Month: November 2012


‘Cloud Atlas’ almost too ambitious, confusing

#8220;Cloud Atlas” is a visually appealing fantasy film that is almost too thought provoking. Based on the novel by David Mitchell, “Cloud Atlas” follows six characters across different times and weaves the characters together through six stories to show how people connect and influence one another’s lives. The film explores […]


Humans vs Zombies enters second campaign

#8220;Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag that started at Goucher [College] in 2005,” Morgan Elmore, sophomore and one of the moderators of the game, said.  “They wanted to take the concept from games like ‘Left for Dead’ and movies like ’28 Days Later’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead,’ […]


Must read books for the fall, winter

It’s that time of year again! The weather is getting colder, and everyone is busting out the sweaters and boots. This is the perfect time to pick up a book and lose yourself in a new story. Why not read some of the popular hits to fill you in on […]


‘Cabaret’ opens at BDPH

The Backdoor Playhouse is presenting the musical “Cabaret” beginning Thursday night. Tech’s Center Stage Series, in cooperation with the English and communications department and the Tech Players, are performing “Cabaret,” with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. It is based on a book by Christopher Isherwood. Set […]


‘The Walking Dead’ is back, bigger than ever

The hit show “The Walking Dead” has returned for a new season of zombies, killing and surviving on AMC. When the show ended its second season, Shane had been killed by a gunshot from Rick and then killed again by another gunshot from Carl after Shane came back to life […]


Hurricane Sandy: The alarm has sounded

The United States government has placed pressure on Israel to give up land for peace for many years. However, the land of Israel was promised to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and their descendants. This pressure has resulted in judgment on the U.S. from the same God that promised Israel to the […]


We are better off than we were four years ago

A question Mitt Romney loves to tell us to ask ourselves is “are we better off than we were four years ago?” Romney asks this question under the prevailing notion the answer will be no, but when you use facts and logic you will see the answer is yes, we […]


Campus transforms into safe haven for LGBT students

Project Safe Haven is turning departments and offices around campus into safe places for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and questioning students. Lambda, Tech’s gay-straight alliance, started the project to give LGBTQ students safe places to talk and get resources after bullying and suicide numbers among the LGBTQ community have been […]


Organizations gear up for Homecoming

With Homecoming and purple pride in the air, students have been buying supplies, working on floats and getting involved in this week’s events. This year some fraternities and sororities have teamed up to work on Homecoming activities. “We are paired with a fraternity, and both organizations have a set budget […]