Month: September 2015


Taylor Swift comes home to Nashville

Friday was the night thousands had been waiting for when the doors of Bridgestone Arena opened for Taylor Swift’s first of two concerts in Nashville. After impressive opening sets from Vance Joy and HAIM, music played over the loud speaker as the lights began to dim. After “Feels So Close,” […]


TTU Rugby beats Western Kentucky

The Tennessee Tech Rugby Football Club Eagles edged out a win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in the second game of their two-game stretch Saturday. Tech started the game out fast with a quick try,a six point play that is similar to a touchdown in American football, in the first […]


The weekend students’ dining dilemma

Tennessee Tech boasts 10 thousand students, 2,200 of whom live on campus, according to the Residential Life’s page on Tech’s website. That’s two thousand students on campus each weekend, some with no cars, and all with free time. Since The Perch has now closed, students have already lost two options […]


Please drink responsibly: binging the new norm?

Two weeks ago I became legal. The big 2-1. The so-called age of “adulthood.” By this point in their lives, American citizens can legally adopt children, apply for a commercial driver’s license and pay their own electricity and utility bills. Yet, on the 21st anniversary of their birth, Americans are […]


Public Image Ltd’s latest is uneven fun

John Lydon, known as Johnny Rotten in his younger and less hygienic years, is not dead. Through some miracle, this music legend and most of his former band, The Sex Pistols, have lived through alcoholism, addiction, and the so-called death of punk rock. The Sex Pistols' heyday ended years ago, […]


‘Project Greenlight’ is back, just as bright

Unlike most reality television, “Project Greenlight” always seems like a show that can only really happen once every few years. Most reality television is pumped out pretty consistently, while “Greenlight” has opted to be a flashier, much longer process. It brings together several big-name personalities from the film and TV […]


Womens’ golf places third at Murray

Dunn The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team finished third at the Murray State Invitational in Murray, Kentucky last week, aided by the exceptional play of Allyson Dunn who earned All-Tournament honors. The MSU Invitational was played at Miller Memorial Golf Course with each player having only 36 holes to make […]


Volleyball goes 1-2 during invitational

The first ever Golden Eagle Invitational was held Friday and Saturday in the Hooper Eblen Center. The volleyball-filled two days included three appearances by the Golden Eagles. The team began the invitational with a match up against the Towson University Tigers. The Tigers, fueled by two double-digit kills performances from […]


Chartwells addresses concerns about changing dining options

During the weekly Student Government Association meeting, Director of Dining Services Sam Holm answered many questions and concerns from the SGA representatives about the multiple dining changes around campus. Holm addressed the closing of The Perch in New Hall South, which included the closing of Grill Nation and Papa John’s. […]