Month: February 2015


Put their matter over your mind

During the controversial movie “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle, played by Bradley Cooper, says something along the lines of, “While you guys are out here shopping and minding your own business, there’s a war out there.” And it stuck with me. My problem here is we continue to keep minding our […]


Tech to host American Spiritual Ensemble

The American Spiritual Ensemble is coming to Tennessee Tech Tuesday, Feb. 17 to perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. and a master class during dead hour, both in Wattenbarger Auditorium. The ASE is a group of professional musicians who perform all over the world singing spirituals, an important part […]


Student Mailboxes to be removed from University Center by Fall 2015

By the fall semester, students will no longer find their on-campus mailboxes on the ground floor of Roaden University Center because student mailboxes are being moved into the different resident halls. According to Claire Stinson, vice president for Planning and Finance, they are looking for ways to create more student-oriented […]


Phi Delta Theta brings back All-Sing

Environmental artist Bryant Holsenbeck will be coming to Tech from March 23 to 27 to create a life-sized waterfall sculpture cascading from the spiral staircase in the Roaden University Center from recycled bottles. Holsenbeck travels the eastern United States to create displays at art centers, art galleries and universities. He […]


“Jupiter Ascending” falls flat

Rarely does a film exist that is so terrible it is good. “Jupiter Ascending” exceeded all of my expectations with a plot that seems like “Star Wars” and “The Matrix” combined. Starring Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean and Oscar-nominated Eddie Redmayne, this star-studded cast is not exactly a quality […]


“Empire” top new 2015 show

It’s been quite a while since I’ve liked a new show on Fox. For that, I’d have to go back to the last years of “That ‘70s Show.” I’m always hesitant with Fox shows, but when the promos for “Empire” began airing, I knew this was going to be a […]



The Tennessee Tech tennis team (0-2) will head to Chattanooga, Tennessee to take on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs (1-5) this Sunday.             Tech is coming off a 5-2 loss to Middle Tennessee State last weekend. The Golden Eagles won the double’s point with a 6-2 victory from […]


SGA grants $22,000 for student events, campaign rules challenged

The SGA failed to pass a bill through the senate during Tuesday’s meeting. The bill, known as “The Relevant Service Requirement Act of 2015,” would have required executive council candidates and cabinet members to serve in the senate, supreme court or executive council in the academic year of elections. The […]


Editor’s top movies of 2014

It was an excellent year for movies in 2014. Moviegoers were treated to blockbuster releases along with smaller films that packed a punch. Some of these films are just now beginning to gain wide release in 2015, but they were technically released in 2014 in select cites to qualify for […]