Day: March 27, 2015

News

Waterfall installation flows into UC

As students look around the lobby of Roaden University Center, they’ll notice a waterfall coming down the spiral staircase, courtesy of Bryant Holsenbeck, students and staff. Holsenbeck makes art out of the everyday items people tend to throw away. The installation in the UC demonstrates how much plastic is used. […]

Arts

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” funny enough

Netflix released its own series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” earlier this month after the show had been rejected by NBC. With a score of 96 percent on “Rotten Tomatoes,” it is now all the rage among Netflix subscribers and those who mooch off someone else’s account. However, like all good shows, […]

Arts

Earl Sweatshirt drops new album

Earl Sweatshirt, member of the rap collective Odd Future, digitally released the follow-up to his 2013 album, “Doris,” titled “I Don’t Like S—, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt.” Based on title alone, this album shows a departure from the normal flair for which Earl, and the […]

Arts

‘Insurgent’ not memorable

The second installment of the “Divergent” series is better than the first, but still has much room for improvement before I start calling it anything other than “The Hunger Games” with Shailene Woodley. The movies are based on a popular young adult dystopian book series following a young girl who […]

Opinion

Kicking Kanye out of the UK

Kanye West has done it again, without actually doing anything this time. It seems that the infamous award snatcher has landed him into another controversial situation by simply being himself. The Glastonbury Music Festival is a five-day music fest held every year in Pilton, Somerset, England and features artists mainly […]

Opinion

Graduation is bigger than you think

It’s almost here. Graduation. The caps and gowns. The lines of people trying to get a seat. We’ve all gone through high school graduation, so we know what to expect. But does it have as much meaning? In high school, you really think about getting to the end. Walking across […]

Opinion

#Racetogether: Starbucks’ attempt to discuss racism

Starbucks launched a campaign last week to start a global discussion on racism by writing the words “Race Together” on its distinguished post-consumer cups. Unfortunately, by the end of last week, the campaign came to a screeching halt. Turns out people were more steamed about this topic than the milk […]

News

F.A.S.T. contest offers Bonnaroo tickets

The Office of Annual Giving and the Future Alumni Support Team are running a yearlong poster campaign to celebrate Tennessee Tech’s Centennial. A new poster design will be added to the series monthly with the help of student votes. The posters will feature iconic moments and images from the University's […]

News

Alpha Phi Alpha to host annual Step Show in Derryberry

Air force ones, sticks, trashcans, stomps, claps and sweat are coming to Tennessee Tech’s campus because Alpha Phi Alpha is hosting its annual Step Show event April 10 at 7 p.m. in Derryberry Hall Auditorium. Step Show is an event that has been hosted on Tech’s campus by Alpha Phi […]