Month: November 2015

News

Student body crowns Mr. and Miss Tennessee Tech

Tennessee Tech’s Centennial Homecoming wrapped up Saturday after Zach Ring and Jennifer Ball were crowned Mr. and Miss Tennessee Tech. Alpha Delta Pi and Sigma Chi were named the overall Homecoming winners. Organizations competed in a week's worth of events that counted toward the overall score, which determined the winners. […]

Sports

Brewer, Sutton are selected for the OVC All-Tournament team

           The season is over for the Tennessee Tech soccer team, but two members are being recognized for their good play on the field. Senior midfielder Taylor Sutton and sophomore midfielder Lauren Brewer were both awarded Ohio Valley Conference All-Tournament team honors following the conference tournament. […]

News

Volpe Library website to change depending on survey results

Tennessee Tech’s library website may be changing its layout based on results of a website usability study given by a group from the Volpe library. The library’s web manager, April Crockett, said the changes will be for the better and will help people find what they’re looking for on the […]

News

Former Reagan adviser to give talk through S.O.L.O. program

Arthur Laffer, famous American economist and former economic adviser for President Ronald Reagan, will speak at Derryberry Hall Auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear Laffer speak about economics and the macroeconomy. There will also be a question and answer session after the […]

News

Counseling Center and Volpe Library offer test anxiety workshop

The TTU Counseling Center, in partnership with the Volpe Library, offered tips for managing test anxiety as its fourth student success workshop this semester. Previous workshops included time management and using a syllabus, maintaining motivation and concentration while taking notes, and reviewing methods that could assist students in their academic […]

Arts

Shia LeBeouf gets personal in latest stunt

ARTSY – LeBeouf practiced performance art at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, walking the red carpet with a paper bag over his head that read, "I  AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE." Watching or hearing your own voice often leads to embarrassment. We don’t want to do either; the validity that we […]

Arts

‘Fallout’ less immersive, still impressive

Since the launch of “Skyrim” in 2011, Bethesda Game Studios has been laying low, plotting the return of arguably its most beloved franchise, “Fallout.” Set in a future nuclear wasteland, the role-playing game series has always been adored for its rich lore, combat and dialogue system. It has all the […]

Arts

‘Bob and David’ return by way of Netflix

ABSO-LUTELY – Comedic duo Tim and Eric are executive producers for "With Bob and David." While I’m basically familiar with the late nineties cult classic “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” my knowledge of it stems mostly from nostalgic Buzzfeed articles and my dad’s complaints that TV just isn’t what […]

Opinion

Global terror crisis serves as wake-up call

THE WORLD MOURNS – Flowers were left as part of the vigils held worldwide for those that lost during the shootings on Friday.  It’s a beautiful, crisp day in Tennessee. The sky is a clear blue, the clouds wispy and unthreatening. Tech’s campus is alive and well, abuzz with excitement over […]