Day: October 4, 2012

Politics

Mullins: The debate rages on

One thing I learned from many years of playing basketball is if you want to win, you must set the tempo of the game. In my opinion, that is exactly what Romney did in Wednesday night’s debate.  Romney set the tone and tempo from the very start of the debate, […]

Sports

Tech football takes loss Saturday at Murray State

Tech football took a hard loss to rival Murray State University Saturday, losing 70-35. The score wasn’t because of heavy turnovers by Tech, since they only committed two.  It wasn’t because of a heavily powered defense by the Racers, as Tech was able to gain 461 yards of offense.  Tech […]

Sports

Soccer splits weekend after heartbreaker on Senior Day

The Golden Eagle soccer team continued conference play last Sunday but fell short in a Senior Day loss in overtime to Eastern Illinois University. The game was dominated by defense throughout the first 45 minutes. “With an even score at the half, it was anybody’s game at that point,” junior […]

Politics

Kaulay: The debate rages on

Here are a handful of Mitt Romney’s big ideas presented during the debate: We need to bring back coal. While Romney is at it, he should bring back shoe repairmen and scribes as well. He is going to cut the deficit by cutting programs. You know, programs such as subsidies […]

Arts

Looper’ closes the loop with as latest sci-fi thriller

“Looper” is as bizarre as it is intense and does not disappoint when it comes to acting and plot. “Looper” is a sci-fi action thriller set in 2044, a time before time travel has been invented. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), along with his coworkers, knows time travel will be invented and […]

Arts

European dance party, disc jockey to come to Tech

German author and disc jockey Wladimir Kaminer will host a dance party in Memorial Gym at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9. The dance party, or Russendisko, will feature music from Kaminer’s native Russia and give students a look at a different culture. “I think any student interested in how culture […]

Arts

‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Revenge’ make for a killer Sunday on ABC

The hit shows “Once Upon a Time” and “Revenge” returned Sunday on ABC, bringing a new wave of lies, magic and drama with them. “Once Upon a Time,” last year’s biggest new series, returns this season to answer the big question left unanswered: What will happen to the people and […]

Local

ITS offers Microsoft Office suite to students for free

Tech students are benefitting from a new contract agreement signed with Microsoft. The Information Technology Services department is offering students one free download of the Microsoft Office 2010 package, which includes Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint and Word. For Mac users a free download of Microsoft Office 2011 will be offered. The […]

Local

Political science adds two new programs of study to curriculum

Tech’s office of political science has added two new interdisciplinary studies programs to its curriculum this fall. Students now have the option to take courses on international relations and comparative government, as well as a legal studies concentration for students focusing on pre-law.   “These new concentrations are open to […]