Day: March 21, 2014


Student veteran organizes charity golf benefit

On Sept. 13, 2011, Lance Corporal Kevin Honaker of the U.S. Marines was performing his mission of locating and deactivating IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in Afghanistan when one unexpectedly exploded beneath him, causing irreversible damage and forcing doctors to amputate both of his legs. Following the explosion, Honaker received care […]


Talks of hammock club circulating among students on campus

Have a love for the outdoors, napping and suspending yourself several feet off the ground? You’re not alone. As it turns out, there is a group of students who all have a similar goal: to start a hammocking group on Tech’s campus. Student Joey Blankenship said the day is considered […]


WTTU hatches new DJs

WTTU-88.5 The Nest hosted its second biannual Hatching Ceremony during dead hour on Tuesday, Mar. 18, ushering in 13 newly trained DJs.   The new DJs went through a six-week training program. Four weeks taught them all about the radio station and the “do’s and don’ts” of being a radio […]


Paul Campanis: An older generation shares philosophy

As a breezy Saturday afternoon rehearsal for the Backdoor Playhouse’s production of “She Kills Monsters” begins, the actors on the stage notice something out of the ordinary walk into the theater from the back of the auditorium and make himself at home in the back row. The main thing that […]


Trade in funds for fashion

`Fashion Me Fabulous is a clothing re-sale event that will be hosted by Tech’s Merchandising Association from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on April 3 and 4 on South Patio. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the organization and its members. Merchandising Association President Lacey Givens said, “We sell […]


Making it up as they go along: Tech players to host improv night

The Tech Players will host an improvisation event tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Backdoor Playhouse. “Our goal is to first, have fun. It’s what we love doing,” Tech Player Braden Wahl said. “And two, to make it entertaining for everyone in the building.” The Players have been practicing a […]


Scammers take advantage of Flight 370 hype

Watch out – if you come across a link involving shocking information regarding missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on social media websites, you might be walking right into a scam. Online scammers have been taking advantage of the buzz involving the missing jet to create untrue stories about it, and […]


Tech Hosts Bobby Nichols

The Tech Golf team hosted the second annual Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate at Sevierville Golf Course. Tech’s women’s golf team earned a 10th place finish after the first day   on Monday. They improved slightly Tuesday, finishing in ninth place with 654 shots. Freshman Whitney Robertson led Tech after finishing with an […]