Author: Jared Anderson

Opinion

Too Fancy for Football?

Does changing your look really change your luck? Coaches and universities are always looking for an advantage against their opponents. The newest craze traveling through college football is the uniform race, with styles ranging from brighter and bolder helmets to jerseys, pants and shoes. The University of Oregon and the […]

Arts

“Shake It Off” unoriginal

  Taylor Swift has announced her upcoming album “1989” will be her first official “pop” album. With this announcement came the release of the album’s first single, “Shake It Off.” The song starts with a horn track played over a looped open hi-hat and Swift stating, “I stay out too […]

Sports

Quidditch sweeps Raiders off the field in scrimmage

The new players on the Tennessee Tech Quidditch team beat Middle Tennessee State University 170 to 30 in an unofficial scrimmage Sunday. The object of the match was to give the newer players a chance to show their skills, and they did not disappoint.  “The game on Sunday was for […]

Opinion

Can we prevent 1.4 million by January?

We may be almost 5,000 miles away, but we’re still involved. Right now, at this very moment, I promise you’re better off than them: them being our fellow people of West Africa. The Ebola epidemic has reached a death toll of 2,917 as of last Thursday, according to the World […]

Arts

October’s must see movies

The beginning of October means one thing to me: awards season movies are ready to hit the big screen. The last two years have provided some really great films during fall. I was skeptical of what kind of movies we would get this year. Not anymore. Below are my picks […]

Arts

“The Equalizer” a cool action flick

First in box office dollars this weekend, Denzel Washington’s newest action-packed thriller is full of enough violence and Russian gangsters to satisfy any lingering Cold War animosity. Robert McCall (Washington) is a retired, quaint man working at a neighborhood home improvement store. He regularly helps the people he meets, including […]

Arts

New artist’s work on display

Students will notice a few new splashes of color on the walls of Joan Derryberry Art Gallery as the new exhibit by Jim Graham opens. The pieces in the collection, “New Paintings for Exotic Tastes,” are “comparing things from two dissimilar categories, often focusing on the gap between the natural […]

News

Tech police warn students of potential fraud attempts

Charles Yarbrough, a general curriculum student at Tennessee Tech, got an email from a business owner about a prospective job at the beginning of the semester, and the student received a check last week. But if he cashed the check, there would have been serious consequences. On Sept. 17, Yarbrough, […]