Month: November 2015


Tech Players open fall production

The Tech Players kick off another season of productions Nov. 5 in Derryberry Hall Auditorium, the first time in 24 years the auditorium has been used to house a stage production. The performances at Derryberry are somewhat of a return for the Tech Players. The auditorium was constructed for theater […]


Octubafest celebrates 40 years at Tech

Tennessee Tech University’s tuba and euphonium students kicked the 40th annual Octubafest into high gear last month. With a total of 21 concerts, there is a variety of performances, said Tech tuba professor R. Winston Morris. Some were solo concerts while others featured tuba and euphonium quartets and quintets. The […]


Rosemond to speak at annual Predators networking workshop

The Nashville Predators are holding its seventh annual Breaking Into Sports Workshop Nov. 7 at Bridgestone Arena. The workshop is $89 and includes a free all-you-can-eat ticket to that night’s game against the St. Louis Blues. Tennessee Tech professor Lanise Rosemond was asked to be on the panel of guest […]


Pascal offers tips on how to begin undergraduate research

Award-winning researcher and assistant professor of chemical engineering at Tennessee Tech, Jennifer Pascal, began undergraduate research early in her college experience. Pascal offered tips and upcoming opportunities to begin undergraduate research with students of all majors Oct. 30. Undergraduate research is an opportunity students can take to gain college credit, […]


‘Fallout 4’ is November gaming highlight

SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT – Jeff Gardiner, lead producer of “Fallout 4,” has logged about 400 hours and still hasn’t seen everything in the game, which includes an in-depth crafting system with over 700 weapon modifications. It’s been a banner year for video games, and the trend is steadily building […]


Surviving the sophomore slump, one 8 a.m. at a time

As a sophomore at Tech, I’ve been noticing something a little off about myself. Every morning since the beginning of the semester, I’ve had to force myself out of bed in time for my 8 a. (Alprazolam) m. class. I’ve skipped more classes than I’m willing to admit, and I […]


Are our favorite songs crossing too many blurred lines?

TOP OF THE CHARTS – Robin Thicke's song "Blurred Lines" was a number one hit on the Billboard charts for 12 weeks straight during the summer of 2013. I’m driving home after a long day. It’s almost 8:30, it’s raining and I’m hungry. ( I’m almost home when I find […]


Why you can’t afford to trash Tech Times

I love Tech Times, and I’m proud of it. For the past few weeks, I have heard several students and professors joke about Tech Times going straight to their trash in their email. For those of you who don’t know what Tech Times is, I’ll be happy to divulge the […]