Day: February 21, 2013

Arts

Awards season recap, Academy Awards predictions

Sunday, Feb. 23 is the 85th Annual Academy Awards and the outcome is anybody’s guess. The last two months actors have dressed up and got prepared for award show after award show. Sunday, Feb 24 is the granddaddy of them all and the biggest achievement an actor can reach in […]

Local

ROTC students practice aviation with Black Hawks

Two Black Hawk military helicopters descended from the sky Feb. 16 for Reserve Officers’ Training Corps aviation training exercises. The purpose of the exercise was to familiarize Tech cadets with aviation by boarding, flying and dismounting a UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter piloted by the Tennessee Army National Guard. “It was […]

Local

Counseling Center gears up to combat eating disorders

“Everybody Knows Somebody” is the theme for this year’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, NEDA. According to a 2004 survey conducted by Princeton University Health Services, 30 percent of college students have or will experience with eating disorder symptoms during their college years. Eating disorders are a growing problem for […]

Local

ITS increases print allowances

Information Technology Services has increased students printing allowance from $25 to $30 per page due to the amount of money that has been saved since the Pharos printing system has been implemented. This semester, students have an increase in the amount of papers they can print and a decrease in […]

Local

SGA moves to improve communication

Two new bills were presented and voted on at the SGA meeting Feb. 12 including an act to open the entrances of New Hall South and another to inform students about events via text message. SGA senator, Jordan Meador presented the idea to remove the blocks at the New Hall […]