Month: April 2014


EJC to host charity event for cancer

The Engineering Joint Council will be host an event called Spring for the Cure in Sherlock Park from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on April 25.  Spring for the Cure is an event designed to raise money for cancer research.  The event will have food, live music and bounce houses.  […]


Quidditch competes at high level

The Tennessee Tech quidditch club team was eliminated during the second round of competition and finished 26th out of the 80 teams that competed at the Quidditch World Cup on Monday. On the first day of competition, the Golden Hippogriffs went 3-1, allowing them to move on to single elimination […]


Dominant pitching grounds softball in double header

The Tech softball team was upended in both games of a doubleheader at UT-Chattanooga, falling 12-1 and 3-1. The Golden Eagles (10-28) had a crack at a dramatic seventh-inning comeback in the second affair, but behind clutch Lady Mocs‘ (21-14) pitching, the bid was foiled. The Lady Mocs used a […]


Purple and Gold game Saturday

With spring practice for the Golden Eagles’ football team wrapping up, the team’s coaches are focusing on fine-tuning techniques. Although the new offensive scheme has been the talk of the spring, the defense should not be overlooked. Every prospective starter for next season played in or started majority of the […]


Upcoming week of baseball is highlighted by visiting in-state rivals

After a road win in Huntsville, the Golden Eagles baseball team looks to add to the win column as they face in-state rivals Austin Peay, Tennessee and MTSU in the upcoming week. To this point in the season, the Golden Eagles are 24-6 overall and 8-4 in the conference play. […]


Track travels to Murray for Simmons

The Tech track and field team heads to Ohio Valley Conference foe Murray State this weekend to compete in the Margaret Simmons Invitational in Murray, Ky. Field events will be starting at 11 a.m. CT and the running events will be on a rolling schedule beginning at 2 p.m. The […]


Annual Health fair Tuesday at Fit

The annual health fair will take place this Tuesday, April the 8, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Tech Fitness Center. Last year, over 1,500 people attended the event, with between 50 and 60 organizations presenting. Organizations in attendance included GNC, EXPW Club, Crossfit Mayhem, and Outdoor Experience. […]


I need a new lobby for my hobbies

I craft a lot. I don’t even care if its too femme to be feminist – crafting makes me and many others incredibly happy. Right now, my big, crafty thought is how to decorate my mortarboard for graduation. I think about it in the car, during boring Gen Ed classes, […]


April Fools’ pranks social media

April Fool’s Day of 2014 was one of the most outrageous ever, featuring elaborate jokes from all over the Internet. Google announced and released a “Pokémon Challenge” update to Google Maps that allowed users to find and capture Pokémon by locating them on their iPhone or Android’s map. “It’s always […]


AAUP hosts adjunct convention

The American Association of University Professors and Dr. Troy Smith recently hosted Ellen Boesenberg to speak on the subject of adjunct professors and the struggles of the profession. Boesenberg also spoke at the Tennessee State AAUP Convention on Thursday. Adjunct professors are professors who are brought on part-time by universities […]