Day: March 20, 2018


It’s a monster world

One of MHW's scariest monsters, Bazelgeuse. Photo owned by Capcom. A few years ago I bought Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U, and I absolutely hated it. Movement was stiff and unresponsive, the menus were cumbersome and bizarrely laid out, areas were divided into sections with tons of […]


Tech coach leaves for NFL

Casey Kramer, Tech’s director of athletic performance, traded the phrase “Wings Up” for “Bear Down” as he left Tech to further his career. “I was hired by the Chicago Bears to be the assistant strength coach on their staff and be a part of the new coaching staff that’s coming […]


Tech basketball teams finish season top ten in OVC

Men's Basketball Tech’s men’s basketball team finished their season 19-14 overall, 10-8 in Ohio Valley Conference play, finishing fifth in regular season play. The Golden Eagles picked up a win and a loss in their final two regular season home games, a 69-64 win over in-state rival Tennessee State, and […]


Tech baseball extends streak to five, softball prepares for OVC play

Baseball Tech’s baseball team is 13-5 overall, 4-1 in Ohio Valley Conference play, and currently on a four-game winning streak. During their winning streak, the Golden Eagles outscored their opponents by a combined 25-3 run differential. The Golden Eagles swept a home-and-home series with in-state rival Lipscomb.  Tech also swept […]


A look around the nest: Track wins first OVC indoor title

Track Tennessee Tech women’s track and field team made history in February, winning their first OVC Indoor Championship in 2018. Head coach Wayne Angel received the OVC Indoor Coach of the Year award for the second consecutive year, winning both indoor and outdoor seasons for the Golden Eagles. "They came together […]


Cookeville man loses appeal for stabbing conviction

A Putnam County Circuit Court upheld a Cookeville man’s assault conviction for stabbing a Tech student in 2015, according to a decision released March 7. The court affirmed the trial court properly denied defendant Michael Kevin Schipp’s request to give jurors instructions on self-defense because there was not enough evidence […]


Should faculty carry guns around campus?

According to CNN, there has been 14 school shootings in America this year, averaging one shooting per week. Students around the nation have participated in protests and walkouts, urging politicians to reform gun laws. The topic of teachers being armed on campus has been a controversial subject since the shooting […]