Day: January 31, 2013


Predators to host ‘College Nights’ again this season

Hockey games tend to get pricey, but the Nashville Predators are offering discounted ticket prices on college nights when students present their college id at the ticket office. There are eight college night games between February and April. The first is Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. when the Predators take […]


Golden Eagle softball under new coaching

Former head softball coach Tory Acheson resigned last Thursday after 14 years with the program, leaving the former player and two-time OVC pitcher of the year, Bonnie Bynum in charge effective immediately. Acheson’s abrupt resignation left many people across campus wondering why this had happened and what the softball program […]


Colorado, Washington first to treat marijuana like alcohol

The debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana has been ongoing for years, though it has seemed to revive and gain steam since Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012, when voters in Colorado and Washington made their states the first to legalize marijuana for recreational use. But in Oregon, a […]


Black History Month to feature cultural performances, food

Black History Month is a time to celebrate a part of American history and culture, with plenty of activities planned by the Minority Student Affairs Office and the Black Cultural Center. There is a list of varied events including a Center Stage Event called “Def Poetry Jam” for anyone who […]


New app loaded with student features, Tech news, sports

Members of the Tech community have a new way to keep up with the University on the go with a mobile app full of news, maps, videos and information about athletics and events. In addition, students have access to all of that and information about their courses, including assignments, grades […]


Oldham announces strategic plan ‘on steroids’

President Philip Oldham’s dream for Tech is taking flight this semester with the release of Flight Plan: Focused for the Future. The strategic plan involves four focus areas and key goals aimed to better several aspects of Tech’s campus. “It’s a strategic plan on steroids” said Oldham. “What Flight Plan […]


New students must prove citizenship

The Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act, passed by the Tennessee legislature last October, is in effect for all incoming Spring 2013 students. The new law requires all incoming students to verify their United States citizenship or lawful presence in the country in order to receive state benefits. This law does […]

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Semester starts with multiple marijuana busts

Three students, including one associated with the Tech men’s basketball team, were reported to Tech police for alleged narcotics violations in New Hall South residence hall during the first week of classes.    According to the police report, a student in the dorm called Tech police Jan. 17 at 7:05 […]

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Tech’s original Golden Eagle mascot dies

Tech’s first Golden Eagle mascot, Max Alderson, 70, died Thursday afternoon following health complications and cancer. Alderson served as Tech’s first Golden Eagle mascot during the 1961, 1962 and 1963 athletic seasons. Alderson returned to Tech as Golden Eagle during this year’s Homecoming festivities. “To me, once I had dressed […]