Month: February 2016

Sports

Tennis wins home debut against UTC

The Tennessee Tech tennis team opened up at home with a win against Chattanooga Thursday, Feb. 28. They won in convincing fashion 6-1 bringing them to a 2-2 record. “It’s nice to get the first home win,” said Kenny Doyle coach of the Golden Eagles. “We always have a competitive […]

Sports

Track team breaks school and personal best records

With women’s track season underway, many personal and school records have already been broken which will give the team further motivation for upcoming championships. Junior athlete Sarah Brandt said, “When you look at that record book, it’s like your mouth starts watering. We all think ‘I want this one.’ So […]

Sports

Tech to host local high school basketball tournaments

The Hooper Eblen Center is hosting the 2016 district 8AA and region 4AA tournaments. This is the first year since 2010 that Tennessee Tech has held postseason high school basketball tournaments. District 8AA consists of the following high schools: Upperman, Smith County, DeKalb County, Cannon County, Macon County, Livingston Academy, […]

Arts

‘Hamilton’ breaks records, defies expectations

YOU’LL BE BACK – ‘Hamilton’ made $30 million in ticket sales before opening on Broadway. “How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a […]

Opinion

Reminder to voters reclaim our voices in the 2016 election

A disengaged electorate can never truly embody democracy. Yes, ours is an aging federal republic, embattled with questions of money in speech and protecting our futures, but it’s a part of our heritage to own our constitutionally-granted civic responsibilities. Regardless of the past 40 years of voting hurdles, Tennessee is […]

Opinion

Epidemics induce panic into American society

Life is a perilous adventure. Every second of every day, we are exposed to numerous risks, both from nature and man. As technological advancements make travel more accessible, our world becomes ever smaller. We have the ability to keep in touch with events happening on the other side of the […]

Opinion

America’s favorite pastime is still going strong

WRIGLEY FIELD – Devoted Chicago Cubs fans were ecstatic to see their team win the playoff series last October. It's everyone's favorite time of the year again: the middle of February. Football just came to an end; college basketball is heating up with the end of the regular season near, and […]

News

Tech to begin planning for $90 million science building

Tennessee Tech’s new science building investment is expected to reach $90 million, according to Claire Stinson, vice president for planning and finance, as plans progress after Gov. Bill Haslam’s recent budget announcement. This is close to a $5 million increase from Gov. Haslam’s budget reference at the State of the […]