Day: January 31, 2014


Springthorpe hired as new head coach

Steve Springthorpe, former Duke assistant coach, joined the Tech family in December as the new head soccer coach. Springthorpe said he hopes to bring a new edge to the team as they begin play in the Ohio Valley Conference next fall. He described the OVC for women’s soccer as “competitive” […]


SGA welcomes new senators from School of Nursing

Returning senators welcomed new senators from the School of Nursing into the SGA Senate when the students returned to campus for the spring semester. The senators also returned with several new ideas to improve the campus. Now that the School of Nursing is it’s own college outside of the College […]


Tech students buddy up to bridge cultural differences

The Tech Buddies program has nearly tripled in size since the program’s establishment during the Fall 2011 semester. The Tech Buddies program eases what could be a challenge for many international students arriving at Tech with questions and concerns during their first few weeks on campus. “The program is an […]



Tech’s men’s basketball team hopes to overcome pre-season bias as it continues in OVC play this week. The Golden Eagles were ranked last overall in the pre-season poll this year after winning only four OVC games last season.    “I thought the preseason ranks were very disrespectful, not only to […]


Engineers use 3-D printer

The mechanical engineering senior design course utilized new and advanced equipment to complete a class group project. The class used a new 3-D printer to complete their assignment.  The team used a Makerbot Replica 2X, which prints using two heads instead of the traditional one. The team was tasked with […]


Death at Dawn gives killer workout

Despite the frigid temperatures, 170 participants turned out for the bi-annual exercise event known as “Death at Dawn,” which took place on Tech’s campus Jan. 13-24 and ran from 5:30 to 6:30 each weekday morning.  The program was originally founded in 2004 by Larry Epps and consists of exercises such […]


Doubleheader a-Bruin Saturday night

Tech’s Golden Eagle basketball teams continue their Ohio Valley Conference schedule Saturday night against in-state rival Belmont. The doubleheader will kick off at 5:30 p.m. in the Hooper-Eblen Center. Both men’s and women’s teams lost in their first meeting against the Bruins by single digit amounts. The Golden Eagles come […]


Tech students face harsh winter conditions on campus

The beginning of the spring semester brought cold weather to Tech’s campus and students. In the first two weeks, students attended classes despite the snow, wind, and below freezing temperatures. Jack Butler, associate vice president of facilities, said this is the roughest winter he’s experienced in his three years on […]


Tech picks up win at Murray State

Monday night’s contest against Murray State was a critical conference game for the Tech women’s basketball team and its adversary, Murray State. Both teams came into the contest needing a victory in the Ohio Valley Conference, but the Golden Eagles pushed ahead and took the win. The first half was […]


Fighting the flu

Runny nose, fever, headache, sore throat, sneezing, and possible regurgitation of the contents of the stomach – yes, you might have the flu or some form of it.  Or it’s just your allergies. The flu scare this year is hitting close to home. Three people from this area have passed […]