Day: November 7, 2014

Sports

Volleyball overpowered in road tests

Two tough road tests proved to be too much for the Tennessee Tech volleyball team as the Golden Eagles fell to in-state rival Austin Peay State University and the top ranked team in the Ohio Valley Conference, Murray State University.             Friday’s contest against the Austin Peay Lady Govs started […]

Sports

EIU snaps undefeated home record for Golden Eagles 41-10

The Eastern Illinois Panthers traveled to Cookeville last weekend with one goal in mind: snap Tech’s four-game winning streak at home. They did just that. With a final score of 41-10 last Saturday at Tucker Stadium, the Golden Eagles lost their first game at home dating back to last season’s […]

Arts

The Woodchuck Series: A weird, wonderful adventure

Fables are weird. As far back as humanity goes, we’ve been telling stories that explain the things in life we don’t understand. Our ancient tales speak of how a zebra got his stripes, or use the misadventures of anthropomorphized animals to teach some moral lesson. At their core, fables and […]

Arts

‘Nightcrawler’ flawlessly thrilling

This action-packed thriller has killer ratings but still couldn’t edge “Ouija” out of the top box office spot this weekend. Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this unsettling drama set in modern day Los Angeles. Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is a driven young guy desperate for work. He gets involved in crime journalism, […]

Arts

Must-see November movies: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’

October was a great month at the movies, turning out instant hits like “Gone Girl” and “Fury” just to name a couple. Awards season chatter quickly became more prevalent with some of the month’s releases. In the month of November, the number of must-see movies does not let up. Below […]

Arts

‘The Comeback’ makes a comeback

  Nine years later and they pull her back in! Yep, hello, hello, hello, Valerie Cherish is back this Sunday on HBO. In 2005, “The Comeback,” a show ahead of its time, premiered on HBO, only to last one season before the network pulled the plug. Skip ahead nine years, […]

Opinion

There’s an app for that

I swear I hold my iPhone tighter than I hold on to my fiance these days. It does everything, answers everything and holds everything together for my life when I can’t. The thought of losing that rectangular life guide is equivalent to losing a friend. Pathetic, I know. But try […]

Opinion

Yes for Yes

Yes on One. No on One. We’ve all seen the commercials and the signs over the past month. I will go ahead and tell you how I voted so you’ll know where I’m going. I voted Yes on Amendment One concerning abortion. I am in no means for abortion, but […]