Month: January 2013

Arts

Entertainment headlines while we were on break

Five weeks is a long time for the entertainment industry, so while we were enjoying our holiday these celebrities, films, and musical artists were making headlines and doing what they do best – keeping us entertained. Award season is upon us, and over break the Oscar nominees have been announced […]

Arts

‘Movie 43’ filled of famous actors, very few laughs at all

‘Movie 43’ has a plethora of famous faces and raunchy jokes, but it is not enough to save it from being just plain bad. ‘Movie 43’ is made up of short films that come from the desperate mind of a producer (Dennis Quaid) that is way past his prime.   […]

Arts

Social media hoaxing, pranks are out of control

Believe it or not, just because something is trending on social networking sites doesn’t mean it’s true. On Jan. 24, Twitter was flooded with more than 1,300 Tweets containing #RIPRushLimbaugh, many implying the famous talk show host was deceased. The trend continued during the live broadcast of the “Rush Limbaugh […]

Arts

‘Dance Moms’ put the ‘cray’ in crazy on lifetime

The third season of Lifetime’s hit reality series “Dance Moms” is back and crazier than ever. Abby Lee Miller and her dance team are proving again that people will watch anything. This show is a hot mess and the mothers must make a nice paycheck to keep coming back for […]

Sports

Tech women’s team dominates rival Austin Peay

After a two game conference skid, the women’s golden eagle basketball team rebounded with a blowout against Austin Peay. The Golden Eagles were led by the strong 3-point shooting of their senior guards, Kellie Cook and Jala Harris. Harris shot 5 for 6 from outside finishing with 17 points and […]

Sports

Men handle Austin Peay, look to next on schedule

Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team handely defeated Austin Peay Saturday night in the Eblen Center. Senior Forward Terrell Barnes commented on the feeling headed into the game saying, ” With this being my senior season I’ve learned to have that next game mentality when it comes to those quick turn […]

Sports

Tech Softball higly ranked in pre-season poll

The Tennessee Tech softball team kicks off its season in less than two weeks, with a new head coach and a second place ranking in the Ohio Valley Eastern Division preseason poll.   One of four returning seniors, third baseman, Brittney Spalding, discussed the team’s preparation for the upcoming season. […]

News

Tech’s largest statue to be unveiled today

Before coming to Tech, President Phil Oldham and First Lady Kari Oldham had admired a large metal eagle on the front lawn of one of their neighbors in Signal Mountain, Tenn. That 3-foot tall eagle inspired the Oldhams to try to find one for the lawn of the president’s residence, […]

On campus

Get Fit: Advice for a healthier physical you in the new year

At the start of a new  semester, students often set resolutions to make themselves better. Most of the time those resolutions involve getting in shape and staying fit.  On top of making resolutions, students are already preparing themselves for spring break. How to kill two birds with one stone? Goals […]