Month: February 2013

Arts

‘Dallas’ more conniving than ever

Last year, 21 years after the original “Dallas” took its final bow before television audiences the show was resurrected and began a second run on TNT. The first season of what many call, “Dallas 2.0”, was packed full of the same ole scheming and devious actions that made the original […]

Arts

Tracy Lawrence to appear at Rodeo Bobs

Rodeo Bob’s is having their annual Tracy Lawrence concert March 13 from 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Country artist Tracy Lawrence is said to release his 13th studio album, Headlights, Taillights and Radios in spring 2013. “We are excited to have Tracy back for another concert,” Nate Allen, event promoter, […]

Opinion

Why panic about the sequestration?

Our government’s at it again, using scare tactics and ambiguous words to frighten the American people into forcing Congress to act before going over a mystical cliff, or sequestering itself, or causing some catastrophe that no one really understands nor can explain. The latest calamity Congress is working so unsuccessfully […]

Opinion

Students ignore Oldham’s invitation, future of the university

“Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child…” Proverbs 22:15 (King James Version) It is shear foolishness for adults in college to ignore emails from the school and if foolishness is bound in the heart of a child, then what does that say about college students? Tech sends out […]

Uncategorized

Corrections Feb. 22

The story “SGA moves to improve education” in the Feb. 22 issue of The Oracle was printed with an incorrect byline. The byline credited Casey Woodard. The story should have credited Rosemary Apple. The Oracle regrets the error.

Opinion

Corrections Feb. 22

The standalone photo “A nice day for unicycling” in the Feb. 22 issue of The Oracle was printed with an incorrect photo credit. The photo credit credited Adam Webb. The photo credit should have credited Alyssa Adkisson. The Oracle regrets the error.

Sports

Women’s Basketball returns home for Senior Night

Tech women’s basketball returns from their final road trip of the year with a win against Southeast Missouri State University Monday. The 64 to 51 point win was vital as the Golden Eagles chase the top seed in Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. The Golden Eagles started game strong with a […]

Sports

Softball comes out of Frost Classic ahead

The softball team went 3-2 last weekend at the Frost Classic in Chattanooga improving their record to 7-6 overall. The team won both games last Friday with wins against Northern Kentucky and Niagara. “We did a good job in the first game of putting away a team that was weaker […]

Arts

Hannah’s Oscars hits, misses

Sunday night, ABC premiered the 85th Annual Academy Awards hosted by “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane. This year debuted movie music as the first “theme” of the Oscars and included an opening musical number by MacFarlane and powerful performances of past and present Oscar winners from “Chicago”, “Dreamgirls”, and “Les […]

Arts

‘Dark Skies’ too down to earth

“Dark Skies” does not take advantage of the plot’s creepy potential. Lacy (Keri Russell) and Daniel (Josh Hamilton) live in a charming suburb where things could not be better, or so it seems. Daniel lost his job and the family is depending on Lacy’s income as a real state agent. […]