Day: April 2, 2015


Charter Day begins Centennial Celebration

On March 27, 2015, Tennessee Tech University celebrated the Centennial anniversary of its charter. The first event of the 16-month celebration was the charter ceremony, which began at 10:30 a.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Former Tech presidents Robert Bell, Angelo Volpe and Arliss Roaden; members of the Tennessee Board of Regents; […]


Classes open on regular schedule for Good Friday

Students are in for a surprise tomorrow if they aren’t paying attention to the calendars. Tomorrow is not just a normal Friday. Tomorrow is Good Friday and contrary to years past, classes will be in session. Traditionally, schools are not in session on Good Friday, but this year, Tennessee Tech […]


ROTC here to stay, new tower opened

After threat of the program shutting down in the fall semester of 2013, the ROTC program at Tennessee Tech had its first ribbon cutting ceremony for the new rappel tower located next to the baseball fields. Tech President Philip Oldham threw the first pitch from the new tower to begin […]


Brown sees good, bad in first scrimmage; quarterback race continues

The first spring scrimmage for the 2015 Tech football squad offered a mixed review of the team’s offseason progress last Saturday afternoon at Tucker Stadium. Following the first two weeks of on-field, organized team drills, the Golden Eagles simulated in-game play in a friendly matchup between both sides of the […]


Get out, while you still can

As graduation for seniors is nearing, the big question is “What am I going to do next?” The answer is travel. This is the time in your life where you are not tied down to anything. You don’t have children, you don’t have a real job and you don’t have […]


Never too old, right?

Warm weather and sunshine fill the air. Pastel flowers start to blossom as insects and animals return from hibernation. With Easter Sunday approaching, talk of the “Easter Bunny” begins as well as the preparation of Easter baskets. So when is too old, too old? Are you ever “too old?” Almost […]


“Grey’s Anatomy” reinvents, still fresh

When a television show lasts 11 seasons, it’s generally because of two things: it’s a moneymaker for the network or the ratings are through the roof. With the season finale of  “Grey’s Anatomy” approaching in the next few weeks, I’ve found myself still captivated by the series 11 years later. […]


“Get Hard” lazy, not groundbreaking cinema

ldquo;Get Hard” is the latest from comedy geniuses Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart. James King (Ferrell) is a millionaire wrongly convicted of fraud and embezzlement who attempts to prep for the hardship of prison life with the help of his car washer, Darnell Lewis (Hart). James assumes that because Darnell […]


Toro y Moi’s “What For?” full of good vibes

Singer, songwriter and producer Chazwick Bundick has released his fourth album under his stage name Toro Y Moi, his fifth album in five years, “What For?” Toro Y Moi is known for his chill wave sound while also incorporating electronica trends. “What For?” however, has Bundick sounding more like Pink […]