Month: October 2013


Golden Eagles prepare battle in the trenches

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle football team looks to end their three game losing skid this homecoming weekend against OVC rival Jacksonville State (5-2, 1-2).  This weekend’s matchup showcases the strengths of both teams against each other. Jacksonville State’s rushing attack against Tennessee Tech’s rushing defense.  Jacksonville State sits right […]


Mental errors plague volleyball

After falling behind 1-7 in OVC play, the Golden Eagles look to make a mid-season comeback as they head to Nashville today for a 6 p.m. match against Belmont.  With two of the team’s top starters injured, Coach Zelenock said he needs some girls to step up. “We have to […]


“I now have to find a new path to take”

With the closure of the ROTC program at TTU, I now have to find a new path to take, including making the decision on whether or not to stay at this university. My options have now been narrowed down to leaving TTU for an affordable school that offers both an […]


“The Golden Eagle Battalion will finish strong”

The shutdown of The Golden Eagle Battalion that is set to take place with the last commissioning class being spring semester 2015 is very unfortunate. Affecting all TTU cadets in a different way, the MS III & IV (Military Science Levels 3 & 4) cadets will exhibit the least amount […]


U.S. Army announces plan to close TTU ROTC

  Tech’s Army ROTC program is one of 13 across the nation and three in Tennessee identified by the U.S. Department of Defense for closure. Tech received notification this week of the Army’s intentions. The move to close programs appears to be linked to budget decisions and the Army’s desire […]


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” […]


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 […]


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 […]