Month: October 2014


Think before you pink

Over the past few years, October has become Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Professional sports associations like the NFL have taken to wearing pink gloves, shoes and using pink towels on the sidelines. Now college athletes are wearing pink themed apparel, and I feel that the pink has run its course. […]


Pi Kappa Phi stays a fraternity, but with new sanctions

The cease and desist order placed on Tennessee Tech’s Iota Theta chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity Sept.12 of this year has been lifted, allowing the fraternity to resume normal operation under a few sanctions. While under cease and desist, fraternities must stop all operations outside of mandatory hearings […]


Adam’s top albums to check out

Of all the albums being released in the coming months, these are the ones to lookout for: Taylor Swift- “1989” Swift’s debut pop album “1989,” named after the artist’s birth year, comes after her 2012 album “Red,” which blurred the lines between pop and country. Swift’s lead single, “Shake it […]


Early fall TV impressions

Almost two months into the new TV season, there are some clear winners. I already have my favorite, and below I have listed my favorite new drama, comedy and most surprising new show. Granted, there are a few shows that have yet to air, but I have full confidence that […]


‘Fury’: a raw, powerful film

Brad Pitt stars as an army sergeant who commands a tank. Rounding out the box office in the number one spot, this intense World War II action movie delivers an emotional kick to audiences. The star-studded cast of Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal command […]


Tennis court remodeling project still underway

The old tennis courts on campus were aging quickly and, with a renovation in mind, Tech decided to make the courts the next big tackle. Tennessee Tech is about to finish resurfacing the tennis courts, a project that has been ongoing for the past few months.  “The renovation of the […]


Women’s Center to show movies on unaddressed issues

The Women’s Center will play films in RUC Room 342 twice this November. Both screenings will cover topics that are often overlooked by society. “Latching On: The Politics of Breastfeeding in America” will play at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 for 40 minutes, and “In the Name of the Family” will […]


Jobe and Murphy to close for renovations

The Jobe and Murphy residence halls will be closing at the end of the semester in preparation for renovations, causing the students staying there to find a new place to live. The halls will be upgraded with new plumbing, air conditioning units, paint, flooring and furniture. Ellington and Warf Halls […]


New Homecoming election rules enacted

The Student Government Association has adopted a set of rules involving the election of Homecoming candidates. The new rules allow for students to actively campaign prior to election day. Active campaigning involves the distribution of campaign material (handouts and posters), advertisement in campus news and radio, and setting up booths […]