Month: February 2014


Bonarooo lineup announced

When I first saw the lineup I was shocked, surprised, and a little bit worried. Elton John and Lionel Richie as headliners? This was certainly not what I anticipated and banked on. However, the names kept coming. And they were good. Vampire Weekend, The Avett Brothers, Skrillex, Wiz Khalifa. I […]


Final stretch of games key for postseason berth

The Golden Eagle men’s basketball team is heading into the final stretch of its season, looking to finish strong going into the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The team is currently 6-6 in conference play, and has won three of its four games this month. Tech currently sits in fourth place […]


No more Mr. Ice Guy: Frese fights global warming

Global warming was first used by the very environmental scientists Ms. Brown claims adhere strictly to “climate change,” which the same scientists admit includes the greenhouse effect “global warming” along with the other effects like sea level and precipitation changes. (  As for calling to question the moral fiber of […]


Top Gear: Mechanical Engineering awarded 2014 “Best Darn Major”

The RUC Multipurpose Room erupted with cheers of victory Thursday night as Daniel Hardin and Christina Bechard were named Mr. and Ms. Engineer at this year’s Engineering Banquet.  This final top distinction secured the spot for the department of mechanical engineering to claim this year’s title as the “Best Darn […]


Portion of students to receive free yearbooks through S.O.L.O. funding

The Society of Collegiate Journalists hopes to spark some interest in the Tech Eagle Yearbook by giving a select number of copies away to students later this semester.  On Tuesday, Feb. 18, the SGA approved the society’s S.O.L.O. application for $3,000 to purchase 100 yearbooks that will be given to […]


Tech rises with one Billion in dance to end violence on women

One in three women will be abused at some point in their lifetime, according to, which equals out to around 1 billion women. One Billion Rising for Justice is a campaign focused on ending that violence, and the TTU Women’s Center took to South Patio on Feb. 14 to […]


Cold reception for cold pastries at Starbucks

In an effort to give a face-lift to its pastry cabinet, Starbucks has released a new collection of baked goods nationwide, which are now available here at our campus location. “La Boulange is a San Francisco bakery and café that has been serving artisanal pastries, and great food since 1996,” […]



Tech Men’s basketball hosted Morehead State University Saturday night and lost by a score of 79-53. The game was close in the first half, but after halftime Morehead State took a commanding lead with a 17-0 run over TTU. MSU used its size advantage over Tech to overpower its opposition […]


Tech to host Week of Biochemistry

Tech’s chapter of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is hosting the Week of Biochemistry next week to promote the cross-disciplinary field of biochemistry and molecular biology.  ASBMB will hold a regional poster competition Monday in the STEM center where the biochemistry departments from other colleges will present […]


Facebook accepts friend request from gender equality

Facebook’s next big update allows users to stray from the norm by choosing from many new types of genders. Before, users had to choose from male or female. Now, they are able to choose from a multitude of options such as transgender, intersex, and fluid. This allows Facebook users to […]