Day: February 7, 2013

Local

Out with Xythos, in with SkyDrive

Last semester Tech decided not to renew the license with the Xythos system (U:Drive), causing students to find other ways to save files at the PCLABs. With the launch of the student email server in 2010, Tech decided not to renew the licenses with Xythos and discontinued the U: Drive […]

Sports

Baseball team preparing for season opener

The Tennessee Tech baseball team looks to bounce back this season after an off-year last season. “We do things the same every year,” Head Coach Matt Bragga said.  “Last year, things didn’t click, and occasionally you’re going to have that.” The Golden Eagles went 21-32 overall last season and 10-16 […]

Sports

Men’s basketball on two game skid

The Tech men’s basketball team looks to bounce back after a loss to Belmont when they host Jacksonville State University Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles visited Nashville Saturday to take on the no. 1 team in the conference, the Belmont Bruins. After a close first half the […]

Sports

Tech women grab two in Nashville

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles women’s basketball team returns victorious from a two game road trip in Nashville. After a 16 point home loss to Murray State on Jan. 29, the women’s team went on the road to defeat Belmont and Tennessee State Saturday and Monday night. In the first matchup […]

Arts

‘Warm Bodies’ breathes life into zombie genre

“Warm Bodies” puts a fresh spin on romantic comedies and shatters zombie stereotypes with an entertaining, lighthearted plot.   “Warm Bodies” takes place after an epidemic leaves humans vastly outnumbered by zombies. Vinyl-collecting zombie R (Nicholas Holt) spends his days wandering around an airport with his fellow zombies until he […]

Sports

Soccer team adds a solid class of nine on National Signing Day

The Golden Eagle soccer team added nine new players to its roster for the upcoming season on National Signing Day this Wednesday. Assistant Coach Corey Boyd was eager to talk about the incoming class. “We expect the new players to come in and bring some life to the program. They […]

Local

February kicks off events for women violence prevention

One out of every three women will be beaten or raped in their lifetime. February is becoming an eventful month as the V-Day movement, designed to end violence against women, expands in Cookeville. Tony Award Winning play, ‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns as well as two new events to raise awareness. […]

Theater

‘Vagina Monologues’ set to return to Backdoor Playhouse

This Valentine’s Day weekend, vaginas are taking the stage. The Backdoor Playhouse will present Eve Ensler’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ for the eighth time since it was brought to Tech’s campus in 2001. The controversial monologues are performed every other year to promote awareness and to end violence against women and […]

Arts

Beyoncé puts past Super Bowl halftime performances to shame

Months ago Beyoncé was announced to be headlining this year’s Super Bowl halftime performance. Needless to say, I was excited and a tad giddy. After the infamous nip slip and wardrobe malfunction during Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl XXVII show, the performers in the following years were a […]

Sports

Women grab two in Nashville

The women’s basketball team returned victoriously from a two game road trip in Nashville. After a 16 point home loss to Murray State on Jan. 29, the women’s team went on the road to defeat Belmont University and Tennessee State University Saturday, Feb. 2 and Monday Feb. 4. In the […]