Month: February 2015


Golden Eagles unable to complete comeback

The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team increased its losing streak to six games after a 59-53 decision at Belmont last Saturday in Nashville. Despite overcoming an 18-point deficit and creating a late run in the second half, the Bruins snatched any comeback hopes from the away team as the Golden […]


Your future or football? Your choice does matter.

Super Bowl Sunday. Seahawks. Patriots. Deflate-gate. These words have dominated the American vernacular for at least the past two weeks. On Sunday, Feb. 1, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks competed against each other in the biggest sporting event of the year. According to, Super Bowl XLIX […]


Students organize die-in protest in front of library

Students from the Black Cultural Center marched from the lobby of the Roaden University Center to the sidewalk in front of the Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library where they held a “die-in.” The “die-in,” as opposed to a sit-in, had the students lay on the ground for almost 11 minutes. […]


Volpe library to stay open later after student demand

ldquo;I didn’t have enough time in the library last night to finish my homework.” “I didn’t know where there was a color printer on campus.” These excuses can no longer be used at Tennessee Tech. As of Jan. 20, the Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library will be open Sunday through […]


Back to back National Champion

For the second consecutive year, Tennessee Tech’s mascot, Awesome Eagle, won the Universal Cheerleaders Association Mascot National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Competing against four other mascots, including Tech’s secondary character Grandpappy Eagle, Awesome beat out rival mascot YoUDee from the University of Delaware by 0.8 points. YoUDee has won the […]


Katy Perry slays Super Bowl halftime

This year’s Super Bowl halftime performance was Katy Perry and, though I was skeptical about how well she would live up to past performances, she did extremely well. Atop a giant tiger, Perry opened up with her hit “Roar.” She was wearing an outfit that seemed to be a mix […]


“Project Almanac” an adventure

As if we haven’t had enough of the found footage thrillers, “Project Almanac” reinforces the trend and places #2 for the Box Office sales last weekend. After discovering hidden plans for the world’s first time machine in his dead scientist father’s basement, lead David Raskin (Jonny Weston) puts it together […]


Men’s basketball falls victim to Bruins’ shooting spectacle

The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team and Belmont clashed for an Ohio Valley Conference East division battle Jan. 31. The most recent version of the Golden Eagles-Bruins rivalry featured teams with different styles of play. While Tech depended on their presence inside the paint, Belmont attacked them from the perimeter. […]


Hebdo becomes a hero

On Jan. 7 of this year, two Islamic assailants walked into the office of French satire paper “Charlie Hebdo” and killed members of the editorial and cartoonist staff. The publication was known for its controversial covers featuring images of the Islamic prophet Muhammad among other figures like a Prime Minister […]