Month: October 2012

Opinion

Unanswered questions in Libya leave room for speculation

There are some questions lingering about the course of events that led up to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, in Libya. The Obama Administration has reported the details from the full investigation will not be available for several months. This has left many wondering why. […]

Politics

Two things republicans will never admit

I noticed something after watching the final presidential debate Monday night and then flipping between CNN, Fox News and MSNBC. It was clear Barack Obama had won the debate. He outtalked, outwitted and all around outdone Mitt Romney. Romney looked sweaty and nervous while the president was surprisingly specific and […]

Football

Tech football falls short to EKU in final minutes

The Tennessee Tech football team suffered another Ohio Valley Conference loss to No. 23 Eastern Kentucky University last Saturday 42-28. “We were sharp,” Watson Brown, head coach, said on “The Watson Brown Show.” “We played a good game. Both sides of the ball played a very good game, but the […]

Soccer

Soccer splits weekend, improves to 3-5 in OVC

The Tech soccer team split last weekend’s conference games with a loss Oct. 19 to Austin Peay State University and a win Oct. 21 over Murray State University. The split brings the Golden Eagles’ conference record to 3-5 with two Ohio Valley Conference games left before the tournament starts Nov. […]

Sports

Tech tennis trio find singles success in OVC regionals

The Tech men’s tennis team competed over the weekend in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Tournament at the University of Memphis. The tournament took place over a four-day span, including players from 21 different schools throughout the region. “They’ve all been working hard since the spring season, and these events […]

Arts

Haunted things are happening in Cookeville

Students who want to get spooked for Halloween can enjoy activities in Cookeville and the surrounding counties this weekend. One event is the Maze of Terror. “The Maze of Terror is a 2-3 acre cornfield with a multi-room haunted house in the middle,” Derek Woolbright, volunteer firefighter and EMT-IV for […]

Arts

‘Paranormal Activity 4’ a scary boring catastrophe

“Paranormal Activity 4” is a pitiful excuse for the end of a franchise that has too much dead time and not enough scares. The film begins five years after Katie (Katie Featherston), a previous character of the franchise, disappears with her sister’s child, Robbie, after killing her boyfriend. Katie and […]

Arts

ABC’s ‘Nashville’ brings country music, drama to tv

Being labeled as the most critically praised new drama on television this year, “Nashville” is spicing up primetime on Wednesday nights. Callie Khouri, The Academy Award-winning creator of “Thelma and Louise,” created the show. The show stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere as two characters who begin a budding rivalry […]

Politics

Obama, Romney challenger to visit campus next week

Green Party candidate Jill Stein will deliver a presentation over her running platform, the Green New Deal, in Derryberry Auditorium Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. Katey Culver, co-chair of the Tennessee Green Party and the state coordinator for the Jill Stein campaign, contacted English instructor and Student Environmental Action Coalition […]

Uncategorized

Campus to officially welcome Oldham during investiture

The official welcoming and initiation ceremony of President Phil Oldham will take place Nov. 2 in the midst of Homecoming festivities. Oldham will become the ninth president at Tech as the campus community bestows the office of the president on him at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at the Hooper Eblen […]