Month: October 2013

Opinion

Reserve Officer Training Corps to close due to budget shifting

Where to start? What to say? What do you even do when someone tells you all of your well thought out plans are now irrelevant? This is what many of our students in the Tennessee Tech University R.O.T.C. program were told about three weeks ago. Even though we have all […]

Opinion

ROTC on the chopping block

Let me be totally upfront with you: I normally have zero opinion about the military. The military in theory or practice just doesn’t play a large part in my life. Apart from complaints about the bloated defense budget (Seriously, the tanks you currently have aren’t good enough? Are you sure […]

News

Degree Works helps students with decisions

Tech will open a new piece of software to students in the spring that will ease the advisement process.  Degree Works is a software system purchased by Tech last year that will allow students to plan out their courses before they meet with their advisors and register for classes. “We […]

News

Organizations perform at annual Homecoming Pep Rally

Thursday night, several organizations participated in Pep Rally, one of Homecoming’s biggest events.  Teams performed practiced routines in a competition to earn points. These organizations spend hours of time preparing for this event.  Lacey Renfro is a sophomore and captain of the pep rally squad for Phi Mu Fraternity and […]

Arts

An interview with The Fray

Before The Fray rocked The Hoop for the fall SOLO concert, I got the opportunity to interview a couple of the guys from the band. I, along with fellow journalism students Drake Fenlon, Kim Biggs and Dillon James, had a 20-minute sit-down interview with Isaac and Ben from the band. […]

News

finaid

For Tech students who did not receive the HOPE Scholarship this year, the hope of financial aid may seem grim. Fortunately, the Scholarship office offers approximately 550 scholarships to ease the fiscal burden. The requirements of Tennessee’s HOPE Scholarship are steep, according to the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.   Students […]

Sports

Women’s golf closes out fall 2013 schedule strong

The women’s golf team has wrapped up the first half of their 2013-2014 season October 22.  With top ten finishes in all of their tournaments so far head coach Polk Brown was pleased with the team’s progress.  “We’ve made some really good strides, team play and individual play,” said Brown.  […]

Sports

Seniors hope to get big wins this weekend

The Golden Eagle soccer team looks for success this weekend against Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky in the team’s final home weekend of play. The games will mark the final matches played at the Tech Soccer Field for five seniors as they celebrate their playing careers on Senior Day, Sunday.  […]

Sports

Lack of rushing attack results in winless OVC play

For the second year in a row it’s homecoming here at Tennessee Tech and the football team does not have an OVC win. They are 0-4 for two years removed from their OVC championship It’s time for the blame game. You know those question marks that the offense had headed […]