Day: February 28, 2014


Whitehead leads Tech Golf in Arizona Tourney

The men’s golf team traveled to Goodyear, Ariz. to compete in the Snowman Getaway tournament on Feb. 24 and 25. The team finished 12th overall in the first competition of the season. Illinois State and Air Force tied for the number one spot, both shooting 15 under par. The tournament […]


Frost Classic bids better results

Last weekend, the Golden Eagles played five games at the Frost Classic tournament held at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga where they went 4-1 in tournament play in three days. The Golden Eagles began the tournament on a high note, earning a 5-3 victory over the Toledo Rockets on Friday. […]


Editor’s Predictions for the 86th Annual Academy Awards

2013 was one of the best years in a very long time at the movies and award season has been crazy good this year. The Oscars is the biggest stage of them all and the greatest award an actor can receive. This year’s ceremony is no cakewalk when it comes […]


American Idol and Sony to battle it out in court

Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and other “American Idol” winners’ record label is suing Sony Music for $10 million for misusing royalties. The complaint was filed in the New York federal court by 19 Recordings, a music company founded by “Idol” creator Simon Fuller. “The suit focuses mainly on issues of […]


Thank God we are not in Kansas anymore!

I’m sorry, Tennessee. I spoke in haste. You are NOT the most ridiculous state in the union, nor the one with the most INSANE laws. Where Tennessee pushed “Turn Away the Gays” back into committee, where it will hopefully die, Arizona has let it go before the governor. But more […]


‘Pompeii’ blows it at the box office

Sometimes cool CGI effects and an epic natural disaster are not enough to save a movie from boring audiences. ‘Pompeii’ features Kit Harington from ‘Game of Thrones’ and Emily Browning as star-crossed lovers doomed by more than just their class differences. Milo (Harington) is a young slave turned champion gladiator. […]


Best in Country

Country music star Josh Turner performed in the Hooper Eblen Center on Feb. 27, with special guests Eric Paslay and Brent Cobb. “Back in the fall, SGA executive officers met and decided which genres would be chosen for the students to vote for,” said SGA Secretary Daniel Tribble. “This semester’s […]


Women’s History Month kicks into gear

March is Women’s History Month and Tech has scheduled a variety of events to commemorate the significance of women.   Diana Lalani of the Women’s Center and Robert Owens, Director of Minority Affairs, each have opportunities for students to educate themselves about the generations of women who have impacted change, growth, […]


Model UN scores big

Tennessee Tech students from the Model United Nations Team traveled to St. Louis, Mo. for the 54th Midwest Model United Nations Conference in February. Model United Nations is a simulation of the actual United Nations. Teams of college students travel to these conferences and take on identities of countries. Delegates […]


Starting the season off hot

The Tennessee Tech baseball team is off to a hot start this season as it begin its 2014 season at 8-1 after defeating Lipscomb Tuesday afternoon.  On Tuesday, the Golden Eagles went head to head against the Lipscomb Bison, winning with a walk-off hit ending the game at 10-9. Senior […]