Month: February 2014



#8220;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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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!), […]


The Pixies rock the Ryman

Often, I find myself to be lucky when it comes to scoring free tickets to concerts. Maybe it is because I go to as many of them as possible but rarely have the funds to fork over for the artists I want to see most. My friends know that I […]


Renowed activist Eve Ensler to come to Tech

World renowned author, activist, playwright and performer Eve Ensler will be coming to speak Monday, Feb. 10 at Derryberry Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. Ensler will speak about her activism for women’s rights, her lifelong dedication and her works for women’s rights. Her Tony Award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues,” has […]


SAE to move into newly built house within the month

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity will be moving into its new house on West 5th Street within the next month. “It’s been a long time coming,” said Taylor Shull, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. “Everyone is ready to see the finished project.”  Sigma Alpha Epsilon broke ground during Homecoming of […]


Students, faculty prepare for Black History Month

The Office of Minority Affairs and the Black Cultural Center will celebrate Black History Month with several events hosted throughout February.   The Black History Month events will kick off with the Gospel Extravaganza Feb. 9. The musical event will begin at 2 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the […]


Residents of Tech Village doubt N. Willow safety

There is growing concern among Tech Village students regarding the state of traffic on North Willow Avenue. Some residents said they have begun to feel unsafe crossing four lanes of traffic to reach the laundry facility in the apartment complex.  Angela Anderson is a Tech student living in Tech Village. […]