Day: November 14, 2013


Raking in the Green: Legalize Hemp in Tennessee

Believe it or not, I am not inherently anti-Republican. I’m anti-Tea Party and firmly against neo-liberal economics, two imports that have taken the Republican Party hostage (Eisenhower would be aghast). So, far be it from me to suggest that Republican ideals do not equal progress. Color me pleasantly surprised when […]


A Salute to Our Veterans

This week is very special to me. This week we celebrate our veterans. It is an honor to be able to celebrate the freedoms for which they fight and it is, especially, an honor to salute them. My family is filled with veterans, beginning with my grandfathers and my great […]


‘Thor: The Dark World’ Hammers into Theaters

In the aftermath of the wildly successful “The Avengers” and “Iron Man 3”, “Thor: The Dark World” holds up to the rest of the Marvel universe and gives audiences exactly what they pay for. Following the incidents of New York in “The Avengers”, “The Dark World” picks up with Thor […]


Miley Cyrus Continues her Fall from Grace

Excuse me while you’re still washing your eyes clean of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” video, but I think you may want some extra soap. Cyrus is continuing to release her teen angst as she revolts all social norms.  Last Sunday night, Miley publically smoked what appeared to be a joint […]


‘The Neighbors’ is a Hidden Hit

I love an underrated television show. I love it maybe more than anything else on TV. Currently airing on Friday nights on ABC, ‘The Neighbors’, is the most underrated show on television. It’s a show that many aren’t watching, though they should be, and that’s not their fault but I […]


Volleyball Still Looking to Finish Sets

The Tennessee Tech volleyball team played Ohio Valley Conference rival Jacksonville State Tuesday night, falling short of a win in all three matches. The Golden Eagles (5-20/1-14 OVC) led all three matches until the final seconds of each match when the Gamecocks (12-18/5-10 OVC) scored the winning points. The final […]


Men’s Basketball Wins Home Opener Against Loyola

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team defeated the Loyola Chicago Nov. 12 for its first win of the season. “The game itself was a big game because we needed to get a win and couldn’t start the season 0-2,” said senior guard Jeremiah Samarrippas.  Senior Dennis Ogbe would lead Tech […]


First Half Struggles Cost Women’s Basketball at Akron

For the second season in a row, the Golden Eagles women’s basketball team   (1-1) suffered the season’s first loss at the hands of the Akron Lady Zips (2-0), 118-71. The Golden Eagles traveled to the James A. Rhodes Arena, home of the Lady Zips, Nov. 12 for their first […]


Season for Change: Residential Life Hosts Tech for Tots

Tech’s Residence Hall Association is hosting Tech for Tots, a Toys for Tots campaign, Nov. 11 through Dec. 3. Lauren Johnson, assistant coordinator of Pinkerton Quad, said the Residential Life service committee is planning and coordinating the event. “We wanted something for the Christmas season,” Johnson said. “We decided to […]


Freshman Senate Leads Charge for Progress

Two freshman senators are not leaving the proposals solely to upperclassmen this semester. Nick Russell and Will Gabelman proposed extensive bills with campus-changing potential at Tuesday’s SGA meeting.  Deemed the “Volpe Library Standing Desk Act of 2013”, freshman senator Nick Russell proposed the bill in response to the health risks […]