Day: February 29, 2016


Chemical engineering wins “Best Darn Major” title

E-WEEK – Engineering students race against the clock to assemble and dissemble the DaVinci Bridge during the SAME Obstacle course. Chemical engineering won the SAME Obstacle course event during E-Week. For the first time since 2010, chemical engineers won the “Best Darn Major” award as part of the annual Engineering Week, […]


FOCUS Act prompts discussion among students and faculty of impact on campus

Students and faculty have voiced their concerns on Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposed Focus on College and University Success Act. President Philip Oldham remains positive about the changes, but faculty and students are skeptical. “At Tech, we embrace the autonomy this change will bring and also recognize the increased responsibility our […]


Rugby wins first Dixie conference title, playoffs to begin March 19

NO. 1 – Blake Holder tackles a runner from the Lee University rugby team on Saturday, Feb. 20. Tennessee Tech’s Rugby team claimed its first Dixie Conference title after defeating its No. 1 rival, Lee University, Saturday, Feb. 20. Tech Rugby walked away from Lee’s home field with a victory of […]


Nontraditional Student Organization elects new officers for Spring semester

Tennessee Tech’s Nontraditional Student Organization met Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Southwest Hall to discuss upcoming events and plans for 2016. “A traditional student is defined as anyone 18 to 24 years old. They’re someone who’s starting college straight out of high school,” said Director of the Interdisciplinary Student Success Center, […]


Basketball splits senior night double header

Going Out in Style –  Senior Torrance Rowe looks for an open man during Tech’s senior night matchup with Eastern Kentucky. Rowe scored 23 points. Photo by: Christian McCall Saturday, Feb. 27, Tennessee Tech’s men’s and women’s basketball teams split with Eastern Kentucky. It was an emotional night for both Golden […]


Baseball loses series to Bucknell

Straight Out of the Gate – Junior Chase Burkett delivers a pitch from the mound during his first start of the 2016 season for Tech. Burkett pitched for seven innings in Feb. 26 game against Bucknell. Photo by: Shea Haile The Golden Eagles’ bats played a huge role in its […]


DiCaprio wins first Oscar, Rock speaks about diversity

Here’s the thing, I don’t care who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematographer, and I really don’t care what designer Jennifer Lawrence wore on the red carpet. However, Leonardo DiCaprio won the Academy Award for Best Actor, in case you didn’t know, and I care about that. One shining […]