunday as they take on the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. However, the game is important not just because it will set the tone for the entire OVC schedule. Sunday’s game is also Tech Soccer’s annual “Think Pink” game, which spotlights breast cancer awareness. […]

Letters to Editor

For those who were offended by preachers

Last week, students from all over this campus heard from a group of evangelists, spreading their word of hate and bigotry. While these men were calling fellow students, and myself, perverts and sinners, I was not thinking of myself, but of those freshmen that are coming here to start their […]


Turmoil in Arab World sign of things to come

Unless you have been living in a cave, you are probably aware of the anti-America/anti-Israel violence and riots that have been spreading like wildfire across the Middle East.  The riots started in Benghazi, taking the lives of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.  The Obama Administration has released numerous […]


Happenings in Hollywood

Amanda Bynes, losing it? Amanda Bynes has made headlines these past few weeks because of her traffic violations and questioned mental state. TMZ reported Sept. 6 that her driver’s license had been suspended Aug. 25 from a DUI charge and two misdemeanor hit-and-run charges April 10 and Aug. 4. If […]


‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ all action, no plot

#8220;ResidentEvil: Retribution” is filled with intense action scenes and plenty of explosions, but the plot is unorganized and hard to follow. In the fifth installment of this video-game-turned-movie franchise, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is back to defeat the Umbrella Corporation and its deadly T-virus that is destroying the human race and […]


The ’47 percent’ may cost Romney election

If Mitt Romney loses, this will be the week we will look back on and say that’s when it all started to go downhill. It seems a lot of Romney’s “off the cuff” remarks are getting him into trouble. First, Romney found himself on the defensive after saying President Obama’s […]


The X Factor returns without a vengeance

#8220;The X Factor” is back for its second season in the U.S., and this new season brings new judges. The Princess of Pop herself, Britney Spears, joins the judges panel along with up-and-coming pop sensation Demi Lovato. They join previous judges Simon Cowell and recording industry executive L.A. Reid. It’s […]