Day: February 14, 2013


Senator proposes to raise program admissions standards

Tenn. Sen. Dolores Gresham proposed Senate Bill 664, which would require future teacher education program candidates to attain a composition score of 25 or higher on the ACT for program acceptance. If passed, Senate Bill 664 is projected to take effect statewide July 1. Gresham was a leader in the […]


Students stand to gain from Facebook lawsuit

Students who received an email titled “LEGAL NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTION” may still receive their share of the Facebook settlement. The email is one result of a lawsuit filed against Facebook involving its sponsored story ads in 2011, in which many users were used to promote products based […]


‘Side Effects’ the right dose of thriller

#8220;Side Effects” builds a story that exposes all sides of mental health that is as intricate as it intriguing. “Side Effects” is a new take on thriller genres that follows Emily (Rooney Mara) after she is prescribed a new medication by her psychiatrist (Jude Law) to treat anxiety when her […]


The Golden Hippogriffs to host all-day tournament Saturday

Twelve teams of seven players will be flying around Tech’s Sherlock Park and chasing four balls on broomsticks on Feb. 16. If the game sounds familiar, it is. Tech’s quidditch team, the Golden Hippogriffs, is hosting a tournament based on the game made famous by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. […]