Day: October 6, 2015

Opinion

Seeing the man behind the badge

Earlier this week, I found myself parked in a church parking lot at one in the morning. Like any college student, I had found myself dealing with the stresses of college and decided to get out of the house and go for a drive. I was parked in the lot, […]

Opinion

Sticks and Stones: Why words can hurt the most

Some conversations we don’t want to overhear. The ones so full of obnoxious superciliousness that your lips curl of their own accord. The conversations that fill your stomach with a raging inferno and leave you with a really good story. Some people get into fistfights. Some people write strongly worded […]

News

TKE brother found unresponsive in fraternity house

William Sutton, a TKE brother, was found unresponsive in his fraternity house on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 6.   The following is President Oldham's message to the university regarding the incident: " We are saddened to share the news of the passing of William J. Sutton, a senior accounting major, […]

Sports

Davis, Payne discuss their keys to success this season

Mason Ramsey fights off defenders in the last season's opener against Piedmont International. The 2015-2016 Golden Eagles men and women’s basketball schedules have been released, and fans will have the chance to catch both squads in action during eight double-headers throughout the upcoming season. A renovated Hooper Eblen Center also […]

Sports

Football falls to UT Martin in first OVC loss

Quarterback Jared Davis hands the ball to senior running back Ladarius Vanlier. Davis finished with under 100 yards passing for the first time this season while Vanlier passed the century mark rushing for the first time this season finishing with 118 yards on the ground. Photo: Shea Haile Rain and […]

Arts

‘The Splat’ welcomes all forms of ’90s Nick nostalgia

'The Splat' was previously named "The '90s Are All That" when it bear the ratings for basic cable shows. Nickelodeon recently released the names of the shows that will be aired during the ‘90s-themed programming block, The Splat. The Splat is not its own channel but rather a block of […]

Arts

Science is the real star of Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

Ridley Scott consulted James L. Green, the director of the Planetary Science Division at NASA, in order to make the science in "The Martian" more accurate. It’s been a while since two really unique and exciting things happened at once: A movie came along that actually used realistic properties and […]