Day: November 14, 2014

Arts

Gambino drops double feature

“STN MTN” is the mixtape portion of Childish Gambino’s “STN MTN/Kauai” dual release. It’s a notable departure from his previous styles. Gambino’s previous release, 2013’s “Because the Internet,” was a very experimental record that Gambino himself described as “not a rap album.” 2011’s “Camp” was a lighthearted and joke-heavy outing […]

News

Printers, water, food

Tennessee Tech resident hall tenants could soon be able to print their assignments without having to leave their building. The Student Government Association passed three bills at this week’s meeting, including a bill designed to provide printers in all of Tech’s dorms, with the exception of Maddox-McCord, which already provides […]

Opinion

Taylor Swift shakes off Spotify

Prior to the release of her album “1989,” Taylor Swift pulled all of her music from the online music service Spotify stating that the service devalues artists’ work. Swift cites the reasoning for removing her music as thinking the artists should get paid or paid more for their work. Swift’s […]

Opinion

Without a choice or a voice

Shaking, cold, overworked and underinformed. Without hope, without rescue, trapped and alone. I shudder at the thought. Twenty-seven million know a familiar feeling. Yeah, that number is right. Right now, on our planet, there are 27 million trapped in the exhaustive and perilous torments of human trafficking, according to the […]

News

Live Mas: Taco Bell enters 21st century with new app

Taco Bell has made a giant leap for fast food after releasing an app that allows you to order and pay for your food, then go pick it up. At first, I was skeptical of the whole situation, but almost instantly I was swept up and cradled by the simplicity […]

Arts

‘Interstellar’ is out of this world

Arguably one of the most hyped movie releases of the fall season, “Interstellar” landed second in the box office this weekend following the release of “Big Hero 6.” Directed by Christopher Nolan, this movie is the dark, edgy version of “Gravity” audiences wish existed last Oscar season. The star-studded cast, […]

News

‘Avenue Q’ laugh-out-loud fun

I went to watch “Avenue Q” on Nov. 11 and stood in line for 30 minutes before I got to my seat. I had no idea what I was in for. It was one of the greatest plays I have ever seen, and it is my favorite play I have […]

News

TTU student to fight in Throwdown Thursday boxing event on Nov. 20

Last weekend, the Golden Eagles wrapped up Homecoming weekend with a 27-26 win over Southeast Missouri. This coming Thursday night, Tech junior, Tyler “Hercules” Howard, will have a homecoming of his own as he squares off with Tim Hill in the ring at Tech’s Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion. Howard, 20, is […]

News

Tom Wolfe Quartet gets jazzy

The Tom Wolfe Quartet will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20 when the jazz group comes to Tech’s Bryan Fine Arts Building. Jazz guitarist Tom Wolfe composes his own music and performs with the quartet. "Most of the pieces the quartet will play are originals of […]

News

UNCLE to bring One Tree Hill star to Playhouse

A free concert hosted by UNCLE will be held for students at the Backdoor Playhouse Nov. 20 as actor and singer Tyler Hilton comes to Tech. UNCLE (Underrepresented New and Creative Live Experiences) is mostly known for their open mic nights, but they are taking it up a notch this […]