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Review of “Assassins

“Assassins” was a production that the Backdoor Playhouse had never tried before. It had been many years since a musical was performed on that stage but from the performance at last night’s showing you couldn’t tell.This production was one that even in its sixth night of showing was still sold […]

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TTU Learning Community to perform”Single Bell, Single Belle

This year the Learning Community is trying something new by performing an orginial play, “Single Bell, Single Belle.” This play is scheduled to take place November 20 at 8:00 p.m. at the Backdoor Playhouse.A Learning Community gives first year students an opportunity to enhance their college experience. This enables these […]

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Place wins OVC individual title, teams improve

Jaycee Golf Course, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., was the “place” where history was made for Tennessee Tech Cross Country. Referring to Stephanie Place, who earned the title of 2008 OVC Runner of the Year for her outstanding performances throughout the season. She won the individual title, and in doing so […]

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Football preview: Jacksonville State

The Golden Eagles take to the field Saturday in their annual Homecoming game, as they will host the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. Tech (3-7 overall, 1-5 OVC) returns home after falling at Tennessee State by a 41-14 count last weekend. JSU is still in the running for a share of the […]

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2008-2009 Golden Eagle Basketball previews

The 2008-2009 Golden Basketball season is set to tip off on Monday afternoon with each team hosting exhibition games. The men’s team, led by Coach Mike Sutton, will tip off at 7:30 p.m. against Anderson at the Hooper Eblen Center. The men return seven players, including five who saw action […]

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Soccer season ends in tournament

Although the loss to the University of Tennessee at Martin in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament ended the Golden Eagles’ soccer season, the program took a successful step forward this year.The sixth-seeded Golden Eagles fought hard against the third-seeded Skyhawks, but the team’s season came to an end on Tuesday. […]

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Students and Soldiers

Passing them on campus, Bill Kinnard and Matthew Gary look like typical Tech students going about their day, toting their work in backpacks and exchanging laughs with friends on South Patio. However, their stories of college life are far from typical.Along with being students, Kinnard and Gary are both in […]

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Some Americans got what they wanted, some didn’t. So what’s next?

Ignorance and racism ended when Barack won the election on Tuesday night. Ha. Just joshin’ ya. Tuesday night I played Ultimate Frisbee while people drove by on Willow Avenue screaming for joy. Wednesday morning flyers screaming hate were posted all over Henderson residence hall at Carson-Newman College. Henderson is a […]

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Sweet victory: confessions of a happy liberal

I wanted to provide a cartoon this week, instead of a column.My boss said it was a no go. But here is what it would have looked like: a stick figure (labeled “Lucas”) raising the roof for five or so frames. Why am I raising the roof? President Elect Barack […]

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Students stamped with Tech post office fee

Students logging on to Eagle online during advisement week may have incurred a tardy $14 Tech post office box fee. While converting from the old S.I.S. data system to the new Banner system, all records regarding student post office box information did not simply convert over onto student accounts. “So, […]