Day: November 15, 2012


Tech football breaks OVC-winless streak with Senior Day win

Tech succeeded in causing an upset with No. 24 ranked University of Tennessee at Martin’s Skyhawks last Saturday in Tech’s final home game, 45-44 in overtime. “It was a great way to send our seniors out,” Justin Matheney, student assistant, said.  “It was a hard fought game.” Tech and Martin […]


Weekly Roundup

Tech women’s basketball hosts in-state rival MTSU Tuesday The home stand continues for the Tech women’s basketball team as they host longtime in-state rival Middle Tennessee State University Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hooper Eblen Center.  The game will be the first major test of intensity and skill […]


Students ready for break, lower gas prices

Classes will be in session Wednesday, but those planning to travel the day before Thanksgiving can expect heavy traffic but lower gas prices. In a survey conducted by AAA, 45 percent of participants planned to depart for Thanksgiving travel Wednesday. According to a Nov. 13 press release from AAA, more […]


SGA looks to rollover student printing quota allowances

A new act proposing any left over money from the printing allowance each semester will roll over to the next semester’s allowance passed the SGA Senate Nov. 6. The $25 printing allowance comes from student’s tuition and fees. If this money is not used by the end of the semester, […]


Cabaret a smash hit at the Backdoor Playhouse

This fall, the Backdoor Playhouse presents the musical “Cabaret.” From the beginning of the show, the audience is instructed to leave their troubles outside and be transported to the “Kit Kat Klub” in early 1930s Berlin for a dazzling show full of music, dance, scantily clad ladies and a fascinating […]


We still want answers regarding the attacks in Benghazi

One week after the election, we find ourselves dangling from a “fiscal cliff.” But wait a minute. I remember Obama telling us during the election that our economy was on the up and up. Are you telling me that our president lied to us?  News flash: he has never told […]


The Housewives of Beverly Hills return

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” has returned to Bravo, and the drama is on high volume. Season three opens with all original housewives returning, minus Camille, and the cast is joined by last season’s “friend of the housewives” and breakout star Brandi. Lisa, my favorite original, is as charming […]


‘Skyfall’ fails to deliver

The new James Bond movie “Skyfall” lacks the action that Bond fans have come to expect, but the film does not fail to impress when it comes to cinematography and acting.   “Skyfall,” the 23rd movie in the 007 franchise, begins with agent Bond (Daniel Craig) and his field assistant […]


Problems with the way we elect the President

Not many of us really remember the Bush vs. Gore 2000 election.  We were either too young or politics were simply off our radar as we were busy playing the Pokémon card game or watching the first season of “Survivor.” Whatever the case, that election has come to symbolize everything […]


Tech looks to software for easier advisement

Tech is looking into new software that in the future will help students and advisers with registration. DegreeWorks will give students the tools needed to be successful and progress through their college careers in a timely manner when it comes to registering for classes.   “What DegreeWorks does is it […]