Month: October 2013


‘The Walking Dead’ returns, is most viewed show on TV this season

After people from Woodbury were rescued, the compound was claimed as home and The Governor fled, we were left to wonder how season four of “The Walking Dead” was going to begin. Homegrown vegetables, story time and blue skies disguise themselves as a comfortable habitat for our friendly apocalypse survivors […]


Not afraid to show love for the Golden Eagles

Chart-topping, alternative band The Fray rocked out the Hooper Eblen Center on Oct. 8. Augustana was the opening act for the sold-out concert.    Students, faculty, and the general public filled the floor, lower bowl, and parts of the upper bowl of the basketball arena to see the performances by […]


Nursing Building dedicated to President Robert and Gloria Bell

The community celebrated Bob Bell’s service to Tech Thursday when the Nursing and Health Services Building was renamed Robert and Gloria Bell Hall, in honor of the former president and his wife. Bell served as the president of the University for more than a decade. “Dr. Bell recognized the need […]


‘Captain Phillips’ is a smash

I’m calling it now – this film is going to the Oscars. “Captain Phillips” is a biopic of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. Paul Greengrass directs this standoff starring Tom Hanks as Captain Richard Phillips and Barkhad Abdi as Muse, the pirate […]


‘American Horror Story: Coven’ is series’ best yet

Beginning its third season three weeks ago, the newest season of the ‘American Horror Story’ series is the best season yet. The great thing about this show is that if you miss a previous season, there’s nothing to go back and catch up on. Each year, there is a brand […]


Katy Perry’s ‘Prism’ is filled with fun

Combine motivational rhythm, upbeat sounds and lyrics to sing at the top of your lungs, and you’ve got Katy Perry’s new album, “Prism.” In this album, she dives into the emotional curves she experienced in her 2011 divorce to Russell Brand. With such a deep topic, we are left to […]


“It is what we do in moments like these that define who we are.”

Sometimes in life, things do not go according to plan. It is what we do in moments like these that define who we are. My name is Caleb Anderson and I am currently a contracted cadet at Tennessee Tech. As some of you may know, our program is slated for […]


Golden Eagle Battalion closure could affect cadets’ futures

Cadets of the Golden Eagle Battalion are already facing the effects of the Army’s Oct. 2 announcement to close Tech’s ROTC program by the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. While the majority of current juniors and seniors will be able to complete the program, it is the freshmen and […]


Alumni Association welcomes former Golden Eagles back to the nest

Tennessee Tech’s Alumni Association is doing its best to keep the alumni up-to-date for homecoming this weekend.   The Alumni Association has planned several events that involve alumni for both Friday and Saturday. According to, the Alumni Association’s main focus is to act as liaison between Tech alumni and the […]


Erin Brokovich scheduled to speak on campus

Consumer advocate and environmental activist Erin Brockovich will visit Tennessee Tech to speak about motivation and personal empowerment Oct. 29 in Derryberry Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. The Commission on the Status of Women proposed Brockovich to be their speaker for this semester. The Commission’s chairwoman Julia Baker said Brockovich […]