Month: February 2013

Local

Chartwells looks for input in planning new eatry

Chartwells plans to replace Bonta Xpress in Swoops this fall with a new restaurant. According to Sam Holm, director of Dining Services, Bonta Xpress has been struggling to gain attention from students since it was put in place.  Their key items such as flatbread wraps, pasta bowls, and salads offer […]

Local

Tech plans food pantry to combat ‘hidden hunger’

Dozens of cans of vegetables and boxes of other non-perishable foods are neatly stacked in a closet in the old cafeteria in Foundation Hall. The items, sorted among three or four old bookcases, are the beginnings of a food pantry to help hungry students at Tennessee Tech University. “I think […]

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SGA President, student ejected from game following altercation

Tech students Michael Cox of Sigma Chi and SGA President, Lee Gatts of Phi Delta Theta, were kicked out of an intramural basketball game Jan. 30 for fighting. The intramural basketball game between Sigma Chi and Phi Delta fraternities got heated and a punch was thrown by Gatts during play. […]

Local

$3.5 million renovation makes way for Global Hall

Residence halls M.S. Cooper and Pinkerton are undergoing extensive renovations to upgrade mechanical and plumbing systems in order to house students August 2013. Built in the late 1960s, the halls house 180 people and have never had renovations. “We’re really excited about the changes taking place. Students will get to […]

Local

Student reports BB gun drive-by shooting attempt

A Tech student was the victim of a drive-by shooting with a BB gun near New Hall South Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. According to the police report, the student noticed an older model, four-door, small car with four college-aged students in it crossing in front of New Hall South. […]

Sports

Forecast calls for ‘Blizzard’ on Saturday

Tech’s men’s basketball team looks to bounce back with a “Blizzard” Saturday after back-to-back OVC losses against Eastern Kentucky University and Morehead State University last week. “When you play good offensive teams, they’re going to score no matter how good your defense is,” head coach Steve Payne said. “If we […]

Sports

Baseball opens season with two wins and two losses

The Golden Eagle baseball team split their first four games of the season with two wins and one loss against Illinois over the weekend, and a 12-1 loss to Lipscomb Tuesday afternoon. The game against Lipscomb (4-1) was highlighted by a ten-run fifth inning for the Bisons. “Big innings kill […]

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Womens basketball tied for second in division with three games left in regular season Tech women’s basketball team returns from their weekend road trip with a big win and close lose in Ohio Valley play. The Golden Eagles started the weekend on a strong note with an 84-70 win at […]

Opinion

Zero-tolerance policy leaves students wondering who’s bullying whom

“Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent — the Lord detests them both.” Proverbs 17:15 (New International Verson) Under Tennessee schools’ current zero-tolerance policies, any student involved in a fight at school faces disciplinary action. This means that the student being abused, even if they don’t fight back receives the […]