Day: February 6, 2014

Arts

‘That Awkward Moment’ is disappointing

Every new relationship reaches a confusing point where you have to decide if you are going to move forward or move on from the current fling. ‘That Awkward Moment’, starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller, and Michael B. Jordan, offers a sleazy bro twist on the classic rom-com formula. Recently separated […]

Arts

Kimmy’s Top Super Bowl Commercials

Maybe we all assumed too much, but the Super Bowl has always been a stage for advertisers to make me roll on the floor, work up some tears, or want to purchase that insurance policy I don’t need. Where is the whimsy that made watching the commercials so worth it […]

Arts

Stellar cast, awesome writing make ‘The Good Wife’ must-see TV

Often each year, I go through a phase of catching up on currently airing TV shows that I may not have been interested in when they first came on the air, but after seeing a promo for an upcoming episode or catching five minutes here or there of one I […]

Opinion

Is it drug abuse, or the way to academic success?

Some depend on coffee and soda to get through college classes. Others just use their own willpower. Then, there are students who “pop pills” like Adderall or Vyvanse to get ahead of their classmates. Is the self-medicating drug abuse, or is it the way to success? Now that more and […]

Opinion

Building interest in loans

How many people actually know anything about banks and loans? We, students, deal with loans every year. Some of only take out what is necessary, while others may take out extra to cover certain expenses. Unfortunately, the undeniable truth is that we will have to pay back every penny…with interest. […]

News

secondbase

“I Am Second”, a proclamation made by thousands of students, adults, athletes and actors, will be highlighted by the BCM on Tech’s campus on Monday, Feb. 10. The Baptist Collegiate Ministry has reserved the use of the Tech Pride room in the RUC from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. to […]

Sports

Golden Hippogriffs head to regionals

The Tech Quidditch Club is currently preparing for its second regional tournament as a sanctioned club of the University.  The regionals tournament is one of six that are held within the United States alone.  Each tournament controls a certain number of bids to send winning teams to the International Quidditch […]

Sports

Golden Eagles set to defend regular season OVC championship

The Tech baseball team is finally approaching Opening Day for the 2014 season. Last year, Tech had an impressive Ohio Valley Conference run, going 24-6. The Golden Eagles also won 40 games and broke a few records in route to an OVC Regular Season Championship. They did not however, make it past […]

Sports

Taming the Tigers

After starting the month with a home loss to Belmont Feb. 1, the Golden Eagle women’s basketball team was back in action at the Hooper Eblen Center Monday night against in-state rival Tennessee State.           The Lady Tigers began the game sharp, leading the Golden Eagles by as much as seven […]

Opinion

Altar of American Idols: Celebrity distractions from real issues

I’ve always been a huge Tolkien nerd. From 8 years old, when my mother handed me a copy of The Hobbit, I was lost in Middle Earth. I have all the books, I have all the movies (The Two Towers is the best, and I’ll fight you if you disagree!), […]