Day: November 7, 2013

Opinion

ROTC is in the Clear… for Now

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 marks one of the most amazing days for this school. After the shocking revelation from the Army at the beginning of October about our R.O.T.C. program being one of 13 schools slated for shutdown, our school went into overdrive to help these students out. The students […]

Opinion

Wendy and the Lost Girls

Once upon a time, in a land that’s the second lone star to the right and straight on ’til Mexico, a group of Lost Girls rallied around their new leader, Wendy. It sounds like a gender-swapped Peter Pan, but its not – it’s the emergence of a new Democratic force […]

Arts

Youtube Music Awards a Hot Mess

History was made on Sunday night, Nov. 3 as our beloved internet sensations crossed over to the real world as the first ever YouTube Music Awards streamed live worldwide. The winners of all categories were based off the website’s viewer opinions, their commentary, as well as dislikes and likes on […]

Opinion

South Patio Preacher Returns Too Soon

As I am sure everyone knows by now, the South Patio screaming preacher returned to campus this week.  All I can say to this is how poorly timed this visit was. It is one thing for them to appear at the beginning of the semester when classes haven’t really gotten […]

Arts

‘Ender’s Game’ is Thought-Provoking Fun

“Ender’s Game” is a film based on the popular book series by Orson Scott Card. The film about a near future Earth invaded by a hostile alien race, which narrowly escapes annihilation with the heroics of Mazer Rackam (Ben Kingsley). Under the command of Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) and the […]

News

Post Office Poses Problems

Several students have run into trouble this semester when dealing with their campus mailboxes. Freshman Gabriella Farley said she had trouble opening her campus mailbox at the beginning of the school year. She said at first she was confused about which box was hers and then there was a problem […]

News

Student Conduct Distracts Performers

Every semester, students in various classes are required to attend concerts as a course requirement. However, Jennifer Shank, chair of the music department, said most students do not practice proper concert etiquette. “We love having an audience of students from all around campus, but being respectful to others attending and […]

News

Blindfolded Dinner Teaches a New Perspective

Tech’s community had a taste of what life is like with a visually impaired disability last week at “A New Perspective,” a residential life program created by the new Able Bodies Community club to raise awareness about visually disabilities. Participants began the night by being blindfolded. Next, they were handed […]

News

SGA Passes Bill for Students

SGA passed two bills Tuesday night that will affect both student parking and dining services. SGA passed the “Parking Lot Maintenance Act of Fall 2013” in order to better distinguish parking areas from non-parking zones for students and faculty. Senator Matthew Simpson proposed the bill in response to receiving a […]

Arts

ABC Scores with New Comedies

Finally, ABC has a Tuesday night comedy hour that works. I am in love with its new comedies ‘The Goldbergs’ and ‘Trophy Wife’. These two shows fit and flow together wonderfully. Tuesday nights on ABC, beginning at 9/8 central, is an hour of television filled with laugh out loud fun […]