I recently had a rather woeful realization about the heavy dependencies of our generation on new and upcoming technology. This realization struck me when I came across a friend who had just misplaced her iPhone […]
As the third week of the Semester winds to a close, the organizational recruitment begins to slow, football is in full swing and the fall weather has clearly arrived. Seniors, those on a victory lap […]
With his State of the Institute address on Tuesday, Institute President G. P. “Bud” Peterson gave his thoughts on the state of affairs at Tech; however, we feel that his speech left much to be desired.
Last year brought sweeping changes to the status quo on Tech’s campus. We saw deep cuts to HOPE, increases in tuition, even larger increases to the “Tuition Fee” and epidemic levels of construction. In each […]
When some Tech students think of community service, they think of club requirements or court orders. Not too many students think of volunteering as a favored way to spend our limited free time. However, I […]
To foster a warmer relationship between students and professors this semester, faculty were encouraged to spend a few minutes on the first day of class discussing themselves, their work and their current research interests. While […]
Recently, the NCAA has cracked down on several college football programs such as USC, Ohio State, LSU, North Carolina and recently Tech. Some fans of the game might argue that the amount of recent allegations […]
For the Freshman Survival Guide, it’s tradition that the gray-haired, wise old seniors impart tidbits of wisdom to doe-eyed freshmen before starting our final years at Tech. As cheesy as it is, it’s an excuse […]
You’re an officer in your favorite organization. I’d imagine that you’re feeling a mix of excitement and fear, and that your mind is filled with grand plans for the future and more than a few bits of apprehension. Don’t panic.
A quick look at what’s HOT and what’s NOT around campus this week. HOT: Swarming Starbucks The center of campus is getting an extra jolt of caffeine from the Clough Commons Starbucks. Soon, students in […]
An A and a 4.0 GPA mean less today than they did 50 years ago. Many students, high in hubris and low in modesty, wear their high GPAs on their sleeves proudly, while many of their As were given rather than earned.