Day: October 3, 2013

News

Hippogriffs Rein Supreme Over Thestrals in First Home Game of Season

The TTU Golden Hippogriffs quidditch team defeated the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Thestrals 2-0 Sunday. The Golden Hippogriffs more than doubled the Blue Thestral’s score in their first home game of the season. Through the course of both games, Tech outscored the MTSU Blue Thestrals.  In the “Muggle realm” […]

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Master Plan to Construct Largest Building in University History

The Child Development Lab and daycare will be moving out of Matthews-Daniel Hall to its new location in Southwest Hall, formally the Regional Health Building. In past years, Matthews-Daniel Hall has had issues with the amount of space available for children. Angela Smith, the Child Development Lab director, said there […]

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Brand New Building: For Science!

Building plans for an $82 million science building on Tech’s campus have been set into motion. The structure will be more than 150,000 square feet, making it the largest structure on campus once completed. The total budget for this project is approximately $82 million dollars. Claire Stinson, Ph.D., is the […]

Arts

Must See Movies of October

Fall is here and that means one thing for moviegoers – a mix of award season candidates and blockbuster films will be filling the screen. In part one of my fall preview, the month of October has some awesome choices for moviegoers. I am listing some that I believe will […]

Arts

‘Breaking Bad’ Smokes Out

“Well done.” “Perfect.” “Best written show.” “That was the only way it could have ended.” All those phrases flooded our news feeds on Facebook, Twitter and other streams of communication regarding the “Breaking Bad” series finale, which aired Sept. 29. I wish I were a part of this fandom, but […]

Arts

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at the Backdoor Playhouse

The Backdoor Playhouse will kick off the fall with a production of “The Rocky Horror Show” opening Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. Performances of the show are highly anticipated because of the element of audience participation. In the show, a man and his fiancée get lost in the woods only […]

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Costumed Race Haunts Campus for Fifth Year

Cookeville’s Haunted Half Marathon has been scheduled for Oct. 19 at 8 a.m. The Haunted Half begins on North Dixie in front of Tech’s RUC and winds down Maple Avenue and into Algood before crossing the finish line at Memorial Gym. “The Haunted Half continues to be the only half […]

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Marching Band to Play at Murray State Game

For the first time in 8 years Tennessee Tech’s marching band will be traveling to an away game with the football team on October 5. Last time the traveled was to MTSU and this year they will be taking over Murray state. Tech’s marching band hasn’t traveled in 8 years […]

Sports

Soccer Wins OVC Opener, Drops Second Match

The Golden Eagle soccer team started off its OVC campaign last weekend with a win over Southern Illinois- Edwardsville and a loss to Eastern Illinois. Tech (3-7, 1-1) earned its second shutout of the season against SIUE. “The team dug deep and decided that they weren’t going to give up […]

Sports

Golden Eagles Find a Way to Win Against ISU

The Tennessee Tech football team, stepping out of OVC play for the last time this season, pulled out a 38-37 win Saturday night in a nail-biter against the Indiana State Sycamores. Head coach Watson Brown called it one of the hardest fought wins of which he has ever been a […]