Month: September 2013


‘How I Met Your Mother’ Mom Debuts

We laughed, smiled and felt a gap filled as we sat in front of our televisions Monday night. This past week was the beginning of the end for devoted followers of “How I Met Your Mother,” as the ninth and final season aired. As the episode set the stage for […]


TKE Car Wash Saved by the Sun

Tech’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter held a car wash fundraising event Saturday in hopes of raising money for improvements to their house. Junior and fundraising chair Jacob Alea said he came up with the idea of hosting a car wash to raise money to fund new additions to the TKE […]


Disc Golf Courses Up to Par for Students

The sport of disc golf is becoming more and more popular, and many student disc golfers at Tech say they are okay with that. Disc golf is a sport in which players throw weighted discs at targets known as DISCatchers. The object is to get the disc in the DISCatcher […]


Color Me Rich

Elissa McLerran, a senior agribusiness management major from Hermitage Springs, Tenn., must never have heard the proverb that says “two wrongs don’t make a right.” McLerran dedicated herself to producing a positive outcome from two adverse events: the death of a close friend and budget cuts in her home county. […]


Shiver Me Cardboard

Tech Wars held its first battle of the semester Monday night when residents raced to the finish line in The Cardboard Boat Race. Over 300 students came to the Fitness Center swimming pool to watch members of the residence halls race their cardboard boats across the water. All the boats […]


Festival of Voices Ends on High Note

Tech hosted the fifth annual Festival of Voices Friday, featuring five Tennessee high schools and Tech Chorale. Friday morning, students from individual high schools performed for Dr. Kevin Fenton for approximately thirty minutes. Fenton is a professor of choral conducting and ensembles at Florida State University and directed the performance […]


Need a Job? Potential Employers to Come to TTU

Over 100 potential employers are expected to attend Tennessee Tech’s Career Day Oct. 3 in the RUC.  Director of Career Services Alice Camuti said that she is confident in the employer turnout for this semester’s career fair. “The whole building will be infiltrated with potential employers,” Camuti said. “This year, […]


“Speak Up” Rally to Raise Awareness

The Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) will host the Speak Up Rally at Memorial Gym on Sept. 21 in hopes of raising awareness for people with disabilities.  Raising awareness for people with disabilities has many facets, which the SCEC hopes to bring to attention. “The purpose of the Rally […]

On campus

Family Weekend is Open to All

Tech’s family weekend will be Sept. 27-28. Most events are free to attend and are open to all Tech families. There will be a silent auction Friday, Sept. 27. The Golden Eagle women’s volleyball team will face Murray State in the same evening and a family movie will be shown […]


“People Like This Do Not Exemplify Christianity”

I would like to have a word about the infamous South Patio evangelists from a Christian perspective. There are Christians who believe that “fire-and-brimstoning” people into Christianity is the best way to go, for example, our “beloved” south patio evangelist. People like this, and I repeat this for the need […]