Day: February 19, 2010

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Core Ensemble prepares musical following four influential women

“Ain’t I a Woman!,” a music theatre piece performed by the Core Ensemble, is scheduled 7 p.m. on Mar. 1 in the Wattenbarger Auditorium.The production celebrates the lives of four influential African American women: renowned novelist and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, ex-slave and fiery abolitionist Sojourner Truth, exuberant folk artist […]

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Comics that should be on your radar: Daytripper and Mice Templar

Daytripper, the brain child of Brazilian twins Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon, is full of imagination and creative storytelling. In addition, the visual aspect of the book is above and beyond most others on the rack.The art in the book oozes style, which Bá perfected through his work on various […]

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Tech’s counseling center to host NEDA Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week will be hosted by Tech from Sunday to next Saturday. “We say stop, take a breath, and for one week in the year, let’s only weigh the size of our hearts, not the size of our hips,” said Lynn Grefe, CEO National Eating Disorders Association. In […]

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Movie Talk

The Wolfman follows the plot you expect to see after watching the previews and trailers. While investigating the mysterious death of his brother, Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) is bitten by a werewolf. From there, the plot follows him as he adapts to his new condition as it brings up […]

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The Fisk Jubilee Singers to perform tonight at Tech

The Fisk Jubilee Singers are scheduled to perform in Wattenbarger Auditorium in the Bryan Fine Arts Building at 7 p.m. Nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance, the group is from Fisk University in Nashville and performs worldwide. The Fisk Jubilee Singers have performed slave songs since 1871, […]

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Events on the Horizon

February 19th:Fisk Jubilee Singers – 7 p.m. in Wattenbarger AuditoriumThe Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) – 8 p.m. in the Backdoor Playhouse Stephen James / Otherwize / Andrew Buckner – 7 p.m. at First and Cedar February 20th:The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) – 2 & 8 p.m. […]

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SGA urges students to vote on SOLO fund

The campus-wide student vote on the Student Organization Life Opportunity Fund will be held Thursday. SOLO, championed by SGA administrators and executive officers, proposed a $20 tuition hike per semester for students. This money, for students and by students, would be placed into two accounts. A superfund containing 75 percent […]

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Go inside the booth:

Recently, The Oracle had a chance to sit down with Andy Smith, one of WTTU 88.5 FM’s DJs. Smith hosts “Teacher on the Radio,”one of WTTU’s longest running shows. In addition to hosting his show on Monday nights at 9 p.m., Smith is an English professor at Tech.Q: Do you […]

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Wing Watch

Cosmos Bar & Grill is one of the few restuarants in town to offer breaded chicken wings and none make them as well as Cosmos does. Cosmos offers the standard variety of flavors, but the one really worth checking out is their “Cosmic” flavor. “Cosmic” is drier than the other […]