Month: April 2018

Arts

Omni-con brings nerd culture to Tech

Isaac Wright | Contributor A mix of students and community members gathered in the Millard Oakley STEM center to attend Omni-Con, a pop culture convention organized by Alpha Psi Phi, on March 24. Like most pop culture conventions, Omni-Con hosted a variety of vendors who brought art and crafts themed […]

Arts

‘Survivor’ is still surviving

Imagine the summer of 2000 and sitting down in front of your television screen to watch a show about a group of strangers living on an island and voting each other off so that the sole survivor would win one million dollars. 2000 seems so far away now, here in […]

Opinion

March for Our Lives?

Marcelo Gonzales | Managing Editor Watching the current protests and listening to the students of Stoneman Douglas High School speak so eloquently and passionately, takes me back to 1968 when I was their age and protesting the Vietnam War. The biggest difference I see when comparing our protests, is the […]

Opinion

Student representation is at risk

The General Assembly in Nashville is currently considering legislation to reform the Board of Trustees for the University of Tennessee. Bill HB2115/SB2260, sponsored by Representative Hawk and Senator Norris, would shrink the size of the board by more than half, and completely do away with student and faculty members. This […]

Sports

Men’s golf placed sixth out of 14

Tech’s men’s golf team placed sixth out of 14 teams at the annual Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Golf Tournament March 18-20 in Sevierville, Tennessee. The Golden Eagles competed in a field that included Ohio Valley Conference schools rivals Austin Peay State University, Belmont University, Eastern Kentucky University, Tennessee State University and […]